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The Importance of Timely Renewal for Trademark Registrations in India

Renewing a trademark registration in India is an important process for businesses to maintain the exclusivity of their brand and protect their intellectual property. It is essential for businesses to understand the process of trademark renewal and the importance of timely renewal in order to avoid…


Steps for Renewing a Trademark Registration in India

Trademark registration in India is a process that allows businesses to protect their brand and intellectual property. A trademark registration is valid for a period of 10 years and can be renewed after the expiration of the initial registration period of 10 years. The process of renewing a…


Trademark Prosecution in Bangladesh

To file a trademark application in Bangladesh, you can either submit the application online or in paper form at the trademark office in Dhaka. The Bangladesh trademark office follows the 10th edition of the NICE Classification and has a list of accepted goods and services. You can file a trademark…


India: Losing rank in ease of Piracy

Indian business owners are constantly worried about the Ease of doing business, but yet they were not aware of one ranking where the country was in the top 10 places once. It is the Ease of doing Piracy. Twenty years back computer and computing services were very rare thing that was used only for…


Delhi High Court grants interim protection to Amitabh Bachchan against unauthorised use of his voice, photos & likeness

Justice Navin Chawla of the High Court of Delhi granted an ad interim ex party injunction in favour of the well-known actor Amitabh Bachchan in the suit Amitabh Bachchan v. Rajat Nagi & Ors., CS(COMM) 819/2022. The suit was filed by the veteran actor to protect his rights against the use of his…


Who can file the request for examination of a patent application in India?

In the Indian Patent system, an application for the grant of a patent is taken up for examination by the Indian Patent Office only when a request for examination of the application is filed. Unless a request for examination is filed by either the Applicant or any other interested party there shall…


Pre-Litigation mediation in Intellectual Property matters in India

The Commercial Courts Act (hereinafter referred to as “the Act”) was enacted in 2015 to establish a definite procedural framework for dealing with commercial disputes. Commercial disputes include any dispute arising out of trade relationship between parties such as mercantile documents, partnership…


Pre-Litigation Mediation in Commercial Disputes in India

Alternate methods of dispute resolution are amicable methods of resolving disputes without the intervention of courts. It decreases the burden of the courts and encourages settlement proceedings among the parties. Generally, Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) uses one or more neutral third parties…


FLY HIGH vs FLY HIGHER, Delhi High Court Decides Upon Infringement of a mark not being used as a Trademark

The Delhi High Court’s Justice Jyoti Singh vide her order dated October 28, 2022 has vacated an ex-parte ad interim injunction (dated January 21, 2022) against Tata Sia Airlines for using the mark ‘Fly Higher’ in their promotional campaigns. The case, Frankfinn Aviation Services Private Ltd. vs…


Trademark renewal in Pakistan

A trademark in Pakistan can be renewed for a period of 10 years. A request to renew a trademark in Pakistan should be made at any time during 6 months before the expiry of the trademark. A trademark application filed post-April 12, 2004, is granted registration for 10 years from the date of…