Tag: Trademark Infringement

Artificial intelligence and Intellectual Property : How to Protect AI-Generated Creations and inventions

Preface Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly becoming a part of our daily lives, with self-driving cars, autonomous weapons, and various services relying on AI systems to varying extents. Artificial intelligence has fundamentally changed how we live and work, developments in machine learning and processing of natural language have given rise to ever-more complex AI systems. … Continue reading Artificial intelligence and Intellectual Property : How to Protect AI-Generated Creations and inventions

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Rise of Social Media: Potential Risks of Trademark Infringement

Trademark; Meaning and need of laws Trademark infringement is the unauthorized use of a trademark which is one of the various ways in which intellectual property rights are violated. In layman, language trademark is a sign that assists distinguish the product of a particular firm from the products of other firms of similar nature. The … Continue reading Rise of Social Media: Potential Risks of Trademark Infringement

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Usage of a registered trademark as keywords in the Google Ads Program would amount to trademark infringement?

Introduction Recently, The Delhi High Court issued an order granting an interim injunction in favor of Makemytrip (Plaintiff) in the case of MakeMyTrip India Private Limited vs Booking.com B.V. & Ors. The Court was analyzing whether the use of trademarks as keywords on the Google Ads Program will amount to trademark infringement or passing off.  Justice Pratibha … Continue reading Usage of a registered trademark as keywords in the Google Ads Program would amount to trademark infringement?

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Safeguarding The Cover, Not The Book: Understanding, By Case Laws, The Theory Of Trademark Dilution

INTRODUCTION Good Biscuits & Bad Biscuits Say, for example, that you like biscuits from brand A. You buy them because they taste good. Now, brand D, knowing the popularity of brand A’s biscuits, releases their product whose packaging and design are similar to that of brand A, and since they look alike, you (and a … Continue reading Safeguarding The Cover, Not The Book: Understanding, By Case Laws, The Theory Of Trademark Dilution

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Trademark Infringement In India’s Pharmaceutical Companies

Introduction Trademark Infringement In India’s pharmaceutical Companies is prospering, with tremendous expansion over the last few decades. The Indian government is working hard to promote this business by enacting and implementing laws that are in line with international norms. Intellectual property rights protection is becoming increasingly important for businesses as the market expands and industry … Continue reading Trademark Infringement In India’s Pharmaceutical Companies

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Trademark Infringement & Their Defenses in India

Introduction The Trademarks Act, 1999 is the legislation that protects trademarks in India. The Act lays down the principles handling registration, protection and penalties against infringement of trademarks. Trademarks are given the status of intellectual property over the globe. There are numerous worldwide & national organizations which try to protect trademark as an intellectual property. … Continue reading Trademark Infringement & Their Defenses in India

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The Practice of “Defendant Masking”: A Mistake or A Strategy?

Introduction As we all know that “Masks” are conveniently used for hiding the real identity of a person, similar is the practice of “Defendant Masking.” As the name suggests, the practice of ‘defendant masking’ is a strategy used by the plaintiffs in IPR suits to avoid detection of matter in the cause list by masking … Continue reading The Practice of “Defendant Masking”: A Mistake or A Strategy?

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Trademark Infringement: Officer’s Choice Vs. Fauji

About Officer’s Choice Officer’s Choice commonly known as ‘OC’, is an Indian whisky brand which is owned by Allied Blenders & Distillers (ABD). It is considered to be one of the largest spirit brands in the world. In 2015 Officer’s Choice overtook Smirnoff vodka to become the world’s largest selling spirit brand. In the year … Continue reading Trademark Infringement: Officer’s Choice Vs. Fauji

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A Win Over The Battle Of Trademark Infringement By Registered Mark Dealing Under A Different Class

The Delhi High Court in the matter of L’AIR Liquid Societe Anonyme Pour I Etude Et I Exploitation Des proceeded Georges Claude And Anr. v. M/S Liquid AIR & Ors. reaffirmed that even if a registered trademark is used as a business name or trading style, it will constitute infringement under section 29(5) of the … Continue reading A Win Over The Battle Of Trademark Infringement By Registered Mark Dealing Under A Different Class

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Belly Fireman! Rescued by Delhi High Court

In the recent decision of Delhi High Court in the case of Reckitt Benckiser(India) Ltd v Dabur India Ltd, the Hon’ble court decided on the issue of deceptive similarity between the television advertisement of Pudin Hara lemon fizz drink and Gaviscon Facts of the case: The plaintiff is a member of Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC … Continue reading Belly Fireman! Rescued by Delhi High Court

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