Parallel imports, overseas brands and registrability of building names came under scrutiny in Australian courts in 2012.
The fact that Pepscanz' PUREX mark is well known in New Zealand was held against it in this recent opposition decision.
A recent case highlighted the importance of publishers obtaining the proper permissions before publishing photographs.
Recent patent legislative changes introduced in Australia have changed the deadlines for filing divisional applications.
India’s journey with Geographical Indications (GI) started 10 years back in 2003, when the GI Act and Rules came into force.
Delhi High Court has refused to grant an interim injunction in favor of Merck Sharp and Dohme against Glenmark Pharmaceuticals in relation to MSD’s Sitagliptin patent in India.
While, "Imitation is the best form of flattery", would the same hold true for the case of Intellectual Property as well?
On 1 April 2013, The Supreme Court in India dismissed Novartis AG's appeal for patent protection for its cancer drug Glivec.
By its judgment dated March 15, 2013, the Madras High Court ("the Court") held
that the amendment made in the year 2005 ("2005 Amendment") to section 126 of the
Patents Act, 1970 ("the Act") pertaining to the qualifications for registration as patent agents is unconstitutional.
A discussion which highlights the remarkable and progressive phase Trademarks Law is passing through in India.
With the pharmaceutical industry going the generic way, the innovation in the industry seems to be going downturn.
With the globalization and commercialization of the Internet, Domain names have taken on a new connotation as business identifiers.
India has signed the Madrid Protocol on April 08, 2013 and has become the 90th member of the Madrid Protocol.
The full bench of Delhi High Court has recently on a reference made in the case of Reckitt Benkiser India Ltd. v. Wyeth Ltd., decided as what amounts to 'prior publication' under the designs Act, 2000.
As Indian Trademark Jurisprudence adopted the dicta of well-known trademarks, it progressed in making the world a smaller place, vis-à-vis trademarks and Brand significance.