India

Required documents for Trademark renewal in India, documents for Trademark renewal in India, documents required for Trademark renewal in India, Trademark renewal documents in India

Required documents for Trademark renewal in India

Once registered, a trademark application must be renewed every ten years, or the trademark will be deleted from the Register of Trademarks. A trademark renewal application must be made using Form TM-R and the stipulated fee of INR 9000 per class within one (1) year after the expiry of its registration. Failure to submit the required fee with the Form TM-R may result in the trademark being removed from the Register.If no application for renewal of a trademark is [...]

India Strengthens Patent System with New Rules: A Closer Look

India Strengthens Patent System with New Rules: A Closer Look

In a significant development for India’s intellectual property landscape, the Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2023, which were circulated for discussions and consultations with stakeholders on August 23, 2023, have now been formally notified on March 15, 2024. Coinciding with this notification is the notable achievement of the Indian Patent Office (IPO) granting a remarkable 100,000 patents in the current financial year. This convergence underscores a pivotal moment in India’s patent regime, heralding advancements aimed at fortifying the nation’s innovation ecosystem. The [...]

The procedure of trademark renewal in India, procedure of trademark renewal in India, trademark renewal in India, India trademark renewal

The procedure of trademark renewal in India

In India, trademarks are initially registered for 10 years and must be renewed after that. The application for trademark renewal must be filed within one year of the registered trademark’s expiration date. Before the last registration of a trademark expires, the owner of a registered trademark should get a notice from the Trademark Registrar’s office advising him/her of the imminent expiry and the conditions for fee payment. If the owner fails to renew the trademark before it expires, the Registrar [...]

India initiates Special drive program to dispose old pending trademark applications, Special drive program to dispose old pending trademark applications, India initiates Special drive program to dispose old pending trademark ,

India initiates Special drive program to dispose old pending trademark applications

India’s Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs, and Trade Marks (CGPDTM) has announced a Special Drive for Old Pending TM Applications, scheduled from April 8 to April 25, 2024. The aim is to expedite the disposal of longstanding trademark applications that have been awaiting show cause hearings, particularly those with outdated service or email addresses. Applicants and their representatives are urged to attend physical hearings at their respective Trademarks Registry branch offices during the specified dates, bringing along [...]

India opens new communication platform Helpdesk Portal between the agency and applicants, India opens new communication platform Helpdesk Portal , India opens Helpdesk Portal ,

India opens new communication platform Helpdesk Portal between the agency and applicants

India’s Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs, and Trade Marks has introduced the Open House Helpdesk Portal in February 2024, aiming to centralize communication regarding intellectual property (IP) matters for applicants and stakeholders. This portal aims to facilitate the resolution of issues related to patents, copyrights, designs, trademarks, geographical indications, and semiconductor integrated circuit layout designs efficiently and promptly. Key features include a ticketing and notification system, enabling users to track and communicate about the progress of their concerns [...]

India reaffirms its strength on the protection of AI-generated works, India reaffirms its strength on the protection of works, India reaffirms its strength on the protection of AI works,

India reaffirms its strength on the protection of AI-generated works

The Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry declared on February 9, 2024, that the existing legal framework for patents and copyrights in India is sufficient to safeguard AI-generated works and associated innovations, negating the necessity for separate rights for such creations. According to a press release from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, India’s Copyright Act of 1957 offers effective civil measures and criminal remedies to address infringement issues, including digital circumvention. Gautam K.M., a partner at Krishnamurthy & Co in [...]

India reports a fragile music industry highly vulnerable to copyright violations, India reports a fragile music industry , India's music industry highly vulnerable to copyright violations,

India reports a fragile music industry, highly vulnerable to copyright violations

India’s music publishing industry faces significant challenges, particularly in copyright compliance, according to a report released by EY in December 2023. While the industry has witnessed growth in revenues, reaching Rs8.84 billion (US$106.7 million) for the period of 2022 to 2023 from Rs3.4 billion (US$41 million) for 2019 to 2020, issues such as weak copyright compliance, lack of awareness of music rights, and legal ambiguities hinder its progress, resulting in a lower global revenue ranking compared to other countries. The report [...]

India recorded a remarkable increase in patents granted, India recorded a remarkable increase in patents , India recorded increase in patents granted,

India recorded a remarkable increase in patents granted

In a significant achievement, the Indian Patent Office granted a record-breaking 41,010 patents during the fiscal year 2023 to 2024, as of November 15, 2023. This milestone marks the highest number of patents ever awarded in India. The trajectory of patents granted in India has shown remarkable growth over the years. The number of patents granted was 4,227 for the fiscal year 2013 to 2014, which increased to 28,385 for the fiscal year 2021 to 2022. Subsequently, it surged further [...]

India introduces new Mediation Act, new Mediation Act of India, India introduces Mediation Act,

India introduces new Mediation Act

India’s approach to dispute resolution underwent a significant transformation with the enactment of the Mediation Act of 2023, effective from September 15, 2023. Despite mediation being used as a pre-litigation or dispute resolution method, this legislation formalizes and strengthens the country’s mediation procedures, establishing it as a highly effective alternative to prolonged litigation. The Mediation Act of 2023, aimed at promoting and facilitating mediation, places emphasis on institutional, online, and community mediation to resolve disputes in a time-bound manner. Section [...]

Main events at the GIPC 2024, Main session in GIPC 2024, events at the GIPC 2024,

Main events at the GIPC 2024

With the theme “Innovate, Protect, Scale”, the 15th GIPC aims to inspire and empower attendees to unlock their full potential in the rapidly evolving IP landscape. GIPC is Asia’s premier event for in-house IP counsels, innovators, and IP attorneys from around the world. With a humble beginning in 2009, when just 60 individuals gathered in a single room, GIPC has evolved into a prestigious platform that has attracted over 4,100 delegates and renowned speakers from reputable international IP organizations. Over the [...]

WhatsApp chat

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more infomation

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close