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Changes in Madrid Protocol

Changes in Madrid Protocol

The Madrid Protocol is a well-known international trademark registration and protection system for efficient and easy trademark filing and management. However, certain changes to the Madrid Protocol starting November 1, 2023, will come into effect. These changes are mainly: Stating the time limit within which

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Trouble for Ozempic

Trouble for Ozempic

Novo Nordisk’s Ozempic, also known as semaglutide, is a drug generally used to treat type-2 diabetes. However, the market for Ozempic is facing major shortages in supply globally due to its off-label use. The drug has gone viral over social media due to its side

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Trademarking Colours

Trademarking Colours

The commencement of the Spring/Summer Fashion Week 2024 has seen luxury brands display their designs on the ramp again. Apart from designer clothes, this year also saw the debut of new signature colours of two beloved luxury brands-Burberry and Gucci. Alongside Hermes’s ‘Orange H’, Valentino’s

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Rejection Of Virtual Image

Rejection Of Virtual Image

  In February 2022, Colt CZ Group SE (Colt) a Czech holding company filed an application to register a mark depicting an assault rifle as a European Union Trademark (EUTM)containing the word elements “CZ BERN 2”. The class applied for was under Classes 9, 35

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Large Language Models

Large Language Models

  In the patent and innovation industry it is important to be updated on the same level with the emerging technologies and trends for both the companies and the innovators. Due to the large amounts of data involved this can become quite challenging and time

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New Designed Mask

New Designed Mask

The Indian Navy has a rich history and has undergone significant developments in terms of research and inventions. With a great sense of pride, we announce that the Indian Navy has introduced a new design for a mask to be used in their course of

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Proposed Patents Rules

Proposed Patents Rules

  August 22, 2023, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, proposed the Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2023. The proposed amendment is an attempt at expediting the process of patent applications and regulation of the same, which are

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Sonos V. Google: Patent Wars

Sonos V. Google: Patent Wars

  Sonos and Google have finally ended their long patent infringement disputes. The primary contention here is that Google was accused of infringing Sonos’ patents covering their sound technology and smart speakers. Sonos, initially known as Rincon Audio, is an American company based in Santa

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Ed Sheeran in Copyright War

Ed Sheeran in Copyright War

Ed Sheeran is a world-renowned singer, songwriter, and composer. He has become a household name owing to hits like “Perfect”, “Shape of You”, “Castle on the Hill”, “Photograph” etc. His music is characterised by easy-to-understand lyrics and soft yet catchy tunes. Looking back, his career

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‘Taco Tuesday’ Tango

‘Taco Tuesday’ Tango

The word expression ‘Taco Tuesday’ is of an unknown origin. But over the period of time, it has become a popular marketing tag line for the restaurants and bars to attract customers on a particular day of the week typically on Tuesday to sell the

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