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Stop! Don’t Trademark: Prohibited Trademarks In India

Wait! Before you move on to the trademark registration process, make sure your trademark is not remotely close to one of the prohibited trademarks. This blog will specifically talk about prohibited trademarks in India. Prohibited Trademarks In India Indian trademark laws prohibit some specific trademarks from registration based on 2 criteria: Under section 9 and[…]

Service Marks: Examples, Registration, And Benefits

You must have eaten at McDonald’s or enjoyed their takeaway meals at least once in your life. But did you know that the name “McDonald’s” is actually registered as a service mark? If you are confused, thinking, “Hmm, I always thought McDonald’s will be a product trademark as they sell food products.” Yes, they do,[…]

10 Most Weird & Unique Trademarks You Won’t Believe Exist

Can you believe that a smell can be someone’s intellectual property giving them exclusive rights to the scent? Did you know that you can own a sound, gesture or color? Well, it is true, but there are countless examples of unique trademarks (smells, sounds, shapes, and colors). This blog lists the 10 weirdest yet unique[…]

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Complete Process of Trademark Assignment in India

In recent years, trademark registration in India has seen a huge boom. During the past 4 years, the number of trademarks registered in India were equal to the past 75 years. Until 2015, India had approximately 11.9 lakh trademarks. While in 2020, registered trademark in India jumped to a humungous 23.52 lakh trademarks, am enormous[…]

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How to Conduct a Trademark Search in UK?

Anyone who plan to register a trademark in England, Wales, Scotland, or Northern Ireland have this question, how do I check if a trademark is registered in the UK? The answer is simple, perform a UK trademark search. How do trademarks work in the UK? A trademark is a symbol that enables the customers to[…]

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How To Do Trademark Monitoring in the USA?

Once you have registered your trademark with USPTO, it becomes important to keep a watchful eye on the latest filed trademark application to prevent others from using similar words, logos, or designs. The frequent monitoring of trademarks in industries is called trademark monitoring. Trademark monitoring in US helps in identifying potential infringers. Besides, trademark monitoring[…]

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Sound Marks: Registration, Benefits, Examples

I am sure you have eaten at McDonalds at least once in your life or maybe just took a happy meal and ate at your comfort place. But have you ever wondered about the McDonalds’ classic “I’m Lovin it” sound? YES, that is an example of sound mark. Can Sound Be A Trademark? If you[…]

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Certification Marks: How to Get One for Your Products?

Let us imagine a situation. You go to a grocery store to buy a bottle of jam. The store has 2 brands of jam as options. One of them has normal branding, nothing striking. And the other one has a nice aesthetic branding and a certification trademark. The packaging shows the certification mark and guarantees[…]

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A-Z Guide to Trademarks in 2022

“A company’s trademark provides intangible value towards its success.” Trademarks are undoubtedly the ultimate game changers for your brand/company/startup. With the right trademark, you can take your venture to new heights of success. Along with making a unique image of your brand in the market, trademarks also help customers retain your brand’s name via your[…]