A recent High Court decision in MakeMy Trip India Pvt. Ltd v Dialmytrip Tech Pvt Ltd demonstrates that new market entrants must be wary of confusing customers through their trademarks.
In ITC Limited Virginia House & Ors v Britannia Industries Ltd., the Court highlighted the importance of safeguarding intellectual property in the consumer goods industry emphasizing the need for fair competition and the prevention of market confusion.
In the latest interview with a female entrepreneur in our series marking World IP Day 2023, Nikita Jajodia of Nourish Organic Foods discusses the importance of branding, the threat from copycats and the significance of certification.
The petitioner (Macleods Pharmaceuticals Limited) is a pharmaceutical company incorporated under the provisions of Companies Act, 1956. It challenged the order passed by the Intellectual Property Appellate Board, allowing a rectification application filed by respondent number 4 (Sun Pharmaceuticals Ltd) which was directed to delete the entry of the registered trade mark ‘OFLOMAC’ registered by the petitioner.
In the first of a series of interviews with women entrepreneurs in India to mark World IP Day 2023, Ms Vidya Rajarao of Fraudopedia talks about protecting the company’s valuable training content, the importance of funding and network support, and how to earn the trust of young people.
We live in a celebrity-driven economy. The notion of ‘celebrity’ has undergone a significant change in the recent years, where newer concepts of popularity such as ‘influencers’ have altered the impact and meaning of the term. This article explores the various rights available to a celebrity to protect their status, personalities and image. We also probe into the conventional definition of ‘celebrity’ and whether there is scope to stretch the meaning to include artificial intelligence.
The NTA Annual Meeting Live+ – the biggest annual gathering of IP practitioners – took place in Singapore in May. Aarna Law was represented by Spandana Ashwath. The INTA Annual …