NEW GUIDELINES FOR DETERMINING WELL-KNOWN TRADEMARKS IN INDIA

Published On: 01/06/2017

Practice Area: Intellectual Property

Authors:

Suneeth Katarki
The Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks (the 'CG Office') recently notified and issued guidelines for setting out a procedure for determination of well-known trademarks in India (the 'New Guidelines'). The New Guidelines have been issued pursuant to Rule 124 of the Trade Marks Rules, 2017 (the 'Rules of 2017') that provides for determination of well-known trademarks by the Registrar of Trademarks (the 'Registrar').