Copyright Registration

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

Copyright Registration in India. Copyright registration under the Copyright Act, 1957 is optional and not mandatory. Thus, registration of a copyright is no condition for claiming copyright in a work. Essential documents for Copyright registration in India. ·

Trademark Registrants Beware: Important U.S. Trademark Developments Can Result in Cancelled Registrations

JD Supra Law

trademark registration that is not being used in connection with some or all of the goods/services set forth in the registration. The purpose of the two new proceedings is to eliminate overly broad and deadwood registrations.

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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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Patent Registration Process in India

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

The post Patent Registration Process in India appeared first on Biswajit Sarkar Blog Conceiving the Invention. The inventor should collect as much information as possible about his invention.

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.

Trademark Use vs. Registration: What is the difference?

Patent Trademark Blog

Do you need a registration in order to use a trademark? Unless a trademark application is based on a foreign registration , the applicant would be required to show usage of the applied-for mark on the relevant goods or services before the USPTO will issue a trademark registration. The US differs from certain foreign countries that enable registration of a mark without use. Why register a trademark if you can use it without a registration?

Bad Faith in Using “Cham”: Champengwine Denied TM Registration in Singapore

IP and Legal Filings

The word “Champengwine” was denied registration by the Registrar in Singapore stating bad faith on the part of the Applicant. The applicant as a part of their business applied for registration of the mark “Champengwine” in Singapore.

Procedure For 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. Design Registration fees in India.

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.

Supreme Court to Hear Case Regarding When Providing Inaccurate Copyright Registration Information Affects a Registration’s Validity

JD Supra Law

to determine whether invalidation of copyright registrations under Section 411(b) of the Copyright Act has an intent-to-defraud the Copyright Office requirement. A valid copyright registration is a prerequisite to bringing an infringement suit in federal court.

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.

What To Do When Your Trademark Registration Is Not Renewed

Patent Trademark Blog

What happens when a trademark registration is not renewed? Trademark registrations have strict time periods for renewal. In trademark vocabulary, the process of “renewing” a registered trademark is known as post-registration maintenance. The time period for maintaining a registration is typically a 1-year window that begins and ends on very strict dates. Let’s look at your options when your trademark registration is not timely renewed.

sofTMware® : a free tool for monitoring the status of trademark applications and registrations

Erik K Pelton

sofTMware® : a free tool for monitoring the status of trademark applications and registrations. The post sofTMware® : a free tool for monitoring the status of trademark applications and registrations appeared first on Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC

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.

Trademark Registration = a Vaccine to Protect Your Brand From Danger

Erik K Pelton

Trademark registration acts much like a vaccine: a proactive step to help a brand fight off potential infringers 24/7 by appearing in the USPTO database, and by strengthening the brand’s immunity system in the event of an infringement or dispute.

Trademark registration works 24/7/365 to guard a brand in the USPTO database

Erik K Pelton

Trademark registration guards a brand in the USPTO database 24 / 7/ 365 when other people are research new brand name possibilities, and when examiner are reviewing new trademark applications for possible conflicts.

Registration of Geographical Indication in India

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

Besides, any association of persons or organizations can make an application for registration of Geographical Indication in India. The applicant should check whether the indication falls under section 2(1)(e) of the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999.

Vaccinate Your Brand with Trademark Registration

Erik K Pelton

The post Vaccinate Your Brand with Trademark Registration appeared first on Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC. Just like a vaccine strengthening and boosting your immune system, so does protecting your brand by registering it in the USPTO database. What else can you do to boost your brand protection in this age of the pandemic and beyond? In this episode, Erik injects his insights on how to get better trademark protection.

Trademark Registration: The Whole is Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts

Erik K Pelton

There are numerous benefits to trademark registration. In this episode Erik explains why, when it comes to trademark registration and protection, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. The post Trademark Registration: The Whole is Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts appeared first on Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC. There are numerous benefits to trademark registration.

Registration of Geographical Indication Process in India

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

An application for registration of a Geographical Indication can be made by any associations of persons or organizations representing the interests of the producers of the respective goods. Registration Certificate.

