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UNDERSTANDING THE AMENDMENTS MADE TO THE PATENTS RULES, 2003 BY PATENTS (AMENDMENT) RULES, 2020

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 159 of the Patents Act, 1970, the Central Government has on 19th October, 2020 amended the Patents Rules, 2003 vide the Patents (Amendment) Rules 2020. The key changes to the Patents Rules, 2003 by the Patents (Amendment) Rules 2020 are: 1. Rule 21 which deals with the ‘Filing…

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Kaveri Hotels Private Limited Vs. Intellectual Property Appellate Board & Anr.

Kaveri Hotels Private Limited Vs. Intellectual Property Appellate Board & Anr. IN THE HIGH COURT OF GUJARAT AT AHMEDABAD Decided On: 06.01.2015 Facts: An application for registration of a trade mark was filed by one Mr. Gulraj Vaswani, as the proprietor of CHOKHI DHANI, to register the mark (logo) ‘Chokhi Dhani’ in respect of ‘food…

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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ATTORNEYS ASSOCIATION v. UNION OF INDIA & ANR.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ATTORNEYS ASSOCIATION v. UNION OF INDIA & ANR. W.P.(C) No.3679 of 2014 in the High Court of Delhi at New Delhi Date of decision: 9th October, 2014 Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (Controller General), Government of India passed an office order dated 8th June, 2012. Clause 3 of the same…