Registration of Film Titles Under the Indian Trademark Law Updated: Jul 31
The title is recognised as the primary distinguishable feature of a movie, and the revenue that accrues from a movie can be principally be identified with its title. For the same reasons, the protection of the title is vital for any person receiving benefits out of the creation. Contrary to common understanding, the trademark law in India is the legislation which protects the title of a movie. This article aims at providing an insight into the registration of films under the Trademark Act, and landmark cases associated with it.