ALG India Law Offices LLP

A law firm in India having an international outlook

Trade-dress, Trade-names, Domain Names

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Sheja Ehtesham       Aparna Sreedhar



- We provide searches and clearance opinions in respect of availability for use, exclusive use and registration of trade-dress, trade-names, company names, domain names, gTLDs and ccTLDs based on the TM Office search, MCA database search and online investigations.

- We assist our clients in obtaining registrations for trade-dress, trade-names, company names and domain names, placing back-orders for domain names, etc.

- We represent our clients in opposition and rectification proceedings involving trade-dress, company name rectification proceedings, domain name disputes (under UDRP and INDRP) before WIPO, NAF and NIXI for transfer or cancellation of infringing domain names.

- We advise and assist clients in strategizing and initiating enforcement actions including issuing legal notices (cease and desist cum demand letters), conducting on-site investigations, registering marks with custom authorities to prevent import of infringing products, conducting negotiations, etc.

- We assist and represent our clients in court litigation concerning infringement and passing off actions involving company names, trade-names, domain names etc. and have successful track record in obtaining injunctions, damages and other civil and criminal remedies.

- We regularly counsel clients and review franchising agreements, joint-venture agreements, co-branding agreements, etc. involving the use and registration of company names, domain names, logos, trade-dress etc.

- We advise clients on valuation of trademarks for licensing, assignment and transmission, payment of stamp duty, etc. and assist in obtaining clearance from TM Office for company name registration.




- Represented one of the world’s largest mobile phone companies with respect to trade-dress and get-up of its newly launched mobile phones and PDA (Personal Digital Assistant) instruments.

- Represented an ivy-league American university in respect of its trade name that has acquired niche-fame status for educational services and related merchandise including sweatshirts, caps, mugs, key rings.

- Advised a global healthcare leader with respect to the trade-dress and packaging of its veterinary pharmaceutical products for the prevention and control of ecto-parasitic infestations in farm animals.

- Represented a global leader in the field of project management with respect to its trade-name used in connection with education, certification, accreditation and association services.

- Represented a leading designer, developer and marketer of innovative, technology-based educational toys, games and other products for children with respect to its trade name.

- Represented a leading global life sciences company with respect to its trademark in respect of instruments and lab essentials in the context of a domain name arbitration under the UDRP (Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy).

- Represented an American financial services company operating internationally, one of the ‘big three credit-ratings agencies’ of the world, with respect to its trade name in the context of a domain name arbitration under the INDRP (.IN Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy).


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