Reforms in trademarks policy, practice and enforcement


Vaishali Mittal and Abhilasha Nautiyal

“India is not simply emerging: India has already emerged” —Barack Obama, 44th President, United States of America

India is one of the world’s largest economies, in size and potential. The immense purchasing power that India offers has drawn the largest corporations from all sectors to the nation. In sync with this trend have come multi-layered reforms in intellectual property rights in general and trademark rights in particular. What has emerged is a more favourable environment for rights holders than ever before.

Policy changes

When NICE got nicer

NICE, Madrid Protocol, reform, India Trade Marks Act