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Sound Mark Registration Process in India

The association and distinguishment of source of goods and/or services through visible marks is not recent and examples of the same may even be found during ancient times, such as the Harappan civilisation. The identification of a distinctive mark has traditionally been limited exclusively to visual parameters. However, the evolution of different technologies and innovations …

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A&A submits comments on Draft Delhi High Court Intellectual Property Rights Division Rules 2021

The Delhi High Court (vide a Public Notice dated October 8, 2021) had published the Draft Delhi High Court Intellectual Property Rights Division Rules, 2021, and invited the members of the Bar to submit comments thereto. The proposed Rules formed the latest of a series of initiatives that the Delhi High Court has taken since …

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Madras High Court reiterates stay on some provisions of the Information Technology (Guidelines for intermediaries and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021

The Madras High Court (vide its order dated September 16, 2021) has reiterated the stay of Rules 9(1) and 9(3) of the recently notified Information Technology (Guidelines for intermediaries and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 by the Bombay High Court. The Madras High Court pronounced the referenced order after hearing the clubbed writ petitions …

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ASCI issues final guidelines for influencer advertising on Digital Media

The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) issued the guidelines for influencer advertising on digital media on May 27, 2021. The guidelines will apply to the commercial messages or advertisements published on or after 14th June 2021. The guidelines have been introduced with the aim of protecting the interest of consumers such that they must …

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