The edition covers all the new aspects of international registration of Trade Marks under the Madrid Protocol, which is entering into force from 8th July, 2013. The Trade Marks Act, 1999 was amended by the Trade Marks (Amendment) Act, 2010 mainly to enable India to accede to the Madrid Protocol for International Registration of Trade Marks. The Amendment to the Rules has also been included. The amended Trade Marks law incorporates a new Chapter IVA to give effect to the procedure under the Madrid Protocol. The book contains exhaustive section wise commentary on the Trade Marks Act, 1999 and the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999. Several important new judicial decisions from India and Europe, covering the traditional aspects of the law relating to infringement of Trade Marks and passing off actions, and the newer forms of unfair competition, comparative advertisements and other facets of Trade Mark Law. Important Indian rules, regulations and notifications are set out in the Appendices to provide practical assistance to IPR professionals.

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Author(s)K C Kailasam and Ramu Vedaraman
PublisherLexis Nexis
BindingHard Cover
Publish YearJanuary 2013