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A Trade Mark is a Brand Name. A Trade Mark or Service Mark includes any word, name, symbol, device, or any combination, used or intended to be used to identify and distinguish the goods/services of one seller or provider from those of others, and to indicate the source of the goods/services.
Copyright provides the protection to the authors of “original works of authorship,” including Literary, Dramatic, Musical, Artistic, and certain other Intellectual Works. This protection is available to both published and unpublished works. The Copyright Act generally gives the owner of copyright the exclusive right to reap benefits out of it and to authorize others to utilize. It is illegal for anyone to violate any of the rights provided by the law to the Copyright holder.
‘Design’ means only the features of shape, configuration, pattern or ornament or composition of lines or colour or combination thereof applied to any article whether two dimensional or three dimensional or in both forms, by any industrial process or means, whether manual, mechanical or chemical, separate or combined, which in the finished article appeal to and are judged solely by the eye, but does not include any mode or principle or construction or anything which is in substance a mere mechanical device, and does not include any trade mark, as define in clause (v) of sub-section of Section 2 of the Trade and Merchandise Marks Act, 1958, property mark or artistic works as defined under Section 2(c) of the Copyright Act, 1957.
A Patent is an Intellectual Property Right granted by the Government of India to an inventor to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, or selling the invention throughout India when the patent is granted.
There are three types of Patents:
Geographical Indications of goods are defined as that aspect of industrial property which refers to a country or to a place situated therein as being the country or place of origin of that product. Typically, such a name conveys an assurance of quality and distinctiveness which is essentially attributable to the fact of its origin in that defined geographical locality, region or country. Under Articles 1 (2) and 10 of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, geographical indications are covered as an element of IPR.
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