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Policybazaar Trademark Infringement, Levi’s Collaborates with Hello Kitty for Face Masks and more

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Policybazaar Trademark Infringement, Narasapur Crochet Lace Applied for GI, Plant Based Dairy Alternatives Cannot use the Term “Milk” in the EU and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Delhi High Court Restrains Policybazaar’s Trademark Infringers In a recent application for injunction before the Delhi High Court, PB Fintech, the operator of policybazaar.com and paisabazaar.com websites, obtained a favourable order against several infringing websites. The suit was filed against eight rogue entities, which were allegedly operating websites that incorporated PB Fintech’s ‘Policybazaar’ and ‘Paisabazaar’ trademarks, which led consumers to believe that these websites were associated...

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L’Oreal Faces Trademark Opposition from Marshmello, Instagram vs. Instakarma and more

L’Oreal Faces Trademark Opposition from Marshmello, Phonetically Generic Trademark Protectable?, BoAt Collaborates with Designer Masaba and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Phonetically Generic Trademark Protectable?  The Delhi High Court, in a recent decision, vacated an interlocutory injunction granted to Delhivery Private Limited, a logistics and transport services provider. The interlocutory injunction was granted against Treasure Vase Ventures Private Limited, which had adopted a trademark ‘DELIVERE’, which was found to be similar to Delhivery Private Limited’s registered trademark ‘DELHIVERY’. On appeal, the Delhi High Court held that both marks were derived from the...

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Jio Announced as Official Women’s T20 Sponsor, Nestle and California Pizza Kitchen Engaged in Trademark Spat, and more

Jio announced as official women’s T20 sponsor, MPL scores new deal with BCCI, Salem Sago applied for GI and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Delhi High Court Vacates Interim Injunction Against the use of “Stanley” for Cables & Wires The Delhi High Court, in a recent decision, vacated an interim injunction granted against Mr. Sunil Agarwal, a manufacturer of cables and wires under the name ‘STANLEY’. The suit was instituted by Stanley Switchgear, a prominent manufacturer of switches, sockets, fuses, and other electronic appliances, but not including cables and wires. Stanley Switchgear...

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Pakistan to Challenge India’s Basmati GI in Europe, Formula1 Partners with Confirmed360, and more

Pakistan to challenge India’s Basmati GI in Europe, LEGO and Adidas Pen Multi-Year Partnership, Nintendo Cracks Down on Tiktok Star, and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Madras High Court Grants Temporary Injunction Against the Use of Thirumala Dairy In a recent decision, the Madras High Court issued a temporary injunction in favour of Thirumala Milk Products Ltd. (“TMP”), restraining Kunte Group from using the mark ‘Tirumalaa Dairy’, which was found to be confusingly similar to TMP’s registered trademarks ‘Thirumala’ and ‘Tirumala’. The suit was filed by TMP, after it came to their knowledge...

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PepsiCo Loses ‘Mountain Dew’ to Packaged Drinking Water Maker MagFast, Amul Blocks Fraudulent Use of the Brand Online

PepsiCo loses ‘Mountain Dew’ to packaged drinking water maker MagFast, Trouble for Sony’s PS5 launch in India, Amazon warns Echelon Fitness over new ‘Prime’ bike and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Amul Blocks Fraudulent Use of the Brand Online In a recent decision by the Delhi High Court, Gujarat Co-Operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd. (“GCMMF”), the proprietor of India’s famous dairy brand ‘Amul’, obtained favourable orders against various parties that attempted to use the Amul trademark fradulently. The case was filed after several complaints were received about websites that incorporated the Amul name...

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58% Decrease in Trademark Registrations Granted this Week

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58% decrease in trademark registrations granted this week. A total of 7438 applications examined this week. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS There has been an overall decrease in the working capacity of the Trademark Registry. There has been a decrease of eighty nine percent (89%) in the total applications disposed through show cause hearings. There has also been a decrease of fifty eight percent (58%) in the total number of registrations granted. However, we can also see an increase of fifteen percent (15%) in the total applications...

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Slow Pace at the Trademark Office this Week

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Slow week at the trademark office with decrease of 36% in total number of renewal notices issued. Total of 10793 trademark applications published in the trademark journal. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS There has been an overall decrease in the working capacity of the Trademark Registry. There has been a decrease of eighty six percent (86%) in the total applications disposed through show cause hearings. There has also been a decrease of thirty two percent (32%) in the total number of registrations granted. Weekly Indian Trademark Statistics Particulars Last Week This...

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McDonald’s Big Mack Suit Against Hungry Jack’ Big Jack, Rajasthan Royals Partners with APIS Honey and more

McDonald’s big mack suit against hungry jack’ big jack, Captain Morgan forays into food, Messi triumphs over ‘Massi’ and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Bombay High Court Grants Temporary Injunction Against Emami In a recent case concerning the marketing and sale of skincare cream ‘Glow and Handsome’, the Bombay High Court passed a temporary injunction restraining FMCG producer Emami from using the same. The dispute first arose after Hindustan Unilever (HUL) changed the name of its product ‘Fair and Lovely’ to ‘Glow and Lovely’ for women, and ‘Glow and Handsome’ for men, in...

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A Whooping 20,000 Trademark Registrations Granted this Week

A whooping 20,000 trademark registrations granted this week. Total of 10764 trademark applications published in the trademark journal. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS We can see an overall increase in the total working capacity of the Indian Trademark Registry. There has been an increase of one hundred and fifty nine percent (159%) in the total number of registrations granted. Similarly, there has been an increase of thirteen percent (13%) in the total number of renewal notices issued. However, we can also see a decrease of ninety-eight (98%)...

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KFC Isn’t Finger Licking Good During the Pandemic, Madras High Court Slaps Fine on Patanjali for ‘Coronil’, and more

KFC Isn’t Finger Licking Good During the Pandemic, Instagram Faces Trademark Suit Over New ‘Reels’ Feature, Skechers to Come Out with Dr. Seuss Inspired Collection and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Madras High Court Slaps Fine on Patanjali for ‘Coronil’ Madras High Court has restrained Patanjali Ayurveda Limited (‘Patanjali’) from using the term ‘Coronil’ in connection with an ayurvedic medication claimed to be a cure to the novel Coronavirus. The suit was filed by Arudra Engineering Pvt. Ltd. (‘Arudra’), who are the registered proprietors of the trademarks ‘CORONIL-92 B’ and ‘Coronil-213 SPL’ since...

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