201904.12
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Session on “Trademark infringement and enforcement” at UPES University, Dehradun

Our Partner, Abhishek Nangia on invitation of UPES University, Dehradun interacted with law school students and faculty teachers on recent trends in ‘Trademark infringement and enforcement” on 12th April. The session generated active interest, deep discussions and questions from enthusiastic audience. It also gave us insight into how generation Z think and interacts with brands.

201904.12
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TrustLaw Awards 2019

We are delighted to share that our firm has been nominated for the ninth annual TrustLaw Awards 2019 for our contribution on the project “Using Solar Power Energy to Refrigerate Vaccines” developed by Institute for Transformative Technologies Foundation. The TrustLaw Innovation Award recognises projects that feature not only a new and exciting idea or enterprise,…

201903.19
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Ranjan Narula- INTA’s newest board member

We are proud to say that Ranjan Narula, Managing Partner is now a part of the INTA’s newest board members. Ranjan hopes to bring his “perspective on the cultural and emerging market issues that could be quite different to more developed economies”. With his presence on the board, Ranjan believes he can help INTA members…

201903.18
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Tech and IP: Turning ideas into impact – A Perspective on Technology Transfer, IP Commercialization, IP Valuation and Industry Academia Collaboration

Our Partner, Rachna Bakhru was recently part of Panel Discussion at the conference- Tech and IP: Turning ideas into impact – A Perspective on Technology Transfer, IP Commercialization, IP Valuation and Industry Academia Collaboration”. The conference was organized by UKIPO (Intellectual Property Office of the United Kingdom) at The Lalit Hotel, Hall Regal, New Delhi….

201903.14
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RNA supported IPBC India 2019 event at JW Marriott Hotel, Bengaluru

RNA supported IPBC India 2019 event at JW Marriott Hotel, Bengaluru. The event was attended by Our Managing Partner, Ranjan Narula and Managing Associate, Suvarna Pandey. This event attracted an exceptional industry-led audience of senior executives from major IP owning regional and international corporates and key figures from the research and governmental communities. Ranjan Narula…

201903.08
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The digital revolution and the future of India’s financial service brands

India is one of the most vibrant global economies thanks to its robust banking and insurance sectors. The country’s financial sector is undergoing rapid expansion, not only for existing businesses but also for new entities entering the market. The government has introduced several reforms to liberalise and regulate the financial sector, which comprises commercial banks,…

201903.06
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Court holds owner of Trademarks are not expected to pursue every Infringer

Nizam, the title of ruler of Hyderabad in 18th century is known to Delhites as a restaurant chain that sells kebab rolls. The restaurant chain NIZAM’S is seeking to restrain its former franchisee from using the mark ‘New Nizam’s Kababs and Biryani’. The Plaintiffs, Rajesh Chugh and ors (Rajesh) filed suit against the Defendants, Chhavi…

World Trademark Review (WTR) has ranked RNA, Technology and IP Attorneys in their Silver Band category for IP protection in India- enforcement and litigation for 2019 edition of the WTR 1000.
201902.27
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World Trademark Review (WTR) has ranked RNA, Technology and IP Attorneys in their Silver Band category for IP protection in India- enforcement and litigation for 2019 edition of the WTR 1000.

RNA has won effusive praise for its “commercially focused approach, superb work quality and professionalism”. Our Managing Partner, Ranjan Narula being the star of the show has been commended for his advisory work and has been recognized “Clever and knowledgeable, he pulls off successful enforcement campaigns daily. He does not over-lawyer things; instead he dispenses…

201902.08
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Supreme Court sets aside order in Monsanto case

The new year brought new hopes for Monsanto with the Supreme Court setting aside a Division Bench order of the Delhi High Court dated April 11 2018 which held the Monsanto patent for Bt cotton invalid. Background The genesis of the dispute between the parties is a sub-licence agreement dated February 21 2004 in which…

201902.07
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Beauty may be ‘heavenly’ but not justifies use of ‘Miss Heaven’

Two cosmetic firms are at loggerheads over trademark rights in ‘Heaven’ for use in relation to cosmetics. Gurnam Singh (Gurnam) has filed a suit before the Delhi High Court to safeguard its rights in the registered mark Blue Heaven and restrain G.I. Cosmetics (GIS) from using the mark ‘Miss Heaven’ in relation to nail polish,…