Monthly Archives: November 2020


The Indian market is filled with counterfeit (brand logo and label) and knockoff (design) products which are copies of original fashion designs. The various laws under the IPR regime which protect these designs are: 1. DESIGNS ACT,2003 A design to be registered within the ambit of Sec 2(d) of the Act has to satisfy certain conditions such as: 1. Originality 2. No public disclosure in any part of the world in a tangible form prior to filling for registration (Trademark Registration
Can ideas be patented in India

Protecting an Idea: Can ideas be patented in India?

Whether an idea can be patented is a question of debate. To cut it short, mere idea cannot be patented (patent registration in delhi), however, having said that an idea is the most important step towards being able to obtain a patent. There is a very thin line between an idea and an invention because every invention is first an idea which later matures and gets patented if it meets the patentability criteria. Even though idea is first step towards an

Documents Required for Trademark Registration in India

A trademark is one of the components of Intellectual Property Right and is designated by the symbol TM or ® or mark is a distinctive sign or indicator of some kind which is used by an individual, business organization or other legal entity to distinguish their product and services from others in the market. A trademark can be a name, word, phrase, logo, symbol, design, image, or a combination of these elements. Any person who claims to be a trademark owner