Government recently passed a law amending the Trademark Act 2009. On November 21, 2015 it was published on the gazette.
This is a minor amendment. Highlights of the changes are-
Section 3: Trademark Registry wing of Department of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks is renamed as Trademark Unit.
Sub section 10(5): this sub section prohibits registration of trademark which violates “well-known registered trademark”. New amendment includes “similar or confusingly similar or translation of trade description of a well-known registered trademark”. [Read more…] about Trademark Act 2009 got amended