Sound Trademarks and their Registration in India

Kashishipr

Under the Indian Trade Marks Act of 1999 , if a sound is or has become a distinctive or unique symbol associated with one undertaking, it will be eligible for obtaining Trademark Registration. Sound Trademark Registration Procedure in India.

Trademark Registration for MSME

Intepat

Additionally, trademark registrations for MSMEs are relatively cost-effective. Let us look into how trademark registration can act as an added advantage to a company registered as MSME. Registration fee. The registration process is relatively simple and requires few documents.

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Difference Between Trademark And Design Registration In India

IP and Legal Filings

There are added benefits to each IPR that come along with their registration. Registration is the procedure of filing a particular mark/ name under the respective authority of legal statutes. On the other hand, the Patent Office is in charge of regulating Design Registration.

State vs. Federal Trademark Registration

Erik K Pelton

The post State vs. Federal Trademark Registration appeared first on Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC. When you register your trademark with the USPTO, you get protection in all 50 states. However, there are instances where state trademark protection may make sense. In this episode, Erik clarifies these instances. When you register your trademark with the USPTO, you get protection in all 50 states. However, there are instances where state trademark protection may make sense.

Registration and Protection Of Industrial Design In India

IP and Legal Filings

In this blog we will talk about the process of registration and what type of protection is provided under the designs act. ADVANTAGES OF DESIGN REGISTRATION. Several benefits come along with the registration of a design in India. REGISTRATION PROCESS OF DESIGN IN INDIA .

How to Cancel a Trademark Registration

Patent Trademark Blog

We’ll certainly delve into a TTAB cancellation in this post, but we now have a couple more ways to cancel a trademark registration. A TTAB trademark cancellation is a 2-party adversarial battle between the challenger and the trademark registration owner.

THE Ohio State Trademark Registration: Ornamental Features & Consent Agreements

JD Supra Law

On June 21, 2022, The Ohio State University (OSU) obtained a federal trademark registration (U.S.

Registration of Motion Mark as Trademark in India

Kashishipr

While applying for the Trademark Registration of a motion mark in India, it is essential to ensure that the mark is capable of being depicted on paper. It elaborates on the registration, protection, and enforcement of non-conventional trademarks keeping in mind the interests of the applicants.

Getting your Trademark Registration in Bahrain

IP and Legal Filings

Foreign applicants who are not resident in the Kingdom must apply through IP Registration Agents or law firms authorised by the Industrial Property Directorate. Process of registration. There are two ways for going ahead of trademark registration.

#1 Tip When Applying for Trademark Registration

Erik K Pelton

Over the years, Erik has shared dozens of trademark registration tips. The post #1 Tip When Applying for Trademark Registration appeared first on Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC. Over the years, Erik has shared dozens of trademark registration tips. In this episode, he reveals the most important one. In this episode, he reveals the most important one. Podcast Series: Tricks of the TRADE(MARK

Trademark registration: a boost to any brand’s immune system

Erik K Pelton

The following is a transcript of my video Vaccinate Your Brand with Trademark Registration. Trademark registration is like a vaccine to protect your brand from harms and dangers and risks, because when we get vaccinated, we’re boosting our immune system.

Trademark Audit: How to lose your trademark registration

Patent Trademark Blog

A trademark audit is a USPTO program to check random trademark registrations to see if the registered trademark is still in use. Known as the Post Registration Audit Program , the goal of the USPTO is to bolster the accuracy and reliability of its trademark register. Audits give the USPTO a way to cancel registrations for trademarks no longer in use with the exception of marks with excusable nonuse. Which trademark registrations bear a greater risk of being audited?

Delhi High Court Revives PPL’s Copyright Society Registration Application, Sets Aside Registration of RMPL

SpicyIP

PPL filed an application for re-registration as a copyright society in March 2013. Subsequently (according to averments), an application for re-registration was filed once again in 2018 by PPL. Image from here.

What does it feel like to receive a trademark registration?

Erik K Pelton

That feeling that our clients get when they receive their trademark registration certificate – pride in their brand, and assurance know that it is protected – I know that feeling firsthand, having received more than 10 trademark registrations for our own EMP&A brands!

SEYIDOGLU: Even “Incontestable” Trademark Registrations Are Vulnerable to Cancellation

Trademark, Copyright, and Unfair Competition Law B

However, the TTAB found that Petitioner failed to sufficiently demonstrate Nema Food Distribution’s intent to deceive the trademark office in procuring the SEYIDOGLU registration and dismissed Petitioner’s claim for fraud. Incontestable Trademark Registrations Are Not Bulletproof.

Victory for Unicolors as SCOTUS Rules Innocent Mistakes of Law Can’t Invalidate Copyright Registration

IP Watchdog

Copyright Act “does not distinguish between a mistake of law and a mistake of fact; lack of either factual or legal knowledge can excuse an inaccuracy in a copyright registration under §411(b)(1)(A)’s safe harbor.” In a 6-3 decision today, the U.S.

When Should I Apply for Trademark Registration?

Erik K Pelton

Listen to this episode to learn why the timing of a trademark filing is important, and why both new and existing businesses can benefit from filing for registration now. The post When Should I Apply for Trademark Registration? Listen to this episode to learn why the timing of a trademark filing is important, and why both new and existing businesses can benefit from filing for registration now. Sooner is generally better.

Federal Trademark Registration

JD Supra Law

Is your trademark registered? Should you register it? Why should you register it? What do you have to do? What does the process look like? Can you do it yourself or do you need to hire an attorney?

Registrability Of The Two-Letter Wordmark

IP and Legal Filings

Instead of showing two or more letters as letters in and of themselves, the letters might be entwined or interwoven into a single device, formed into a monogram, which is prima facie registrable as a device. Registrability of letters or numerals as wordmark. Introduction.

