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Levi Strauss And Co. Vs. Imperial Online Services Private Limited

Intellectual property protection is important for fostering innovation. Without protecting the innovations, businesses may not be able to reap the full benefits of their ideas. Companies has started to use different IP to protect their innovations to differentiate their products from others and to avoid infringement of their innovations. In today’s time the risk of … Continue reading Levi Strauss And Co. Vs. Imperial Online Services Private Limited

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Protection Of Traditional Knowledge And Cultural Heritage Under IPR: An Indian Outlook

Intellectual Property Rights is a term that rarely requires explanation in modern times. The phrase Intellectual Property expresses the notion that its subject matter is the result of the intellect or mind. It serves as both a deterrent and an incentive for creators, whose work might otherwise be freely exploited by others. In relation to … Continue reading Protection Of Traditional Knowledge And Cultural Heritage Under IPR: An Indian Outlook

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IPR in Bazaar: Finding the Right Balance

It’s an overly common practice by manufacturers/advertisers/vendors in local market retail outlets to put up popular celebrities photos/images in packaging of non-branded products. It is at its peak, particularly during festival of lights, i.e. Diwali. During the festival of lights, it can easily be seen that a lot of fireworks stores sell Diwali crackers with … Continue reading IPR in Bazaar: Finding the Right Balance

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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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Concept of Trade Dress in India

Trade dress is understood to constitute as protection awarded to packaging or appearance of a product, it can also include shape, colour scheme protection or anything in appearance that makes the product distinguishable to consumers. This concept has originated from the United States’ Lanham Act of1946under section 43(a) a product’s trade dress can be protected … Continue reading Concept of Trade Dress in India

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Proposed Amendment In Intellectual Property (IP) Law For Protection Of Sound-Mark In Vietnam

Vietnam is proposing to amend In Intellectual Property (IP) law  For Protection to allow registration of sound mark, that is, sound acting as a trademark. A sound trademark, or sound mark, is a trademark where a unique sound performs the typical functions of a trademark – distinguishing the origin of a product or service. The … Continue reading Proposed Amendment In Intellectual Property (IP) Law For Protection Of Sound-Mark In Vietnam

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Rise Of IP Issues Due To The Increasing Popularity Of NFTs

Introduction It is no news that cryptocurrency and blockchain technology have taken over the sphere of digital currency. But in this sphere of metaverse and blockchain currencies, the Ethereum blockchain has gained skyrocketing popularity with the evolution of Non-Fungible Tokens. NFTs have indeed transformed the world of digital assets and ownership, with sales as high … Continue reading Rise Of IP Issues Due To The Increasing Popularity Of NFTs

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Preliminary Injunction Denied: Manufacturer Must Have a Perpetual License to Continue, Court Held

Plaintiffs and counterclaim-defendants Mrs. Fields Famous Brands, LLC (“Famous Brands”) and Mrs. Fields Franchising, LLC (“Fields Franchising”) appealed from the district court’s order granting a preliminary injunction in favour of defendant and counterclaim-plaintiff MFGPC Inc. (“MFGPC”). Famous Brands is a limited liability company organized under the laws of the State of Delaware with its headquarters … Continue reading Preliminary Injunction Denied: Manufacturer Must Have a Perpetual License to Continue, Court Held

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Colour As A Trade Dress In The Pharmaceutical Industry

Introduction The notion of trade dress is defined in Section 2(zb) of the Trademarks Act 1999, which defines a ‘trademark’ in broad terms, including shape, packaging, and color combinations, as long as they can be graphically depicted and identify goods or services. Colors and color combinations are important in distinguishing products on the market. A … Continue reading Colour As A Trade Dress In The Pharmaceutical Industry

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Role Of NFTs In The Fashion Industry: An Overview

Introduction Recently, a new trend of merging blockchain technology with the creative intellectual property via non-fungible tokens (“NFTs”) had taken place. The idea has spread across all market sectors, and now luxury fashion retailers have joined the tokenization bandwagon. The principles that govern the luxury fashion industry are similar to those that govern other industries. … Continue reading Role Of NFTs In The Fashion Industry: An Overview

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