We can act as your representatives before the Trademark Officer/ Intellectual Property Appellate Board if you need to oppose a trademark application filed by a competitor or third party.
We can initiate cancellation proceedings to expunge unused trademark registrations from the Indian Trademarks Register in order to enable you to expand your own trademark portfolio. It is our responsibility to assist you in establishing evidence of use of your registered trademark or to argue special circumstances excusing non-use in order to maintain your trademark registration when cancellation proceedings have been initiated against you.
In order to ensure that trademark owners have adequate control over the licensee’s use of the mark, we draft licenses of trademark rights between trademark owners and licensees. The use of trademarks by third parties requires a trademark license in order to preserve the distinctiveness of the trademark.
We provide opinions regarding infringement, passing off, and validity issues regarding all types of trademark rights in India. Our firm has also developed a great deal of expertise in preparing and responding to cease-and-desist letters concerning trademark infringement and passing off.
In addition to trademark infringement and passing off actions, counterfeiting, and cybersquatting, we represent clients in all types of Indian trademark disputes.
The plaintiff, in this case, is Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha and they seek to prevent the defendant, a spare parts supplier by the name M/S Prius Auto Industries Limited, from the usage of the trademarks- “Toyota”, “Innova”, and “Prius”. According to the finding of the court, two of the three trademarks mentioned, namely Toyota and […]
Intellectual property rights create a situation in which the inventor or the creator enjoys full ownership and rights to commercial exploitation of his creation while everyone else is excluded. The justification is that such a creation, if it has material value, must benefit the creator while preventing others who would otherwise commercially exploit the concept […]
WIPO defines copyright as the right of creators to ownership of their creations and to make use for commercial or other purposes. Copyright today covers literary creations, printed material, computer programs, data, audiovisual media, dance, paintings and drawings, photographs, sculpture, architecture, ad material, technical drawings and others that are the outcome of intellectual effort. From […]