Design Registration in India

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

This means that it should not have been used or published in any nation prior to the date of the registration application. · Designs that stand similar or resemble already existing designs do not qualify for registration. REGISTRATION PROCEDURE.

The Copyright Needle in the Budget Haystack (And Why Requiring Registration for Copyright is a Really Bad Idea)

Hugh Stephens Blog

These ranged from legislation to enable Canada’s participation in the Lunar Gateway, to Criminal Code … Continue reading "The Copyright Needle in the Budget Haystack (And Why Requiring Registration for Copyright is a Really Bad Idea There it was!

Trade Mark Registration

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

The application for trade mark registration is followed under Section 18 of the Trade mark Act, 1999. Eligibility: The applicant must be eligible to file a trade mark registration application. Who can file the application for registration of trade mark.

Commerce Office of Inspector General Says USPTO is Failing to Prevent Fraudulent Trademark Registrations

IP Watchdog

Department of Commerce Office of Inspector General (OIG) published a final report on the audit of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) trademark registration process. The report ultimately found that the trademark registration process was ineffective in this respect.

Trademark Registrations: The Principal Register vs. Supplemental Register

Above the Fold

Prevents the registration of confusingly similar marks with the USPTO. The Principal Register is also typically more desirable for trademark owners considering the additional time and cost associated with litigating a trademark infringement claim with a Supplemental Register registration.

Thaler Pursues Copyright Challenge Over Denial of AI-Generated Work Registration

IP Watchdog

The complaint marks the start of a new phase of Thaler’s attempts at obtaining a copyright registration for “A Recent Entrance to Paradise,” an AI-generated work that is the output of Thaler’s AI system known as Creativity Machine. On June 2, Dr. Stephen Thaler filed a complaint in the U.S.

Can a Copyright Registration be Invalidated based on Mistakes in the Copyright Application?

JD Supra Law

What if you were unaware that you made some mistakes in the copyright application and the copyright application issued into a copyright registration? You subsequently find that someone is infringing your copyright registration and you file a lawsuit against them for copyright infringement.

Certification brands reveal registration and infringement struggles

Managing IP

Sources at Underwriters Laboratories, the Idaho Potato Commission and elsewhere say specimen requirements can complicate certification mark registration

Bombay High Court Rules that Copyright Registration of a Label is not Compulsory

Kashishipr

NTC even referred to the Bombay High Court’s judgment in Dhiraj Dharamdas Dewani vs. Sonal Info Systems Pvt Ltd, where it held that Copyright Registration is compulsory to maintain a civil or criminal action under the Copyright Act of 1957. Overview.

CAFC Denies Registration for Stylized.SUCKS Mark

IP Watchdog

Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled earlier today that a stylized form of the trademark for the.SUCKS domain name failed to create a “separate commercial impression” warranting registration by the U.S. The U.S.

Justices Express Frustration Over Question Presented in Unicolors v. H&M, But Lean Toward Preserving Copyright Registrations

IP Watchdog

411 relating to whether courts must have evidence of intent to defraud before referring copyright registration validity questions to the Copyright Office. The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument today in Unicolors v. H&M.

Design Registration Procedure in India

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

This means that it should not have been used or published in any nation prior to the date of the registration application. · Designs that stand similar or resemble already existing designs do not qualify for registration. REGISTRATION PROCEDURE. Design Registration fees in India.

Department of Commerce issues report finding that “USPTO’s trademark registration process was not effective in preventing fraudulent or inaccurate registrations”

Erik K Pelton

“Overall, we found that USPTO’s trademark registration process was not effective in preventing fraudulent or inaccurate registrations.

Copyright Office Rejects Registration for AI-Created Works

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

The post Copyright Office Rejects Registration for AI-Created Works appeared first on Technology & Marketing Law Blog.

Federal Trademark Registration - Part 2

JD Supra Law

Is your trademark registered? Should you register it? Why should you register it? What do you have to do? What does the process look like? Can you do it yourself or do you need to hire an attorney?

U.S. Copyright Office Denies Registration for AI Created Work

JD Supra Law

On February 14, 2022, the Copyright Review Board denied registration for a two-dimensional artwork entitled “A Recent Entrance to Paradise.” What was notable about this artwork was that it was created by artificial intelligence (“AI”).

Trademark registration is better late than never

Erik K Pelton

It is never to late to try to take advantage of the many benefits of USPTO trademark registration. Even a business that has been operating for years without a trademark registration would generally benefit from trying to enhance the protection for the brand by finally registering it.

Copyright Registration in the USA

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

In simple words, copyright does not need registration to be protected. Yet, there are many benefits of copyright registration in the USA. Benefits of Copyright registration in the USA. Copyright registration creates a public record of ownership.

Good-Faith Mistakes of Law Will Not Invalidate Copyright Registrations

JD Supra Law

However, the Supreme Court ruled last week that good-faith mistakes of law will not invalidate otherwise valid copyright registrations. Ignorantia juris non excusat, or, ignorance of the law is no excuse, is a familiar maxim.

Having Trademark Registration is Like Double Insurance for Your Brand

Erik K Pelton

The following is an edited transcript of my video, Having Trademark Registration is Like Double Insurance for Your Brand. Trademark registration, believe it or not, is just like that insurance and that smoke detector and fire extinguisher for your brand.

Checking for trademark registration renewal deadlines

Erik K Pelton

The following is an edited transcript of the video below, entitled How to Check Trademark Registration Deadlines. t’s very important to be timely when renewing trademark registrations with the USPTO. Put in your registration number, and then click the “Status” button.