Justifying the Trademark Registration Regime

Tracing Origins[1]

Merchants have been using unique insignia on their goods since ancient Greek and Roman times. This was done mainly to inform buyers and other traders of the origin of their goods and to distinguish them from those manufactured by others. This practice was implicitly respected in the merchant community and guilds[2]. But for a long time, they possessed no justiciable right, except under the law of fraud, against any misappropriation of their merchandise marks. Continue reading

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IPFACE’s 1-Day Seminar on Pharma Patenting and Patent Landscaping || 20th June at Pune||Rs. 1500 for Students||

The Intellectual Property Facilitation Center (IPFACE) for entrepreneurs, micro -small-medium enterprises (MSME) is a project of the Venture Center supported by the Development Commissioner, Ministry of MSME, Government of India under the programme titled ” National Manufacturing Competitiveness Programme (NMCP) under XI Plan ” and scheme titled ” Building Awareness on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) for MSME “.

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