This presentation provides an overview of IP litigation in India with a compilation of broad level statistics of litigation in various areas of IP. The presentation can be accessed here. Written by Dr. Kalyan Kankanala – Read my Works of Fiction at www.kalyankankanala.com
Protecting Other Forms of IP Written by Dr. Kalyan Kankanala - Read my Works of Fiction at www.kalyankankanala.com
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In a constant attempt to improve its quality and services, the Indian Trademark Office has launched an online request facility for correction of trademark records. This online correction request service is to be used only for the correction of clerical and/ or typographical errors in the data entry at the […]Read more ›
The Trademark trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) has recently rejected Apple Inc.’s appeal to register its music app logo on grounds of being too similar to an already registered logo by MySpace. The tech giant that has a knack in making its presence known perpetually in the intellectual property law […]Read more ›
This is in furtherance of the earlier post by Ms. Aruna Mukund dated 25th August 2012 with respect to the case between Britannia Industries vrs. GlaxoSmithkline Consumer Healthcare Ltd. To give a quick backdrop of this case, Britannia had filed a suit seeking for an interim injunction for infringement of […]Read more ›
Viacom, recently filed a petition before the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board claiming ownership over any and all catchphrases used by the reality star Mike Sorrentino in the show titles ‘Jersey Shore’ on MTV. This move came from MTV’s daddy after Sorrentino attempted to trademark two of his famous phrases […]Read more ›
In what seems to be a rare instance in the trademark world, Patrick Wensink, the author of the book ‘Broken Piano for president’ was pleasantly surprised instead of being annoyed when he received a cease-and-desist notice from Bourbon whiskey giant, Jack Daniel’s. When Jack Daniel’s attorneys came across Patrick’s book, […]Read more ›
Another thrilling story about trademark infringement has surfaced about Apple with yet another suit filed against it in China. After the latest settlement with Proview in a case relating to the mark ‘IPAD’ in China, Apple has been sued for trademark infringement again by Jiangsu Xeubao, a company based out […]Read more ›