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LexOrbis is one of India’s most recommended and highly rated full-service IP firms. The firm has three offices in New Delhi, Bengaluru and Mumbai, strategically positioned to offer a far-reaching service to both the domestic and international companies.

Adhere to the patent rules or else

By Manisha Singh and Shilpa Priyadarsini, LexOrbis

Dynamic injunction a red card for sports pirates

By Ritika Agarwal, LexOrbis

Court’s decision to suo motu examine registered trademark

By Manisha Singh and Omesh Puri, LexOrbis

Assignment of trademarks reversed by NCLT’s Kolkata bench

By Manisha Singh and Anvita Sharma, LexOrbis

Defendants’ rights better balanced in interim injunctions

By Manisha Singh and Omesh Puri, LexOrbis

Infringing copyright and websites simply not cricket

By Manisha Singh and Malyashree Sridharan, LexOrbis

Bad faith means no trademark protection

By Manisha Singh and Omesh Puri, LexOrbis

Affidavits not only evidence in trademark applications

By Manisha Singh and Omesh Puri, LexOrbis

New Balance achieved after court tilts scales

By Manisha Singh and Omesh Puri, LexOrbis

Now is not the time for injunctions

By Manisha Singh and Akanksha Kar, LexOrbis

Harsh words not a thief of reputation

By Manisha Singh and Omesh Puri, LexOrbis

Modified SIPP scheme proves to be a boon for startups

By Manisha Singh and CR Jacob, LexOrbis

Reputation on the line in trade mark dilution

By Manisha Singh and Shivi Gupta, LexOrbis

Preparatory use of a mark as legitimate use

By Manisha Singh and Omesh Puri, LexOrbis

Patent law fine with penalties, not prison

By DPS Parmar, LexOrbis

Dipping a cautious toe in the e-commerce swamp

By Manisha Singh and Simrat Kaur, LexOrbis

Success in IP appeal is sweet indeed

By Manisha Singh and Akanksha Kar, LexOrbis

Dividing patent applications – a strategic approach

By Manisha Singh and Virender Singh, LexOrbis

Cybersquatters riskier to handle, harder to punish

By Manisha Singh and Akanksha Kar, LexOrbis

Descriptive terms cannot be styled protected trademarks

By Manisha Singh and Malyashree Sridharan, LexOrbis

Apple not falling far enough from the tree

By Manisha Singh and Malyashree Sridharan, LexOrbis

High court decodes shape marks and their registration

By Manisha Singh and Vibhuti Sharma, LexOrbis

Divide and conquer the winning patent strategy

By Manisha Singh and Neha Ruhela, LexOrbis

Fake digital currency apps virtually coining it

By Manisha Singh and Simran Bhullar, LexOrbis

Sweet smell of success in protecting advertising IPRs

By Manisha Singh and Anirudh Arora, LexOrbis

Well-known trademarks – a growing reality

By Dheeraj Kapoor and Vibhuti Sharma, LexOrbis

Public health uppermost in pharma TM infringement

By Manisha Singh and Simran Bhullar, LexOrbis

When not to trust your co-inventor

By DPS Parmar, LexOrbis

Blanket orders smother infringing trademark actions

By Manisha Singh and Anirudh Arora, LexOrbis

Court requires banks to join fight against scammers

By Manisha Singh and Simran Bhullar, LexOrbis

Possible happy ending for controversial cinema bill

By Manisha Singh and Aarushi Mishra, LexOrbis

Injunction refused in a ‘not so sweet’ trademark battle

By Manisha Singh and Akanksha Kar, LexOrbis

In the market for a distinctive trademark

By Manisha Singh and Shreyashi Mazumdar, LexOrbis

No confusion by design over fashion trademark

By Aprajita Nigam and Aarushi Mishra, LexOrbis

A small suffix causes big IP dispute

By Manisha Singh and Malyashree Sridharan, LexOrbis

Protection of IP dwindles at the border

By Manisha Singh and Dheeraj Kapoor, LexOrbis

Prior use trumps later trademark registration

By Manisha Singh and Akanksha Kar, LexOrbis

Smoke clears over arbitration in trademark disputes

By Manisha Singh and Shreyashi Mazumdar, LexOrbis

KAL Radio out of tune on copyright

By Manisha Singh and Simran Bhullar, LexOrbis.

