The Bridge to India- The Guidelines bridging the gap

The Indian Patent Office (IPO) released the guidelines on November 29, 2019. These procedure guidelines mention the procedures that applicants need…


The Bridge to India- The potential of the recent PPH agreement

With the announcement of the Bilateral Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Programme between the Indian Patent Office under the Controller General of…


The Right to be Forgotten

Privacy law was seen in a new light in two landmark judgements given by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). The judgements will act as…


The Influence of the Influential

Celebrities influence us the deepest. Irrespective of our ‘literacy’, they help us ‘decide’ whether to buy a particular brand or not, through their…


The Trademark Office to the rescue; to rectify errors and issue fresh Trademark Registration Certificates.

Trademark holders can finally stop fretting over errors in their trademark registration certificates with the much-welcomed notice by the Indian…


Delhi HC rules against E-Commerce Platforms

Recently, a batch of seven suits for injunction were filed in the Delhi High Court by Amway, Modicare, Oriflame against 1MG, Amazon, Flipkart and few…


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 Guidelines for Permitted Use of Indian Geographical Indication (GI) Logo and Tagline

The Indian Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade issued a public notice on June 24, 2019, along with a draft guideline for comments…


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The Case of Dynamic Injunction

In a recent judgement, the Delhi High Court set a precedent by issuing India’s first-ever ‘dynamic injunction’ against websites who were deemed to be…


Customs Recordal in India – Averting the cross-border movement of infringing goods

With the advancement of technology and the expansion of the grey-market, brands worldwide are currently facing a large-scale import and export of…


Privacy Law in India – The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018

Privacy (and particularly data privacy) has become a major talking point over the last few years. With the exponential growth in digitization of…