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News Launched India’s First Automated Trademark Monitoring Platform, India’s leading trademark search engine has announced the launch of India’s first automated trademark monitoring platform. Established business owners, manufacturers and new startups can register to this service for cost-free until 31st January 2017 to monitor their brand names. The trademark monitoring service is first of its kind in India, business owners can leverage maximum benefit to protect their brands through this platform. The aim of this free launch by is to create awareness about the importance of trademarks. One of the initiative by Make in India policy is to protect Intellectual Property Rights, this monitoring platform by will be an unprecedented move to safeguard the trademark rights of business proprietors. “Many entiti...
Paytm vs Paypal – A Legal Battle Over Logo

Paytm vs Paypal – A Legal Battle Over Logo

California based payment startup PayPal has filed a trademark infringement case against Indian leading e-wallet company Paytm. The company which was founded by Elon Musk and Peter Thiel in 1998, used a two-toned blue colour scheme for its logo and has alleged that Paytm has used the same pattern to exploit Paypal's "global reputation and grow its user base." PayPal in its notice states, “Such adoption and/or use of the impugned mark is likely to cause confusion and deception amongst members of trade and public in that they will mistakenly believe that the services under the impugned mark originate from the Opponent [PayPal] or that the Applicant [Paytm] is affiliated or connected with the Opponent, which is not the case.” However, many seems this tactics as a promotional marketing be...