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Infringement suit be filed at plaintiff’s principal/registered place: DHC

The Delhi High Court clarified that the plaintiff cannot file a trademark infringement suit at far flung places under the guise that it is carrying on business there when their principal office is situated in some other place. The Court … Continue reading

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India-Singapore signs IPR MoU: Govt.

India and Singapore have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP). This is the two countries’ first bilateral MoU on industrial property cooperation. Under … Continue reading

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Radical changes in FDI policy regime; Most sectors on automatic route for FDI: Govt.

Indian Government has decided to introduce a number of amendments in the FDI Policy. Changes introduced in the policy include increase in sectoral caps, bringing more activities under automatic route and easing of conditionalities for foreign investment. These amendments seek … Continue reading

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Short term Yoga programmes included in Tourist Visa and e-Tourist Visa

Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has taken a decision to include short term yoga programmes in Tourist Visa and e-Tourist Visa. The Government has decided to include “attending a short term yoga programme” in the list of permissible activities under … Continue reading

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Physical office required for ‘carries on business’: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently narrowed the scope of the expression ‘carries on business’ and thus held that an Indian company cannot be regarded as carrying on business in Delhi if it neither has a principal office, head office, registered … Continue reading

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Abandonment orders passed by Trademark Office kept in abeyance: TM Registrar

Indian Trade Marks Registry has treated many applications as abandoned under Rule 38 (5) of the Trade Marks Rules 2002, in cases where no response to examination reports containing office objections, (issued under rule 38 (4) and section 18 (4) … Continue reading

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AGI Office within purview of RTI Act: DHC

The Delhi High Court ruled that the office of Attorney General of India (“AGI”) is a ‘public authority’ under the Right to Information Act (“Act”) as it is established under the Constitution of India. The Court said that, “the role … Continue reading

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Indian Patent Office launches new search facility InPASS

Indian Patent Office has launched a new search facility “Indian Patent Advanced Search System (InPASS)” which allows a full-text search to be conducted in all the Indian Patents as well as Patent Applications. http://goo.gl/xbAjry INPASS supports wild-cards, truncation as well … Continue reading

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Registrar to decide TM amendment applications on case by case basis: DHC

In a very important ruling concerning amendment of trademark applications, the Delhi High Court ruled that the Registrar of trademarks shall decide the applications for amendment on a case by case basis and struck down the office order by Controller … Continue reading

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