Our Senior Associate, Ajaya Kumar discusses “Virtual Hearings at the Trade Marks Registry” Much like many establishments in the legal field, the Trade Marks Registry has quickly adapted to a new working style—from offline to online!  In a big announcement made late last year, the Registry commenced virtual hearings in October 2020!   In late October […]

Our Associate & Mgr TMP, Ajaya Kumar V. discusses “No Prima Facie Case When The Plaintiff By Way Of Agreement Has Granted A Free License To Defendant Regarding Contents Of The Website” Recently, Sirona Hygiene Private Limited (“Sirona Hygiene”), an award-winning and widely popular company known for its unique products catering to women’s personal hygiene, […]

Our Associate and Manager (Trade Mark Prosecution and Oppositions), Ajaya Kumar V, discusses on “COVID 19 and the IPR World in India” Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, India has been under a lockdown since March 25, 2020. Although the lockdown is slated to end on April 14, 2020, it appears that the lockdown may […]

Over the last few years, the Indian Trade Marks Registry (“Registry”) has taken the initiative to modernize its working by introducing initiatives such as e-filing, digitization of files, etc.  Yet another initiative in the direction of modernizing is email communication.  In May 2019 the Registry issued a public notice requesting all applicants, registrants and/ or […]