Hard hitting ---- stringent action against the breach of law.

Category: Non - IPR

Date: Apr 11,2018

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The current event tumbling up in terms of threat to the countries assets is an alarming one. This has led to several questions upon upkeep of the such assets or property, it's misuse, harm to the society and many more unanswered questions.

The ongoing US investment restrictions on Chinese companies by imposing heavy tariffs on Chinese goods is directed towards the later's intellectual property theft. This includes a list of products from aerospace upto machinery and foods. US reports suggests that China's policies has harmed the American economy to the tune of hundreds or billions of dollars in trade each year. US has proposed this as a first move among many.

Another threat emerging the global economy is in the area o....

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3. It’s all about evidences for the determination of ‘well-known mark’: M/S.N.Ranga Rao & Sons vs M/S.Shree Balaji Associates

Category: Intellectual Property

Date: Jul 30,2018

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The Madras High court made a significant observation that a mere passing reference cannot determine a ‘well-known’ trademark as defined in section 2(1(zg) of the Trademark Act 1999 and Rules 2000. In order to determine a well-known mark, the necessary findings in the form of evidence and documents has to be produced. Otherwise, the mark cannot be accepted as being well known.

The petitioner is engaged in the business of manufacturing and marketing incense sticks and dhoop sticks. The adopted ‘Cycle’ brand name and being using the same since 1954. This house mark with device of cycle is registered under all the 34 categories of trademark classifications(as per Tradeamark Act 1958).

The respondent applied for ....

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