Our Associate, Sandeep Gupta discusses “India—Protectability of Slogan Marks” A slogan is a repetitive, short, instantly appealing and memorable group of words that people will identify with goods and services instantly. Its variants are former headlines, taglines (also called straplines in U.K) and brand jingles. Brand owners generally use slogans as part of their marketing […]

India has joined three WIPO administered classification treaties designed to ease the search for trademarks and industrial designs. These treaties are the Nice Agreement, the Vienne Agreement and the Locarno Agreement.  The treaties will enter into force on September 7, 2019. Although the Trade Marks Registry and the Designs Office have followed the classification systems under these […]