Mugs & Dishes

Masala Chai…

Let's talk about some Black Tea, no not just simple one! I am talking about Masala Tea, call it Kadak Chai, the way Indians call it. Just to put on records, the Masala Tea originated from India and is loved in every household there. Um, you are thinking about it being royalty in western countries… Continue reading Masala Chai…

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Intellectual Property

Sattar Buksh – Parody or the Dilution of Trademark?

The parodist should be expecting a potential dilution claim while making the sale of their products under the parodied trademark as trademark dilution can take place even if the consumers are able to differentiate between the different sources and also because there is no specific jurisprudence to protect parody brands in Pakistan.

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How can I copyright the name of a online newspaper I want to create?

How can I copyright the name of a online newspaper I want to create? by Aonia Masood Answer by Aonia Masood: If you’re interested in getting the name of your newspaper registered, then it can only be done through laws related to trademark while copyright law has no role to play in the same. Trademark… Continue reading How can I copyright the name of a online newspaper I want to create?

Fashion Law, Intellectual Property

YSL Logoed Heels – One of its own kind!

Anthony Vaccarello, in last week of September, debuted his first collection at Paris Fashion Week Spring 2017 while relaunching “Yves” into Saint Laurent which was previously omitted by the Ex-creative Director Hedi Slimane. The interlocked YSL logo (trademark) was incorporated exceptionally into stiletto heels and other creations. Ergo, providing the protection against counterfeiting of brand’s latest creation. Besides, the uniqueness of the YSL logoed heels may also not be knocked-off in a confusingly similar way ‘cos that is one of its kind!

Fashion Law, Intellectual Property

Can Fashion Designers Lose Right to Use Their Own Name?

Trademarks and the associated reputation, synonymously known as brand names, are considered an important asset of any business entity; consumer’s decisions to purchase is normally influenced by the brand reputation. In fashion world, aspiring designer while starting their career with established brands often attempt to launch their designs with their personal name labels (trademark). However,… Continue reading Can Fashion Designers Lose Right to Use Their Own Name?

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Is it possible to patent a website?

Is it possible to patent a website? by Aonia MasoodAnswer by Aonia Masood:Website as a mere idea or concept is not patentable in the United States as patentable subject matter is limited to concrete applications of ideas such as processes and machines (i.e. systems). However, some aspects of wesbite such as: uses for data extracted… Continue reading Is it possible to patent a website?

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If someone screenshots your tweet with a picture of you in the icon, and uploads it to another site, can you get it taken down for copyri…

If someone screenshots your tweet with a picture of you in the icon, and uploads it to another site… by Aonia Masood Answer by Aonia Masood: According to Twitter’s Terms of Service, the author reserves the exclusive rights to use, reproduce the content on Twitter as Twitter’s TOS states: “ You represent and warrant that… Continue reading If someone screenshots your tweet with a picture of you in the icon, and uploads it to another site, can you get it taken down for copyri…