5 April 2016Trademarks

India offers help after thousands of trademarks ‘wrongly’ rejected

The Indian government has given some trademark applicants the chance to claim that their application was wrongly abandoned after more than 100,000 filings were allegedly thrown out by the country’s Trade Marks Registry.

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7 April 2016   The Delhi High Court has stayed a decision by India’s Trade Marks Registry that classified more than 100,000 trademark applications as abandoned.
15 April 2016   India’s Trade Marks Registry has said aggrieved applicants will have a chance to reinstate more than 160,000 trademark applications that it classified as abandoned.