1. Lord of the Rings’ Crypto Blocked Under JRR Tolkien’s Trademark Violation A Lord of the Rings trilogy-inspired cryptocurrency called the “JRR token” and launched by Florida-based developer Matthew Jensen was barred from operating by the Tolkein estate as a… Continue Reading →
In this article, Nishtha Nikhil Gupta discusses the scope of directors’ rights and suggest ways of affording due protection to their efforts and skill under the Indian copyright regime.
1. Co-branding deal gone sour: Lululemon sues Peloton for “copy-cat” athleisure line Multinational athletic apparel retailer Lululemon has filed a lawsuit against fitness company Peloton alleging patent infringement over the designs of the latest line of leggings and sports bras…. Continue Reading →
1) Miramax sues Tarantino over planned ‘Pulp Fiction’ NFTs Miramax, an American entertainment and production company, has filed a lawsuit against Quentin Tarantino over the director’s plans to create and auction off a series of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) based on… Continue Reading →
1) Himachal’s ‘Chamba Chappals’ and Lahauli Socks, Gloves given GI tag Himachal Pradesh’s renowned handicraft slippers Chamba Chappal has been granted the Geographical Indication Tag. With a rich heritage dating back to the Rajas of Chamba, the slippers are crafted… Continue Reading →
1) Trademark Payoff: BharatPe versus PhonePe BharatPe’s Postpe has approached the Delhi High Court with six cancellation actions against multiple registrations held by USA’s Walmart-owned PhonePe. The cancellation actions are for the ‘Pe’ trademark in the Devanagri script. BharatPe had… Continue Reading →
In this article, Srishti Sneha deals with the jurisprudence surrounding the two types of trademark infringement and writes about endorsers’ liability under Indian law.