Author: tressa

Are 3D Trademarks and Industrial Designs the same or different?

Think about a chocolate with bars which are triangular in nature and comes in a triangular packaging. Most of us would have thought about the tasty Toblerone chocolate which is popularly known for its packaging across the globe. This is a classic example of a 3D trademark. Given the high level of competition in various…
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Decoding Geographical Indication in India

What is a Geographical Indication? As the name suggests, a geographical indication (GI) is a tag given to a particular product ‘indicating’ the origin of the product. For the purpose of protection against duplication and passing off, a GI tag is given to a product and is awarded the protection of an intellectual property. Geographical…
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Protecting businesses ‘intellectually’: Importance of IP registration

Introduction The success of a business is determined by many factors such as the market value, favourable returns on the risks undertaken and so on. One of the most important factors contributing to the success of a business is the level of innovation in its operations. Innovation is the steering wheel of a business. It…
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