Trademarks- A sanctioned vent of cultural appropriation-II

While trademark is meant for a dual function of identifying and distinguishing from others, public interest and community sentiments have also been…


Trademarks – A sanctioned vent for cultural appropriation?

Imagine not being able to label your lungis, as “lungi” because a juggernaut has registered a trademark for the word? Sounds ridiculous, doesn’t it?…


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…


Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

The Intellectual Property Appellate Board recently held hearings for trademark matters in July 2019. The cause list was sent on a rather short…