How can we avoid trademark infringement?

A trademark infringement hinges on whether there is any  likelihood of confusion caused by the two marks at issue. Trademark protection provides the business the right to stop others from using the mark but only the infringement causes the likely confusion about the source of goods. Trademark infringement cases are expensive because the owner of the trademark needs to prove that the alleged infringers confusing the consumers. To identify the infringement damages, the owner must use data, experts and research…

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What is Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) and its key elements?

Non-disclosure Agreement: In business, there are numerous instances in which you want to share the confidential information with another party. But the important things while doing so safely is to make sure that the other party is bound to respect the information you provide them and not use it to your detriment. One general way to protect the secrecy of your information is through the non-disclosure agreement which is sometimes referred to as the “Confidentiality agreement”. When does the Non-disclosure…

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All you need to know about International Organisation for Standardization

ISO (International Organisation for Standardization): It creates a document which provides the specifications, requirements, guidelines or characteristics that can be used consistently to ensure the products, materials, processes and services fit for the purpose. Real and the measurable benefits to almost every sector, standards underpin the technologies we rely on and make ensure to give the quality that we expect. There are about 21902 international standards which define the essential requirements to make the product and services to work. Not…

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Licensing and Registration of food business – FSSAI registration in cbe

Licensing and registration of a food business: Registration required for the business operator who Manufactures or sells any article of food by himself or through hawker, petty retailer, itinerant vendor or a temporary stall holder; or Those food businesses includes the small scale, cottage or tiny food businesses with an annual turnover which exceeds Rs.12 lakhs and or whose Production capacity of food other than the meat and meat products, milk and milk products does not exceed 100 kg or…

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Things to know about Food Safety and Standards Authority of India(FSSAI)

FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India), its features, functions and the persons associated with food safety are discussed here. You may come to know the roles and responsibilities of the persons who are all related with FSSAI. Issues with the existing regulatory regime: There are eight different ministries and nine different laws govern the food sector. The laws which are framed by different departments/ministries with different perspectives and the enforcement approach. The laws been overlapped with different quality…

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