TRADEMARKS The Delhi High court in a case [1] temporarily restrained Novakind Bio sciences Private Limited from using its pharmaceutical products bearing the word “KIND” on the ground that it could cause confusion among the public into believing that its pharmaceutical products have something to do with the mark “Mankind”. Mankind argued that the suffix “KIND” is a dominant feature

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BOOSTING THE STARTUP ECOSYSTEM AND IMPORTANCE OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS (IPR) The COVID-19 pandemic has put the economies around the world to a standstill, Indian economy has been derailed due to the nationwide lockdown which has lead into disruption of supply chain. The Governments around the world have come with plans to revive the economy. Following the lead, Indian Government

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Trademark, Movie Titles and Protection under the Intellectual Property Law in India By Aarushi Jain (Partner) and Karan Jain (Intern) The name or title of the movie is the most important part of determining the identity of the movie and making it distinct in the minds of the audience. It is interesting to note that movie titles cannot be protected

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Counterfeiting and infringement of Intellectual Property Rights – A threat during covid-19 – Lexology

Counterfeiting and infringement of Intellectual Property Rights – A threat during covid-19 With the COVID-19 outbreak, the counterfeiting of products and infringement of intellectual property rights has been on an alarming rise at both national as well as international trade level. The COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown imposed by the governments have caused a severe blow to the global economy,

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NBFCs: Is there a level playing field yet? With the Union Budget 2021 around the corner and sweetness of halwa ceremony done, there are few tax demands which have been continuously ignored by the government. One such demand is granting tax parity to NBFCs as with Banks/ financial institutions.  A Non-Banking Financial Company (“NBFC”) is a company incorporated under the

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IPR Update-1

TRADEMARKS Delhi High Court in a case1 restrained Anoop Tech from putting up the infringing contents in relation to the SAP SE’s trademarks and copyright on its websites www.anooptech.net and www.anooptech.com or any other website(s) created or on third party websites/platforms. SAP SE argued that they are the owner of the trademark ‘SAP’ and also own the copyright in the

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