Protection from a trademark registration – it never sleeps

Erik K Pelton

” A trademark registration’s protection never sleeps too: it can appear in searches of the USPTO database conducted 24/7. The post Protection from a trademark registration – it never sleeps appeared first on Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC

Trademark Registration works for the owner, even in their sleep

Erik K Pelton

There are several key benefits to trademark registration. So, once it’s registered, the registration is literally working for the owner 24/7. Having the registration also makes it easier to deal with any possible infringers.

PROCEDURE FOR TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN INDIA

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

On the other hand, the same decided in favor of the applicant, the trademark goes for registration. Registration of Trademark. If the accepted trademark is not opposed during the advertisement for 4 months, then it will proceed for trademark registration.

Having Trademark Registration is Like Double Insurance for Your Brand

Erik K Pelton

Trademark registration can act like fire insurance, smoke detectors, and fire extinguishers to safeguard your brand. The post Having Trademark Registration is Like Double Insurance for Your Brand appeared first on Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC. Trademark registration can act like fire insurance, smoke detectors, and fire extinguishers to safeguard your brand.

Registration is Open: Southwest Florida Legal Summit

LexBlog IP

Registration. Please feel free to submit any questions for the presenters at the time or registration. Henderson Franklin’s legal team returns to Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa on Friday, February 25, 2022 with a new twist.

Trademark registration: a brand’s best safety feature

Erik K Pelton

Trademark registration is the #1 safety feature for brand; like seat belts in a car. The post Trademark registration: a brand’s best safety feature appeared first on Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC

ARIPO Member States adopt the Kampala Protocol on Voluntary Registration of Copyright and Related Rights

The IPKat

Late last month (August), the Kampala Protocol on voluntary registration of copyright and related rights within the framework of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) was adopted at a Diplomatic Conference held in Kampala, Uganda.

USPTO Moves Ahead with Changes to Patent Bar Registration

IP Watchdog

Following a Request for Comments in March 2021, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) yesterday published a Federal Register Notice updating the General Requirements Bulletin (GRB) for admission to the registration exam to practice in patent cases before the Office.

court declines to drop hammer on competing game despite registrations

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WRB has an incontestable registration for “Hammer-Schlagen” and a registration for the trade dress of its stump, cross-peen hammer, and nails: specifically, “a three-dimensional configuration. DAMM has a registration for “Minneschlagen.” WRB’s word mark registration states that “the English translation of ‘hammer-schlagen’. WRB had a presumption of ownership for both “Hammer-Schlagen” and trade dress because of its registrations. WRB, Inc.

TikTok Seeks Trademark Registration For Cryptocurrency Services

LexBlog IP

To continue reading, click: TikTok Seeks Trademark Registration For Cryptocurrency Services. IPNews® – On December 1st, 2021, Bytedance filed a TIKTOK trademark application for use in relation to cryptocurrency services.

SCOTUS Hears Oral Arguments in Unicolors v. H&M Case that Could Redefine Copyright Registration Standards

Copyright Alliance

H&M, a case centered around when a copyright owner’s mistake on a registration application is enough to result […]. H&M Case that Could Redefine Copyright Registration Standards appeared first on Copyright Alliance.

Podcast: Adams & Adams discuss the challenges of registration in Africa

Managing IP

Jenny Pienaar and Kareema Shaik of Adams & Adams consider pharmaceutical registration in the larger African markets, dealing with the challenges of registration and the subsequent enforcement of rights

Customs and Border Patrol Registration for Your Trademark

Erik K Pelton

The post Customs and Border Patrol Registration for Your Trademark appeared first on Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC. Many business owners may not realize that if they deal with tangible goods, they can protect their brand with U.S. Customs and Border Protection in addition to the USPTO. In this episode, Erik details how to add this tool to your brand protection toolkit.

KVIC Secures Trademark Registration for “Khadi” in Bhutan, Mexico, and UAE

IP and Legal Filings

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has secured trademark registration for the brand name “Khadi” in three more countries which were Mexico, United Arab Emirates, and Bhutan. It is not the first time that the brand “Khadi” gets its registration in other countries.