Rivals see red on biscuit packaging

By Manisha Singh and Dheeraj Kapoor, LexOrbis

Can exclusivity be claimed for imaginative spelling?

By Aprajita Nigam and Aarushi Mishra, LexOrbis

Red Bull not amused by red horseplay

By Manisha Singh and Malyashree Sridharan, LexOrbis 

News report referring to trademark not wrongful use

By Manisha Singh and Malyashree Sridharan, LexOrbis

Defences of public interest in patent infringement

By DPS Parmar, LexOrbis

The sound of distinction in IP protection

By Aprajita Nigam and Ruchi Sarin, LexOrbis

Copyright registration not mandatory for enforcement of rights

By Aprajita Nigam and Smrita Sinha, LexOrbis

E-commerce sales do not infringe DSE IPR

By Manisha Singh and Simran Bhullar, LexOrbis

IPAB recognises the concept of transborder reputation

By Manisha Singh and Simran Bhullar, LexOrbis

Full disclosure of working methods may be required

By DPS Parmar, LexOrbis

Using injunctions to prevent IP infringement

By Manisha Singh and Simran Bhullar, LexOrbis

Paying a subsidiary for your trademark not deductible

By Manisha Singh and Simran Bhullar, LexOrbis

Outsourcers are protected against IP infringement

By Manisha Singh and Simran Bhullar, LexOrbis

Court will decide who owns a catchphrase

By Manisha Singh and Simran Bhullar, LexOrbis

Profit not necessary before trademark infringement

By Manisha Singh and Simran Bhullar, LexOrbis

Toys are marching towards autonomy and growth

By Manisha Singh and Neha Manoria, LexOrbis

Use or lose your trademark, your choice

By Manisha Singh and Simran Bhullar, LexOrbis

A feud brews over a coffee trademark claim

By Manisha Singh and Simran Bhullar, LexOrbis

Domain registrars and banks held accountable

By Manisha Singh and Simran Bhullar, LexOrbis

The epidemic of fake branded masks

By Manisha Singh and Simran Bhullar, LexOrbis

Stricter approach to similarity in pharma trademark cases

By Omesh Puri and Ruchi Sarin, LexOrbis

No copyright protection implied for film sequels

By Manisha Singh and Gautam Kumar, LexOrbis

Fighting piracy: A usual day at work for software giants

By Manisha Singh and Simran Bhullar, LexOrbis

Recommended drafting practises for FFL disclosure

By Piyush Sharma and Joginder Singh, LexOrbis

Amending use claims in trademark cases

By Omesh Puri and Ruchi Sarin, LexOrbis

Pursuing additional content after a patent application

By Joginder Singh and Piyush Sharma, LexOrbis

Brands adopt stronger enforcement strategies

By Manisha Singh and Keya Joshi, LexOrbis

Compensating delay in granting of patents

By Piyush Sharma and Joginder Singh, LexOrbis

Complementary advances can be research or imitation

By DPS Parmar, LexOrbis

FFL requirement for newly added subject matter

By Piyush Sharma, LexOrbis

Recourse measures for apprehension of infringement

By DPS Parmar, LexOrbis

Bevatas is distinct from Bevetex, rules Delhi HC

By Omesh Puri and Keya Joshi, LexOrbis

Are copyright infringement offences cognizable or not?

By Akanksha Kar, LexOrbis

Patent processes: Who carries burden of proof?

