We are pleased to share that Mr. Vikrant Rana, Managing Partner at S.S. Rana & Co. was invited to be a Panellist for a Conference organized by the Amity University in collaboration with Institution’s Innovation Council (Ministry of HRD Initiative) on the Theme “Re-engineering Higher Education for Students’ Progression: Skillsets that will Dominate in the Knowledge & Digital Economy”.
Mr. Rana in the Conference while elucidating on the Session Title: National and International Dimensions of Intellectual Property Rights: Analyzing emerging Trends, focused on the emerging and prevalent trend of filing Event and Tragedy based Trademarks by entities across the globe. Mr. Rana while discussing this aspect shed light on the rampant filing of COVID formative and related trademarks like #StaySafe #Quarantine #Vaccine etc. in India and the world. Mr. Rana also reflected his view on the possible obstacles such marks can face at the time of registration. He also demonstrated how entities while riding on this opportunism were not leaving any stone unturned and even domain names and company names were being filed with COVID-related names/marks.
The Conference was graced by the presence of Distinguished Speakers, like, Dr. Sheetal Chopra, Director IPR Policy (Ericsson India), Dr. Malathi Lakshmikumaran, Executive Director (Lakshmikumaran and Sridharan & Co., Mr. Ashutosh Singh, Partner, Singh & Singh and Mr. Rohan Rohatgi, Founding Partner, RSR Law Firm.