The Patent, Trademark Facilitators and the meaning of Startup

The Patent and Trademark Facilitators and the meaning of Startup:  How do the facilitators benefit the Startups and self? There are two documents which should help to understand the purpose of Trademark, Patent, & Design Patent Facilitators, and How their …

Raja vs SPB Copyright rights in a wrong context!

Recent copyright issue escalated by the world-famous music composer illayaraja has created a mass awareness about the intellectual property law. I mean, more than the authors and the legal fraternity, the common public got an awareness about copyright, especially about cinema …

Trademark Rules 2017 Continued

Re-classification of Goods in Respect of Existing Registration Re-classification in respect of existing registration.- (1) On the amendment in international classification of goods and services (NICE Classification), the registered proprietor  of a trademark may apply to the Registrar in Form …

TM Rules 2017 determination of Well-Known Trademark

Determining Indian Well-Known marks status seems like a conflict against international IP policies. In Indian Trademark Registry, well-known marks were publicly listed  in the website. But, they were only based on the Court Judgement, supported by  the extract of sentences …

New Trademark Rules 2017, half-baked e-filing system and administrative system

My experience has been a mix of technology and law. So, I take privilege to comment on the new trademark rules 2017. The recent change in Trademark Rules 2017 and e-filing system is unclear and lacks the touch of professional …

Infringement of unregistered copyright.

Action on unregistered Copyright Infringement.  An interesting article from  Adam source: http://www.legalmatch.com/law-library/article/unregistered-copyrights.html Once a work is “fixed” in a “tangible medium of expression,” it is automatically protected by copyright. Registration is not necessary to receive copyright protection. An unregistered copyright …