Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Section 31D of the Copyright Act, 1957, which was added by the Copyright (Amendment) Act, 2012, empowers the Appellate Board to fix royalty rates for performances or radio or television broadcasts of literary and musical work and sound recordings. The purpose behind fixing a royalty rate and interfering with the free market price negotiation process […]

IPAB decision to remand to the case to the Trade Marks Registry here evidently was a failure of the Registry to issue notice to the Appellants before deleting their names from a trade mark registration. This is, to all rights, a post-registration question. HON’BLE SHRI JUSTICE MANMOHAN SINGH HON’BLE DR. ONKAR NATH SINGH (PVPAT) 1. […]

It is evident from the record and facts stated above, prima facie, it appears that the applicant is the prior user and prior adopter. The logo F.K. appears to have been adopted by the applicant from their corporate name.The user of the applicant is since 1969. There is a sufficient material available on record. On […]

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