INDIA: Stay granted on ABANDONMENT order/s passed by the Indian Trade Mark Office.

Sai & Mehta | Advocates & IP Attorneys | 2016-04-05

A writ petition has been filed before Delhi High Court against the baffling move of Indian Trade Marks Office last month by which they have ABANDONED” Lakhs of pending Trademark Applications on the ground that Reply to the Examination Report has not been filed by the Applicant.

According to the sources, Delhi High Court has today passed a Stay Order against the operation of Abandonment orders passed (after mid of March 2016) by the Indian Trade Mark Office in the all the pending trademark applications.

A detailed information on above is yet not available and will be provided soon as the formal order passed by the Delhi High Court is not available currently.