Therefore, proof of confusion and deception, which is one particular of the regular requirements of trademark infringement actions and passing-off actions, becomes a secondary consideration in the protection of properly-recognized trademarks. The dead marks continue to stay in the records of Trade mark register. Below Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), applicant gets varying period of 30-34 months to enter various states with National Phase applications. Beneath section 16 of the Indian Patents Act, 1970, if a single patent application has been filed with more than one invention and invention

... Read more