FOOTLOCKERS adoption to capitalize on FOOTLOCKER holds Delhi High Court

Two entities dealing in footwear lock horns over the mark ‘FOOTLOCKER’ before the Delhi High Court. The Plaintiff, Foot Locker Retail, Inc., filed the suit alleging trademark infringement, delivery or rendition of accounts, etc., and to restrain the Defendant from using the mark in relation to their business. The post discusses arguments advanced by the…


Session on Patent filing requirements in India at IIT Kanpur

Ms. Suvarna Pandey, was invited for a session to speak on “Patent filing requirements in India” at IIT Kanpur in an awareness Programme of IP Yatra, an initiative by the Government of India. This Awareness Programme on IP Yatra was organised by MSME DFO, Kanpur in association with IIT, Kanpur on March 21st 2023. The…


The Indian Toy Story

“When I bring to you coloured toys, my child, I understand why there is such a play of colours on clouds, on water, and why flowers are painted in tints.” – Rabindranath Tagore Introduction Currently, there are over 450 products that fall under the scope of mandatory Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS) certification, like CE…


Counterfeits and Pandemic

India and the world witnessed two years of lockdown during which the most developed economies of the world fell apart. With the times so tough and economies facing the worst of their phase, the sector that gave a negative boom to the economies was counterfeits. Evolution of Counterfeits in Pandemic Counterfeiting is not a new…