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A Trademark means a mark capable of being graphically represented and which distinguishes the goods or services of one person from those of others and it may include a word, phrase, symbol or design, or combination of words, phrases, symbols. Trademark registration enables the holder to seek remedy in the Court of Law against any illegitimate user or infringer of your trademark, who prejudices and creates confusion in the mind of a consumer that the goods or services offered by the illegitimate user is in some way related to your business thus in turn enriching their business at the expense of the consumer and the trademark holder.


Copyright is a legal right created by the law of a country that grants the creator of an original work exclusive right for its use and distribution. This is usually only for a limited time. The exclusive rights are not absolute but limited by limitations and exceptions to copyright law, including fair use. Copyright does not protect ideas, concepts, styles or techniques. For example, copyright will not protect an idea for a film or book, but it will protect a script for the film or even a storyboard for the film.


A patent for an invention is the grant of a property right to the inventor. Patents are granted for new, useful and non-obvious inventions for a period of 20 years from the filing date of a patent application, and provide the right to exclude others from exploiting the invention during that period.


Design means only the features of shape, configuration, pattern, ornament or composition of lines or colors applied to any article whether in two dimensional or three dimensional or in both forms, by any industrial process or means, whether manual, mechanical or chemical, separate or combined, which in the finished article appeal to an are judged solely by the eye.

Geographical Indications

A geographical indication (GI) is a sign used on products that have a specific geographical origin and possess qualities or a reputation that are due to that origin. In order to function as a GI, a sign must identify a product as originating in a given place. In addition, the qualities, characteristics or reputation of the product should be essentially due to the place of origin. Since the qualities depend on the geographical place of production, there is a link between the product and its original place of production.

Plant and varieties

The PPV&FR Act, 2001 was enacted to grant intellectual property rights to plant breeders, researchers and farmers who have developed any new or extant plant varieties. The Intellectual Property Right granted under PPV&FR Act, 2001 is a dual right- one is for the variety and the other is for the denomination assigned to it by the breeder. The rights granted under this Act are heritable and assignable and only registration of a plant variety confers the right. Essentially Derived Varieties (EDV) can also be registered under this Act and it may be new or extant. Farmers are entitled to save, use, sow, re-sow, exchange or sell their farm produce including seed of a registered variety in an unbranded manner.

Family Law

Family law (also called matrimonial law) is an area of the law that deals with family matters and domestic relations, including marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships adoption and surrogacy, child abuse and child abduction; the termination of relationships and ancillary matters, including divorce, annulment, property settlements, alimony, child custody and visitation, child support and alimony awards, juvenile adjudication; paternity testing and paternity fraud.
This list is not exhaustive and varies depending on jurisdiction

Arbitration and conciliation

The Arbitration Act was enacted in the year 1996, with the intention of providing speedy and effective resolution of disputes through arbitration or conciliation and reduces the burden on courts. The Arbitration Amendment is a significant step forward in overcoming the systemic malaise of delays, high costs and ineffective resolution of disputes, which had plagued the arbitration regime in India. The new arbitration regime promises to herald a new era for resolution of disputes in India.

Civil litigation

Civil litigation is a term of art which distinguishes lawyer Court work in the non- criminal stream of actions in law. It encompasses not just the representations made in Court but also the pre-trial procedures including interlocutory hearings, and the port-trial procedures such as costs and enforcement of a judgment.