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Google Wins Genercide Tradeamark Case

The Supreme Court declined Monday to review a petition asserting that the term “google” has become too generic and therefore unqualified for trademark protection. Google recently won a lawsuit which challenged the validity of the Google trademark. Under U.S. trademark law, trademark rights are lost when a trademark becomes the

Protection of Computer Programmes & Graphics in Pakistan

In Pakistan, computer programmes are excluded from patent protection under the patent laws. Protection under the copyright laws is the only safeguard available for the computer software industry. Under the provisions of the Copyright Ordinance, 1962 (“the Ordinance”) copyright protection is only available for `works’ which fit within one of

Patent Renewal and Restoration

Intellectual Property has a number of forms and types, such as Copyright claims, Trademarks, Industrial Designs, Patents, etc. Different countries have defined a set of standard procedures through which an IP is claimed and registered. This article describes How to Renew a Patent and restore it. A Patent must be

Patent Registration in Pakistan

Pakistan’s Patents Office is a part of Intellectual Property Organization, Pakistan (IPO) under Cabinet Division. Significant objectives of Patents Office are: grant the patents to new and novel inventions, represent the government internationally regarding IP-related matters, render know-how and pedagogical services to inventors, and to foster the industrial development in

Geographical Indications

  A Geographical Indication (GI) is a sign used in relation to products that have a specific geographical origin and possess qualities or reputation essentially due to natural and human factors of place of origin e-g Basmati Rice, Sport goods of Sailkot, Sargodha Kinnow, Multan Mango. In many countries the

How To Register Trademark in Pakistan

A Trademark generally refers to a “brand” or “logo”. Trademark registration can also be obtained for a business name, distinctive catch phrases, taglines or captions. Properly used and promoted, a Trademark may become the most valuable asset of a business. Trademarks such as Coca Cola, HP, Canon, Nike and Adidas

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