“The greatest competitive advantage is knowledge.”
Hi, I’m Ankit. A good part of my work profile includes working on intellectual property disputes, primarily, trade marks, copyright, industrial designs, to name a few. I am extremely enthusiastic to learn about lesser known intellectual property rights, and always in a look out for readings on issues where intellectual property rights merges with technology.
I love to write on issues related to trademark, copyright, design, patent, publicity rights, trade secrets and geographical indications.
2008 (10) SCC 479 Brief Facts: Appellants were engaged in the business of manufacturing and selling banana chips and had adopted the trademark ‘A-ONE’ in 1986. Appellants had applied for trade mark registration before the Trade Mark Registry at Chennai in 1999. The said application was pending at the time of the present Civil Appeal.Continue reading “K. Narayanan and Ors. v. S. Murali”
2008 (37) PTC 1 (SC) Brief Facts: Respondent, had registered their designs for diamond shaped glass sheets under the Designs Act, 2000. The Respondent therefore acquired the sole right to manufacture and market the glass sheets in the design that was registered in its name. The designs that were formed on the glass sheets wereContinue reading “Bharat Glass Tube Limited v. Gopal Glass Works Limited”
Date of Decision: 20th July, 2020 (IPAB) Brief facts On 17.07.2002, the Appellant had filed a patent application entitled “Method and Device for Accessing Information Sources and Services of the Web”. On 19.11.2004, the Appellant requested for the examination for the patent application which was rejected on the ground that it lacked an inventive step.Continue reading “Allani Ferid v. Assistant Controller of Patents and Designs”