All you need to know about copyright registration

Copyright is a right which is given by the law to the creators of music, artistic works, literary, dramatic works, producers of cinematographic films and sound recordings. It is like a bundle of rights includes rights of reproduction, inter alia, communication to the public, adaptation and translation of work. Depending on the work, there could be a slight variation in the composition of rights.   It ensures certain minimum safeguards of the rights of the authors over their creations which…

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Alteration of trademark once it is registered

The alteration of trademark is clearly given in the section 59 which lays down the following conditions: If the public search for the trademark needs to be done again, then the alteration will not be allowed by the ministry. It will be allowed in case of changing the name of the business. It would be allowed if you want to change the address of your business. If any new license registration has been given or taken up, the alteration will…

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Latest Updates on Goods and Services Tax – GST registration

Latest updates and notifications on Goods and Services Tax (GST) are going to be discussed here. Keep an eye on this article to know the changes in the portal. Relief for service providers: If the aggregate turnover is less than 20 lakhs, the service providers will be exempted from the registration even if they do inter-state supplies of services. GTA, which is provided the services to an unregistered person, shall be exempted from GST. TDS and TCS provisions will be…

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Rectification of & Removal from Register – Trademark

Legislation in all countries generally makes provision for removal of trademarks from the register to either correct wrongs or to take note of changed market situations. This process is referred as rectification of the register. The international agreements or treaties sometimes require mechanism in national legislation for cancelling registration in relation to certain specified reasons. It is necessary to have such provisions so that the adverse effects of a trademark registration, if any, on the trademark rights of other persons…

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What is the difference between Trademark Objection and Opposition?

In the trademark examination process, there are two main things may happen one is trademark opposition and another one is trademark objection. People often confuse between the opposition and objection, here we are going to discuss about that and have a clarification about the difference and the process. Basic difference to be noted is trademark objections will be raised by the trademark examiner whereas the trademark opposition will be raised by the third party. The third party may be any…

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