A blog to impart info on the happenings in the world of IPR presented from a legal perspective.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
IPL TEAM NAMES APPLIED FOR TM REGISTRATION
A company called KBJ Asset Holding in South Africa is trying to register as trademarks the various team names like Deccan Chargers, KKR etc as their trademarks. These are the team namesof the very popular IPL which had recently concluded in South Africa.
This would amoutnt o a gross violation ofthe rghts and the popularity which these tems enjoy. Various recourses to tacklet he sae are being worked out by legal practionerds in India.