Apple Wins Patent for In-Display Touch ID Built Using Optical Fibers

The American multinational technology company specializing in online services, consumer electronics, and software, Apple Inc., has recently won a patent for an in-display touch ID system for its next-generation iPhones. To be specific, the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted the Cupertino headquartered tech giant a patent linked with the use of optical
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India Stays Among Challenging Economies Concerning IP Protection, Says USTR

India remains among the most challenging economies worldwide concerning the protection, management, and enforcement of Intellectual Property (IP). The Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) said the same in a recent report as it decided to retain the nation on the Priority Watch List 2022. The USTR designated seven nations, including Argentina, Chile, China, India,
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Three Tamil Nadu-based Products Apply for Geographical Indication (GI) Tag

A Geographical Indication (GI) is a label or tag given or applied to products having a specific geographical origin, along with certain characteristics related to that specific origin. The GI tag’s owner holds exclusive rights over such a product. Three Tamil Nadu-based products, including Thooyamalli rice, Virudhunagar sambha vathal (Chilly), and Puliyankudi acid lime, have
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Delhi HC Declines Snapdeal’s Plea in Trademark Infringement Matter

The Delhi High Court (HC) has recently declined the plea filed by Snapdeal (an Indian e-commerce company based out of New Delhi) seeking temporary relief against Domain Name Registrars (DNRs) in a Trademark Infringement issue. Snapdeal was looking forward to getting the suspension done of all registrations granted by the registrars alleging that they infringed upon its
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Mastercard Files 15 Trademark Applications Related to Metaverse and NFTs

The American multinational financial services corporation based out of New York, Mastercard Inc., is now discovering new ways of processing payments in the Metaverse. The leading global payments and technology company has recently filed 15 Trademark Applications related to the Metaverse and Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The company, as per various
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Does the Use of TM on Google Ads Program as Keyword Constitute Infringement – Delhi HC to Consider!

The question of whether or not a trademark’s use on the Google Ads Program as a keyword would constitute Trademark Infringement is all set to be duly considered by the Delhi High Court. Justice Prathiba M. Singh will be making a formal judgment on the said question while dealing with a lawsuit filed by Upcurve
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Twitter Restrains Singapore-Based Tech Firm from Using Bird Logo as Trademark

A local Singapore-based tech firm, V V Technology, has recently been restrained by the American social networking and microblogging platform, Twitter, from using a bird logo as its trademark following a dispute with the social media giant over the trademark’s registration. The start-up had plans of displaying the bird logo in a mobile app on
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Meta Ventures Into Crypto & Metaverse By Filing New Trademark Applications

Meta Platforms Inc., formerly known as Facebook and currently doing business as Meta, has recently filed eight Trademark Applications that would enable its infinity loop logo to be used for crypto tokens and virtual exchange. This move by Meta indicates its interest to push deeper into virtual products and crypto-related services, which shall eventually help build an
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New Trademark Filings By Amex Suggest A Possible Entry Into The Metaverse

The multinational corporation specializing in payment card services, American Express (Amex), has recently filed seven Trademark Applications linked to virtual services and some of its iconic designs and logos, hinting at a possible entry into the metaverse. This move suggests that the major credit company is looking forward to joining its financial peers Visa, J.P.
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Red Bull Steps Into NFTs & the Metaverse With Trademark Application Filing

The metaverse, generally defined as a network of 3D virtual worlds focused on social connection, has captured the attention and interest of many household brands across the globe in the past few weeks and months. The latest company making a big transition into the metaverse is the Austrian energy drinks brand, Red Bull. The company
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