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Trademark Meaning Objective and Infringement Trademark Meaning, Objective and Infringement Introduction Trademark Meaning Objective and Infringement In common parlance, trade Mark is understood as a visual representation in form of word, phrases, logo on a product used by a company as a brand to give a particular product or class of products a distinctive meaning to make the association of product to particular company or brand somewhat clear. Trade Mark on a product gives an assurance to experts, purchaser, and consumer about a certain level of quality in the product.  Accordingly, national legal instruments like Indian trademark Act.1999 and international…

India to drastically reduce trademark registration time: FM Arun Jaitley Finance Minister of the country said that the government of India is planning to put in a mechanism which will drastically bring down the current time period taken for trademark registration to maximum of 1 month by 2017. He further added that is the government is trying to find out the best way possible so as to reduce the time to as less as possible. India to drastically reduce trademark registration time He further said that in India, we have a robust law for the registration of trade mark which…

Date for Enrollment as Facilitators for Startups in Patents and Trademarks extended up to 10-07-2016 The date as facilitators for startups in Patents and Trademarks extended up to 10/07/16. The scheme for Facilitating Start–ups Intellectual Property. The SIPP which was launched by the government of India has been notified by CGPDTM in the IPO website about the facilitators in patents, designs and trade marks who conveyed their willingness up to 10/03/2016 to function as facilitators for start- ups. The CGPDTM also provided a list of these facilitators on the IPO website. Date for Enrollment as Facilitators for Startups in Patents…

Design Registration in India Design refers to aesthetic features of shape, pattern, configuration, ornament, and composition of lines or colors applied to an article in two dimensional or three-dimensional forms by an industrial process or any mechanical process or both. As per the Indian Design Act, 2000 the term of design is 10 years from the date of its registration which can be renewed for 5 more years. The criteria for registration of a design are Design Registration in India It should be novel. It should not have been disclosed to the public by publication or by any use in…

FAQ of Copyright Registration FAQ of Copyright Registration Q For what can copyrights be obtained? Answer:- You can get a copyright for any unique and creative content. This could range from design, sketch, painting, song recording, music video, movie file, poem, book or even a short story. Q What is the validity of a copyright? Answer:- Copyright protection typically lasts for 60 years. In the case of original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works the 60-year period is counted from the year following the death of the author. In the case of cinematographic films, sound recordings, photographs, anonymous and pseudonymous…

FAQ of Design Registration FAQ of Design Registration Q1. What is a Commonn industrial design? Answer:- In a legal sense, an industrial design constitutes the ornamental or aesthetic aspect of an article. An industrial design may consist of three dimensional features, such as the shape of an article, or two dimensional features, such as patterns, lines or color.design registration Q2. What kind of protection does an industrial design right offer? Answer:- In principle, the owner of a registered industrial design or of a design patent has the right to prevent third parties from making, selling or importing articles bearing or…

FAQ of Patent Registration FAQ of Patent Registration Q1. What can be patented? Answer:- It can be any invention related to work, manufacturing, the machine, process, computer software or any other which was never introduced to the public before. If a patent is granted in India does it mean that it will protect my invention outside India as well?A patent granted in India is applicable only in India i.e. a patent owner cannot exercise his rights outside India. If the patent owner wants to get protection in countries outside India then they can apply for the same in other countries…

Patent Office Action Response Patent Office Action Response – After the patent application has been filed, the examiners of the patent office examine the Patent application. For this, a request for examination has to be filed with the Indian patent office. The timeline of filing request for examination is within forty-eight months from the date of the priority or filing date of the application, whichever is earlier. Without filing of the request for examination, the patent office does not commence the examination of the patent application. Separate government fee has to be paid for filing request for examination. An examination…

Amendments in Trademark Application Amendments in Trademark Application The trademark law in India provides for an opportunity to the applicant of a trademark to correct the filed application to the extent it involves minor changes only and does not substantially affect the identity of the trademark or extent the goods or services covered by the application. In case the amendment is such which materially alters the filed mark application does not meet above criteria the applicant must move a fresh application. The correction or amendment as allowed under Section 22 can be made at any time after an application is…

Reply to TM Examination Report Reply to TM Examination Report The application for the registration of trademark examined by the examiner to see that it fulfills all the procedural requirements such as filing the application in appropriate form and manner, payment of the prescribed fee, that it contains the appropriate description and is properly classified. In case, of an International Application which claims priority on the basis of an earlier application filed in the applicant’s home country or in any convention country, the application is filed within 6 months as per Paris convention. Examiner is further obligated to see whether…

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