Legal questions on Intellectual Property

Copyright and Pen name of literary work

I have the copyright of my English literary fiction written by me under my real name. I filled up Form XIV and Statement of Particulars with my real name in all the relevant fields as I was told by multiple lawyers that if I use my pen name in any of the fields (including author field) then I may face difficulties in proving my ownership in case of copyright infringement related issues. Also, t...

Publication of my article in other person's name

Hello, I am a US citizen and I am currently working for a company in India. I wrote an article after putting in considerable amount of time and research. The article was first sent in my name (the original and only author) to the publishing house. Later the article was published in someone else's name, and this person had no contribution to the article. The name of the author and photograph wa...

What happens if the copyright claimant proves he's right?

I have a YouTube channel and I make review videos of software and technologies. In one of my many videos I have reviewed a free software that was modified by a developer who stays outside India and he strike a copyright strike on my video. I asked him why he did this and he replied that it was his property and I was sharing his download links. Even though he had a forum and it was free to all, ...

Youtube Copyrights

I am a freelancer and my profession is to deliver educational sessions. I used to work with a company where nature of my job was not fixed. I used to get monthly payments in the form of cheque or sometimes in the form of cash. I used to deliver sessions and also manage few other things for them. During my work their, I recorded few of my sessions which I delivered to the students there. Recen...

The mark is a non-distinctive and as such it is not capable of distinguishing the goods or services

From : The Registrar of Trade Marks, MUMBAI Date: 16/03/2019 15:39:31 To, PRIMERO UNO 503/B WING, ASCON ACRES - IV, SHRIKANT DHADWE MARG, NAYA NAGAR, MIRA ROAD (EAST). THANE - 401107. MUMBAI. MAHARASHTRA INDIA Application No: 4096455 in Class/Classes : 35 In the name of M/s: PRIMERO UNO Gentlemen/Madam, The above mentioned application has been examined under the provisions of Trade...

My 100k Installs App Removed From Play Store. Because Of Intellectual Property. They Want Any Docs

My Name Is Sumit I Am Bihar Build An Application Result Bihar Board Result. And I Used Bihar Board Logo And There Website Link. Bihar Board Does Not Reported on My App. When I Got 100k Installs Google Direct Suspended My App Without Giving Me Any Warning Please Help Me Can You Please Provide Me Any Document. So It Can Help me To Get Back My App. I Got This Email From Google. Hi Developers at...

Tried to sell pirated video lectures

Hello sir, I need a legal advice. Yesterday i posted an advertising on olx to sell video lectures of gate (gate is engineering related exam ) of which was not mine. Also i didn't not have the lecturer i was only faking it. Anyway but i didn\'t mentioned anyone name on advertisements, i only wrote \" gate lectures video of reputed institute \" nothing else. Today i got a call from xx...

What is the procedure to give the 'Right to Use' of my book to someone else for commercial purpose

Hi sir, I have recently written a book on 'How to trade in the Stock Market' for beginners which has been written in a graphical way with illustrations. I have got it copyrighted from the copyrights office in New Delhi and have the certificates of the same. It has not been published yet as since the book has been written in a graphical manner, I have transformed the book into a course that I...

Order a adult product from globel e comers site

I have ordered a sex toy from a global e commerce website without being aware that the item is in the prohibited items list. The shipment is in transit to Kolkata Airport Sorting office (reaches in next 15 days). I am afraid I'll receive a show cause notice from the Assistant Commissioner about this illegal importing as mentioned in this forums by people who had done this act before. What c...

Infringing trademark

I have some issues regarding trademarks. I had launched an Android App in the Google Play Store which has a name say AbcdEf. The app is a product itself and helps the user to extend its phone functionality is an easy manner. My business model is B2C even though I deal with business such as Play Stores etc only to distribute my app. The App is available throughout the world even though I live an...