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N95: Throwing Light on the Generic Expression of Trademark Registration

N95: Throwing Light on the Generic Expression of Trademark Registration By: Surbhi Verma Face Masks are the new normal because of the widespread pandemic worldwide! For the protection and as a safeguard several masks are available in the market but N95 i.e. Not-Resistant to Oil and the respirator block 95 percent of very small particles has gained a vital standing because of its ability to cover the face property and reducing particles from entering into the mouth and keeping the virus at

Spotify’s Newly Patent Invention: A Caution for Plagiary

Spotify’s Newly Patent Invention: A Caution for Plagiary   By: Shikhar Mishra   In the past few years’ copyrights infringement in the music industry has become a persistent source of misery for writers or music composers. It is because they usually draw ideas or inspiration from the world around them. Often these writers or composer make their own music that involves substantial similarity between the creation and existing works and opens a door for a legal battle. In contemplation of this issue Spotify- a

Intellectual Property Rights: Powerhouse for Encouraging Innovation and Creativity

Intellectual Property Rights: Powerhouse for Encouraging Innovation and Creativity   By: Surbhi Verma   Innovation and Creativity is impotent for society. We would be stuck in a static economy if there will not be much progress without creativity and ideas. Technological advances in all aspects of life have fundamentally altered the way we interact, move and operate. In this context, the term “innovation” refers to the creation, development and implementation of a new product, process or service, with the aim of improving efficiency, effectiveness or

The Transformation Route: Under Madrid Protocol

The Transformation Route: Under Madrid Protocol   By: Surbhi Verma   Can your international trademark application be converted into a National application? This question is a subject of concern due to the threat of central attack under the Madrid system. What is Madrid System? The Madrid System of the International Registration of Marks is governed by the Madrid Agreement, concluded in 1891 and the Protocol relating to that Agreement, concluded in 1989. The system makes it possible to protect a mark in a large number of

COVID 19 or CORONA: Aapda or Avasar for Pharmaceutical Industries?

COVID 19 or CORONA: Aapda or Avasar for Pharmaceutical Industries?   The worldwide pandemic (Aapda) of coronavirus disease, widely referred to as COVID-19, appeared as an Opportunity (Avasar) for the pharmaceutical industry. Apart from having a lot of pressure on the pharmaceutical industry to accelerate vaccines and treatments as soon as possible, the industry is also making an effort to obtain the benefit from their Intellectual Property.  Not only the pharmaceutical industry but the industry involved in the making of sanitizer and

Everything You Need to Know About Deep Learning

Everything You Need to Know About Deep Learning   Deep learning is an artificial intelligence (AI) function that mimics/copies the human brain’s processing of data and pattern creation in order to make decisions. Deep learning is an artificial intelligence branch of machine learning that uses neural networks to learn unsupervised from unstructured or unlabelled data. Deep neural learning or deep neural networks are other terms for the same. Key Learning’s from Deep Learning Deep learning is an artificial intelligence function that mimics the human

Let’s experience the world with Virtual Reality (VR)

Let’s experience the world with Virtual Reality (VR)   What is Virtual Reality? Virtual Reality (VR) refers to a computer-generated experience in which a person can use electronic devices, such as special goggles with a screen or gloves fitted with sensors, to interact within an artificial three-dimensional world. The customer is able to have a realistic feel and sense of reality in this simulated artificial world. Augmented reality (AR) differs from VR in that AR improves the real world as it exists with

BMW vs. DMW: A Fight between Well-Known Mark and an Ordinary Person Mark

BMW vs. DMW: A Fight between Well-Known Mark and an Ordinary Person Mark   • Introduction As Trademarks play a vital role in allowing individuals as well as businesses to maintain the quality and helps them to distinguish their goods and services from that of another. The logo, symbols and words relating to a specific brand are etched into the minds of customers by persistent goodwill and steady delivery of high-quality products over a time span in the market which creates a unique identity

Burger fight between fast food titans: Mc Donald’s wars Hungry Jack

Burger fight between fast food titans: Mc Donald’s wars Hungry Jack   McDonald’s isn’t loving it! As the Australian Burger Titan Hungry Jack has introduced a lookalike burger “Big Jack” which is identical to McDonald’s “Big Mac”. Since 1973 McDonald’s “Big Mac” has been an iconic burger with beef, salad, cheese onions, and pickles, it has a particular sauce and a seamless layering making it distinct in both appearance and taste. Whereas, Billionaire Jack Cowin started Hungry Jack in 1971 as Burger King’s

Raise your voice against harassment!

Raise your voice against harassment!   More than half of women on social media have faced online harassment and abuse. Ahead of International Day of Girl Child on October 11, a Global Survey across 22 countries highlight that 58 percent young women have faced online harassment or abuse on various social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and even TikTok. A survey carried out by UK-based humanitarian organization Plan International, titled “State of the World’s Girls Report” involved 14000 women aged between 15-25