Advertising thrives in India’s legal jungle

By Sabia Tramboo

While various laws govern advertising in India – including ads that can be said to be misleading or even to constitute an unfair trade practice – as well as an impressive body of case law, the sector can be bewildering for new entrants

Various statutory and other laws govern advertising in India. Sections 29(8) and 30(1) of the Trademark Act 1999 establish that a registered mark is infringed by advertising where this:

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