By Swati Gupta, LexOrbis

Rights ignored in optimising trademark processes

By Ruchi Sarin and Keya Joshi, LexOrbis

iTerm too descriptive for internet insurance policies

By Keya Joshi, LexOrbis

The risk of giving ground in patent applications

By DPS Parmar, LexOrbis

Patents of addition lack examination procedures

By Preeti Sharma, LexOrbis

Growing role of declaration of non-infringement

By DPS Parmar, LexOrbis

Ensuring technology transfer between industry, academia

By Pradeep Kumar Kamal and Pankaj Musyuni, LexOrbis

Commercializing patents: Methods and challenges

By DPS Parmar, LexOrbis

IPAB on appointment and role of neutral experts

By DPS Parmar, LexOrbis

Best practices for divisional patent filings in India

By Joginder Singh, LexOrbis

Importance of expert testimony in patent cases

By DPS Parmar, LexOrbis

Protecting IP assets key to success of startups

By Ritika Agarwal, LexOrbis

The importance of patent searching to save cost, time

By Pankaj Musyuni, LexOrbis

Calculating punitive damages in infringement

By DPS Parmar, LexOrbis

WIPO CASE a boon for duty of disclosure

By Swati Gupta, LexOrbis

No ‘mini trial’ at interim injunction stage

By Omesh Puri, LexOrbis

Louboutin’s fight for single colour trademark protection

By Harshada Wadkar, LexOrbis

Legal position on ‘proof of right’ in patent applications

By Abhai Pandey and Rajeev Kumar, LexOrbis

Technology transfer and patents in academia

By Pankaj Musyuni, LexOrbis

Joint suit allowed for design infringement, passing off

By Omesh Puri and Dheeraj Kapoor, LexOrbis

IPAB interprets extension clause in trademark disputes

By Omesh Puri, LexOrbis

Evolving principles for award of punitive damages

By Aprajita Nigam and Dheeraj Kapoor, LexOrbis

Copyright infringement offences: Cognizable or not?

By Aprajita Nigam and Mahima Madan, LexOrbis

Courts take the high road to punish IP infringers

By DPS Parmar, LexOrbis

Artistic works: Resolving design-copyright overlap

By Omesh Puri, LexOrbis

Digital Access Service open to patent applicants in India

By Jyoti Sharma, LexOrbis

Serial filing of divisional patent applications in India

By Joginder Singh, LexOrbis

Well-known red sole, not even a trademark?

By Omesh Puri and Dheeraj Kapoor, LexOrbis

Procedure not to bar right to renew trademark

By Naman Jain, LexOrbis

Combating cybersquatting menace to virtual existence

By Abhigyan Ashok, LexOrbis

Significance of clause for patent indemnification

By Chandrasekhar Raju, LexOrbis

Patents: Benefits of alliance of academia and industry

By Pankaj Musyuni, LexOrbis

Indian legal position on limiting effect of preambles

By Dinesh Kumar Sharma and Aniruddh Singh, LexOrbis

Innovation and patent protection for startups

By Pankaj Musyuni, LexOrbis

The defence of acquiescence in disputes over trademarks

By Abhigyan Ashok and Aniruddh Singh, LexOrbis

Can designs law protect graphical user interface?

By Omesh Puri, LexOrbis

Trademark precedents: An evolving landscape

By Dheeraj Kapoor and Shilpi Jain, LexOrbis

Corporate branding key to stronger enforceability

By Dheeraj Kapoor and Aniruddh Singh, LexOrbis

Court differs with view that all publicity is good

By Raashi Jain, LexOrbis

Directorship, employment and copyright ownership

By Dheeraj Kapoor, LexOrbis

John Doe orders bring light in dark age of digital piracy

By Aprajita Nigam, LexOrbis

Grants of punitive damages signal growing IP protection

By Omesh Puri and Abhigyan Ashok, LexOrbis

Executive and legal regime fight against counterfeiting

By Dheeraj Kapoor, LexOrbis

Zee and Sony in copyright combat over reality show

By Aprajita Nigam, LexOrbis

Celebrity endorsement in the Consumer Protection Bill

By Aniruddh Singh, LexOrbis

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