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DECEPTIVE SIMILARITY OF TRADEMARKS- THROUGH JUDICIAL DECISIONS

Deceptive similarity can in simple terms be described as likeness between two trademarks which can probably mislead the general public of average intellect to believe that the present mark is in one way or the other connected to another registered or well-known trademark. Deceptively similar trademarks seem visually and phonetically [...]

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PRE-LITIGATION MEDIATION IS NOT MANDATORY IN CASES CONCERNING URGENT RELIEF

Bolt Technology (the plaintiff) brought this lawsuit against Ujoy Technology Ltd. (the defendant) in order to restrain the defendant from infringing its intellectual property rights, unfair competition, and other rights. Using the mark "BOLT" in connection with ride-hailing, food and grocery delivery, automobile rentals, e-bike and scooter rentals, and [...]

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What is Patent Landscape Search?

Patent Landscape is a survey aimed at providing an overview of a given field on a single platform, providing multiple insights for decision makers. The Patent Landscape Analysis can take a large number of patents and extract relevant information that helps to understand a particular area, all of which [...]

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Copyright Registration

COPYRIGHT

Copyright refers to the ownership rights in original works which are of literary, theatrical, musical, and artistic nature. Copyright registration grants a set of rights to the work, including reproduction, public communication, adaptation, and translation.  INDIA Copyright Registration in India is advisable as proof of legal ownership in an original work.  Filing [...]

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Trademark Registration in Sri Lanka

Trademark Registration in Sri Lanka

WHO CAN FILE A TRADEMARK Any natural person or a Legal entity can file a trademark application in selected specification of goods or services. The Applicant for trademark under Sri Lankan Trademark law can also be foreign national and/or Legal entity as well.  SELECTING A TRADEMARK While selecting a trademark, the two [...]

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Trademark Registration in Maldives

There is no specific Trademark Law in the jurisdiction of Maldives.  a) If Applicant’s Company is Registered in Maldives  The Maldivian Registered Companies (or a Maldivian national) can apply for Trademark Registration Certificate for a prescribed fee. The documents needed for Trademark Registration are as follows: Trademark registration application form Softcopy of trademark Copy [...]

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Trademark Registration in India

WHO CAN FILE A TRADEMARK Any natural person or a Legal entity can file a trademark application in selected specification of goods or services.  The Applicant for trademark under Indian Trademark law can also foreign national and/or Legal entity as well. India is compliant to the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of [...]

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