Featuring: Sneha Tandon
A ‘Legal Issues Seminar-General IP’ (LIS-GIP) was conducted by Sneha Tandon, Senior Associate, on “Whether Pharmaceutical Trademarks/Brand Names are regulated under the Drugs And Cosmetic Act, 1940.” The seminar discussed the issue of Look-Alike and Sound Alike (LASA) drugs and looked into various pharmaceutical trademark cases. Various legislative and executive actions were also highlighted to explain the current drug regulatory framework in India. The session concluded with some interesting questions and discussion among the team, including, whether a system similar to what is followed by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs prior to registering company names can be implemented for pharmaceutical trademarks/brand names as well.
The presentation can be accessed here.
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