Trademarks in India are registered under the Trademarks Act, 1999 (“Act”). An application is filed to the Registrar of Trademarks (“Registrar”) for registration.
Intellectual Property Law
Introduction to Passing Off It is quite common in today’s news articles to observe statements such as ‘Shop owner sells low grade products with logo of branded
A trademark is generally a visually perceptible sign used in relation to goods services. The primary purpose of a trademark is to identify commercial
A patent is an exclusive privilege given to the author by the State to prohibit anyone from utilizing, creating, and selling an invention for a specified duration of time. It applies to a monopoly right on an invention. However, not all inventions are patentable
Assignment of Patents : Sec 68 of the Patents Act, 1970, provides for the assignment: Sec.68 also provides for the mortgage of, licence in or
Copyright in a work does not subsist in perpetuity. The term of copyright protection is limited to the life of the author and fifty years after his death (usually referred to as ‘fifty years pma’ i.e. post mortem auctoris) in most of the countries. The limited duration
Section 37 and Section 39A of the Copyright Act govern the provisions relating to broadcast. Section 37 grants broadcasting organizations a special right, namely the broadcast reproduction right. The term