Month: November 2013

Cadbury Loses Trade Mark Battle

  31st October, 2013 was a dooms day for Cadbury when it lost 4 of its éclair related trademarks on the basis of rectification petitions made by ITC. S. Usha, the Vice-Chairperson of the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB), ordered with a direction to the Registrar of Trade Marks to remove the trade marks registered under … Continue reading Cadbury Loses Trade Mark Battle

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Indian Patent Office Rejects Compulsory Licensing Application: BDR Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. Vs Bristol Myers Squibb

India issued its first CL last year for a Bayer’s kidney liver cancer drug Nexavar to an Indian generic manufacturer Natco on all three grounds of section 84 (1) including reasonable requirement of public not being met, non availability of drug on affordable prices, and non-working of the invention in the territory of India. This … Continue reading Indian Patent Office Rejects Compulsory Licensing Application: BDR Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. Vs Bristol Myers Squibb

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Anti Dilution Protection of Trade Mark: Bloomberg Case

The era of globalisation and internationalisation of trade and commerce has developed certain complex socio legal issues with regard to well known Trade Marks. Trade Marks are territorial in nature, but in the light of globalisation and internationalisation there is need to protect well known trade marks against their dilution beyond geographical limits. A trade … Continue reading Anti Dilution Protection of Trade Mark: Bloomberg Case

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