As Vistara Takes off –Legally

It is of common knowledge that planes fly by taking off, but sometimes they just have to take off in the other sense of the word! Rightfully!


Infringement & the Essential Feature of a Trademark

The importance of a Trademark and the benefits it confers on a business entity cannot in any manner be overlooked. A dispute arose between Max…


Trademark Pulse pulses the Deceptively similar Pulser

The business was with respect to hard boiled candies and the trademark had gradually acquired popularity among the public since then. The candies…


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…


Protection of Hashtag Trademarks – #cautionwithtrademarks

When the use of the hashtag trademark suggests any sort of connection or link with the trademark owner or creates a likelihood or association with…


Statutory Licenses And Internet Broadcasting

In a recent judgement, the Bombay High Court had clarified an issue of copyright law that is likely to have an immediate impact on the rise in…


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Groundless/Baseless legal threat of infringement of trademarks in India

The Indian Trademark Law grant exclusive rights to the trademark owner. The exclusivity here indicates that the trademark owner has the liberty to…


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All you need to know about trademark registration in the Maldives

Unlike most countries, the process to protect trademarks in the Maldives does not include the same rigmarole of filing, examination, and…


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Infringement of trademarks and its remedies in India

A trademark/service mark, is a word, name, symbol or device that is used in trade in respect of goods/services to indicate the source of the…


How Toyota turned the table for Trans-Border Reputation in India

Trans-Border reputation is a concept that has been well founded in the Indian legal system since the landmark Whirlpool decision in 1996. This…