Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics – 20th January 2023 to 27th January 2023
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by BananaIP Reporter
1w ago
BananaIP Counsels, India’s premier Intellectual Property firm, presents statistics from the Official Journal of Patents and Designs published by the Patent Office on January 27, 2023. INDIAN PATENT STATISTICS The 4th issue of the Patent Journal, 2023 has published 1,155 patent applications, with 435 of these being early publications and 720 classified as ordinary publications. Compared to the preceding week, this week’s total grants have decreased by 24.93% to 614 applications. Early Publications City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change Delhi 148 79 -46.62% Mumbai 2 ..read more
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Case Review: Delhi High Court Upholds Ruling in Global Music Junction Pvt. Ltd vs Annapurna Films Pvt. Ltd., & Ors.
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by BananaIP Reporter
1w ago
Global Music Junction Pvt. Ltd vs Annapurna Films Pvt. Ltd., & Ors On 6 January 2023, the Delhi High Court heard the copyright infringement lawsuit of Global Music Junction Pvt Ltd (“Plaintiff”) against Annapurna Films Pvt Ltd and others (“Defendants”). The court was presided over by Hon’ble Mr. Justice Amit Bansal. Background of the Case Global Music Junction Pvt Ltd is a production and distribution company for music and entertainment content. They had entered into an agreement with Keshari Lal Yadav, a famous singer from the Hindi film industry, to create 200 songs with exclusive rights ..read more
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Subway Loses Battle for Interim Injunction against Suberb
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by BananaIP Reporter
2w ago
Subway IP LLC v. Infinity Food & Ors. Summary: In this case review, the plaintiff, a U.S.-based company operating a well–known global chain of restaurants under the name ‘SUBWAY‘, filed an infringement suit alleging that the Defendant‘s brand name and logo “Suberb“ with its colour combination of yellow and green is identical to their mark “Subway,” as well as that the names of their sandwiches are deceptively similar to those of Subway. The Court adjourned to allow the Defendants to make modifications to avoid infringing upon Plaintiff‘s trademark. After modifications, including changin ..read more
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Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics – 13th January 2023 to 20th January 2023
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by BananaIP Reporter
2w ago
BananaIP Counsels, India’s premier Intellectual Property firm, presents statistics from the Official Journal of Patents and Designs published by the Patent Office on January 20, 2023. INDIAN PATENT STATISTICS The 3rd issue of the Patent Journal, 2023 has published 1,100 patent applications, with 533 of these being early publications and 567 classified as ordinary publications. Compared to the preceding week, this week‘s total grants have decreased by 10.69% to 818 applications. applications published in the journal, 689 applications account for early publications while 435 applications accoun ..read more
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GI Registration for Kashmiri Crafts: Delhi High Court Denies Interim Injunction on ‘Schezwan Chutney’ Trademark
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by BananaIP Reporter
3w ago
This news has been prepared by Trademark Team at BananaIP Counsels to provide an overview of the latest developments in trademark law. Highlights include the Delhi High Court denying an interim injunction on the ‘Schezwan Chutney‘ trademark, the similar pattern registered as a design does not disentitle trademark registration, no claim of trademark protection over words alone for ‘SANJHA CHULLAH‘, and Kashmiri Crafts in line for Geographical Origin Stamps. These recent judgments by courts show the importance of your brand‘s trademarks and how they can be used to protect your products or servic ..read more
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Delhi HC Summons Triller, PEMRA Raids Cable Operators Over Indian Content, Adeia Inc. & FetchTV Renew IP Licensing Agreement
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by BananaIP Reporter
3w ago
In this edition, we will be looking at three recent IP–related developments from different parts of the world. First, we will look at a copyright infringement case filed by Yash Raj Films against the American video-sharing app Triller. We will also take a look at PEMRA’s raid on cable operators in Islamabad for airing illegal Indian content and Adeia Inc.’s media IP licensing agreement renewal with FetchTV for entertainment services in Australia. Stay tuned for more details on these stories! Copyright Infringement Case: Delhi High Court Summons Triller in Response to Yash Raj Films’ Complaint ..read more
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Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics – 6th January 2023 to 13th January 2023
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by BananaIP Reporter
3w ago
BananaIP Counsels, India’s premier Intellectual Property firm, presents statistics from the Official Journal of Patents and Designs published by the Patent Office on January 13, 2023. INDIAN PATENT STATISTICS The 2nd issue of the Patent Journal, 2023 has published 1,124 patent applications, with 689 of these being early publications and 435 classified as ordinary publications. Compared to the preceding week, this week‘s total grants have decreased by 6.53% to 916 applications. Early Publications City Previous Week This Week Percentage of change Delhi 362 232 - 35.91 % Mumbai ..read more
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Profiting from the Patent Cliff: What Drug Manufacturers Need to Know about Secondary Patents
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by BananaIP Reporter
3w ago
Any drug or molecule is granted 20 years of patent protection, after expiration of which revenue for patented drug decreases sharply as generic substitutes enter the market. The point at which patent protection expires is known as the patent cliff. In such scenarios, drug manufacturers may employ various life-cycle management patent strategies. To extend the exclusivity of the patented product the drug manufacturers may develop variations of originator products and filing patents on isomers, metabolites, prodrugs, new drug formulations (e.g., extended-release versions), and fixed-dose combinat ..read more
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Weekly Copyright, Media, and Entertainment Law Updates
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by BananaIP Reporter
1M ago
This week’s copyright, media, and entertainment law updates are as below- Meta Not to Get Safe Harbour Protection for Copyright Infringement In a class action infringement suit brought by JL Cook, a sculptor, against Meta Platforms Incorporation, in Northern California federal court, the judge said that Meta may not be entitled to Safe Harbour Protection. Cook, alleged copyright infringement over his artwork depicting snakes and other reptiles, by enabling promotion and repost of Facebook Ads of counterfeit copies, in spite of repeated infringement notices. Judge, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, rejec ..read more
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Weekly Trademark Updates
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by BananaIP Reporter
1M ago
This week’s trademark updates are as follows – PhonePe’ vs ‘DIGIPE’ – Madras High Court grants interim relief to the plaintiff PhonePe Private Limited, the plaintiff, has been in the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) business since 2016. DigiPe Fintech Private Limited, the defendant filed an application for registration of the mark “DIGIPE” in September 2022 even after being issued a legal notice by PhonePe. The Madras High Court has temporarily restrained defendant from using its mark ‘DIGIPE’ following a trademark infringement suit by the plaintiff. Further the Court observed that the offendi ..read more
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