Judgement Analysis

Delhi High Court Rules in Armasuisse v. the Trade Mark Registry and another – How a Trade Mark Dispute can have implications for GI rights in India, by Rajendra Kumar, K&S Partners.

By a common judgment passed on January 4, 2023, the High Court of Delhi allowed two appeals filed by Armasuisse, the military wing of the Swiss Federation engaged in procuring armaments for Switzerland’s Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport, setting aside two separate orders passed by the Deputy Registrar of Trademarks on July […]

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The Bombay High Court and the Delhi High Court recognize the separate copyright in the underlying works in cinematograph films/sound recordings

Introduction It is trite to say that copyright is a bundle of rights. This truism is best demonstrated when a song is played on the radio. Under the Copyright Act in India, copyright attaches to original literary, musical and dramatic works; sound recordings and cinematograph films. The creation of a song at the most basic […]

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