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INTA Unreal Campaign – student engagement sessions [26th February 2022]

Our Associate Partner Daleep Kumar and Associate Girish Bhatia conducted a session on February 26th, 2022 at HR College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai. It was a very interactive session with the students from Economics and Commerce backgrounds and the faculties. The session lasted for around 1hr 20mins which was followed by questions and answers….

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What US brand owners must know about India TM filling Practice

Top Ten Tips about Indian trademark practice Indian trademarks law allows filing and registering a mark on the basis of “intention to use” the mark in India. Thus, unlike US trademark practice, brand owner is not required to show actual use of the mark before a mark is registered or within 6 months of registration….

202202.17
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Moonshine is the real Baazigar!

As online gaming industry is gaining traction among the internet savvy generation, the disputes on branding and IP issues had to follow. The post discusses two entities operating online gaming platform pitted against other for the mark ‘Baazi’ (an urdu word that commonly refers to a ‘bet’ or ‘game’). The Plaintiff, Moonshine Technology Private Limited…

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Basmati battles beset producers in India

Basmati is India’s great contribution to the world of gastronomy. People the world over recognise it as a long grain aromatic rice grown in the foothills of the Himalayas. Basmati is popular due to its distinct flavour, aroma, taste, and soft and fluffy texture upon cooking. The agro-climatic conditions of the specific geographical region where…

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Madras High Court Reposes faith in ‘Dr Trust’ brand

The case highlights that due diligence must precede business diversification and new brand adoption. The Plaintiff, Nureca Limited (Nureca), filed the suit to restrain the Defendant, Thaker Brothers (Thaker) from using the mark Doctor’s Trust in relation to blood pressure monitors, pulse oximeters, blood glucose meters, infra-red thermometers. Thaker has filed application to set aside…