1st Trademark Prosecution Competition by LexForti Legal News & Journal and Wordict IP: Cash Prize Worth Rs. 10K, Register by July 31

About the Organisers

LexForti Legal News & Journal is a Legal News Portal and a Journal, which provides the highest quality of legal content on the Internet. The objective of LexForti is to provide open and free access to legal databases to everyone. We are highly committed to producing the highest quality content which you can rely upon.

Wordict-IP is the oldest and premier Law Firm from Hyderabad. A boutique IP Firm established in 1992 has the experience of more than 28 years in handling issues exclusively in Intellectual Property – Registration, Enforcement and Valuation. The firm is backed by a dexterous, persevering and assiduous team of attorneys, Lawyers and ParaLegal.

About the Competition

LexForti along with their knowledge partners Wordict-IP Hyderabad’s oldest IP firm is conducting the 1st National Trademark Prosecution Competition.

They are conducting this competition that benefits the smartest minds of the Legal fraternity to explore practical aspects of Intellectual Property laws in India, this will be a Competition based on the skills of the most astute and percipient students of the Legal community.

They are introducing the 1st National Trademark Prosecution Competition. This competition is the first of its kind for students who wish to learn and enhance their practical knowledge in the budding arena of Intellectual Property laws in India. It not only provides a platform for students to learn and compete but also adds a feather to the list of the participants’ achievements
weaving a path for invaluable opportunities in the future.

Eligibility

  • It is an online event.
  • Participants can be currently the students of any recognised College or University pursuing a 3-year LL.B. Course or 5-year LL.B Course or pursuing Post graduate studies in Law.
  • Students can take part only individually.

Details of the Competition

Upon registration, participants will be given a ‘Brand Name’ and the class that the good or service falls under. The competition is divided into three phases:

  • Writing the search report. [The participants are to look for the given brand name in the Trademark Registry and submit the report. Along with the report, a legal opinion that is given to the client is also to be attached. A sample document will be given
    upon registration].
  • Filing Trademark application for the given brand on our portal. [It will give the participants an almost real experience of filing Trademark].
  • Filing Counter-Objection. [The Trademark application will be Objected under Section 9 or Section 11 of the Trademark Act. The participants will have to send a ‘Counter Objection’ explaining as to why such an Objection does not stand].

Submission Guidelines

  • The reports shall not be plagiarised.
  • It shall not exceed 2000 words.
  • It shall be submitted as an attachment in Word format with a font size of 12 and line spacing of 1.5 lines in Times New Roman font style.
  • Report shall be uploaded in our Portal, for which the link shall be provided to the participant.
  • Counter-objection shall be mailed to us with the Subject ‘Submission – Name of the Participant’. Email details will be provided to the participant.
  • Sample Document of Report; Sample Document of Counter-Objection

Important Dates

  • Last Date of Registration: 31st July 2020
  • Date of Webinar details and instructions of the competition: 2nd August 2020 (tentative date)
  • Date of assigning the brand: 6th August 2020
  • Last date of Submission of Search Report and legal opinion: 12th August 2020
  • Last date for filing the Trademark Application: 15th August 2020
  • Date of receiving the objections: 17th August 2020
  • Last date of Submission of Counter Objections: 24th August 2020 [Participant will mail Counter-Objection to the specified Email]
  • Declaration of Results: On or before 30th August 2020

Registration Details

To register for the competition, click here.

Registration Fee

Registration fee is 400/-

Payment of the registration fee can be done via Paytm, GooglePay or Bank transfer.

  • Bank Name: Andhra Bank
  • Account Number: 216310100028863
  • Account Holder Name: Rohit Pradhan
  • Branch Name: Mamidipalli
  • IFSC Code: ANDB0002163

PAYTM/GOOGLE PAY/PHONEPE: 8757182705

Perks

  • Top three participants will be receiving merit certificates and cash prizes worth Rs. 10,000/-.
  • All the participants will receive a Certificate of Participation.

Contact Details

Sridhruti Chitrapu (LexForti)

Phone Number: +91 8500832102

Email ID: Sridhruti[at]lexforti.com

Rohit Pradhan (LexForti)

Phone Number: +91 8757182705

Email ID: Rohit[at]lexforti.com

Srujan M (WordictIP)

Phone Number: +91 8897997063

Email ID: wordictip[at]gmail.com

 

For the brochure of the Trademark Prosecution Competition, click here.

 

LexForti Legal News & Journal and Wordict IP Competition

 

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