Section 32 of Trademark Act, 1999:
Protection of registration on ground of distinctiveness in certain cases.
Protection of registration on ground of distinctiveness in certain cases.—Where a trade mark is registered in breach of sub-section
(1) of section 9, it shall not be declared invalid if, in consequence of the use which has been made of it, it has after registration and before commencement of any legal proceedings challenging the validity of such registration, acquired a distinctive character in relation to the goods or services for which it is registered.
The Trade Marks ACT, 1999
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