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Trademark Registry Slows Down Pace; 71% Decrease in Hearing Notices Issued

A decrease of 15 percent in total number of trademark applications examined by trademark office. A total of 4509 registrations granted. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays.  Indian Trademark Statistics The Trademark Registry has had an overall decrease in its working capacity in the last week. There has been a decrease of seventeen percent (17%) in the total applications disposed through show cause hearings. There has also been…

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Miley Cyrus Wins at CJEU, Adidas and LEGO Join Hands, and more

Miley Cyrus secures rights over her name, PepsiCo faces a trademark lawsuit over its new ‘Mountain Dew Rise’ beverage, and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Delhi High Court Holds ‘Goodyear’ as Prima Facie Well-Known Mark The Delhi High Court, in a recent decision, held that the mark ‘Goodyear’, which has been used by Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company (Goodyear Co.) in India since the year 1920 in relation to tyres and…

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Tyson Sues Clothing Brand, Disney in Latin American TM Row and More

Mike Tyson initiates lawsuit against Australian streetwear company, Singh & Singh Law Firm wins trademark suit, and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Singh & Singh Law Firm Secures Interim Injunction Against Singh + Singh LLP In a recent decision by the Delhi High Court, Singh & Singh Law Firm received a favourable order, injuncting another law firm, Singh + Singh LLP from using the marks ‘Singh + Singh’, ‘Singh + Singh…

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Latest Trademark Cases – 2021 | Part 1

This running post provides a summary of the latest Indian Trademark cases in 2021, decided by various Courts and tribunals in the country. El Baik Food Systems Co. S.A vs Arsalan Wahid Gilkar & Anr In a recent decision, the Delhi High Court granted an Ex-parte Injunction against use of the trademark 'Albaik' for restaurants and related services. The plaintiff in the case was the Albaik Group based out of Saudi Arabia, which started its business in 1986. The plaintiff briefly…

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Epic Games Sues VR Company, Mankind Pharma Secures Injunction and more

Epic games initiates trademark suit against Nreal, Besame launches Marilyn Monroe collection  and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Delhi High Court Grants Interim Injunction Against Novakind Bio Sciences In a recent decision by the Delhi High Court, Mankind Pharma Limited, the fifth largest pharmaceutical company in India, was granted a favourable decision against another pharmaceutical company, Novakind Bio Sciences. Mankind Pharma Ltd. had instituted the present suit against Novakind Bio Science’s…

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PhonePe and BharatPe Lock Horns, Diablo Trademark in Dispute and more

PhonePe fails to secure temporary injunction against BharatPe, Tamil Nadu’s Matti Banana sought for GI Tagging and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Delhi High Court Denies PhonePe’s Injunction Against BharatPe UPI and bank payment company, PhonePe, had recently filed an application before the Delhi High Court, seeking an interim injunction against its competitor BharatPe’s usage of the term ‘Pe’ as a suffix in its trademark. PhonePe claimed that by using the…

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Chanel Unsuccessful Against Huawei, Adidas Unveils Yoda Shoes, and more

Chanel fails in its opposition against Huawei’s logo, Facebook initiates a cybersquatting lawsuit and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Andhra Pradesh High Court Grants Protection Over ‘Surya’ Trademark The Andhra Pradesh High Court recently ruled in favour of Gaurav Polymers, a company engaged in the manufacturing of white lime wash, in a matter dealing with the usage of the mark ‘Surya’. Gaurav Polymers, who was using the mark ‘Surya’ along with…

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France Obtains ‘France.com’, Nike To Fight US Postal Service and more

France secures ownership over 'France.com' domain, Britannia and ITC lock horns, and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Delhi High Court denies Britannia’s injunction against Sunfeast The Delhi High Court recently denied Britannia’s plea to pass an injunction against ITC’s ‘Sunfeast’ brand of biscuits. Britannia claimed that the packaging of ITC’s Sunfeast Farmlite Digestive Biscuit was deceptively similar to that of their NutriChoice Digestive Biscuits and that ITC were passing off…

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PUBG Features Godzilla, Nike Sues Rapper Lil Nas X, and more

PUBG features Godzilla, Apple unable to prevent Swatch from trademarking Steve Jobs’ quote, Calcutta High Court protects Well-Known “Amul” trademark and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Calcutta High Court Restrains Usage of Amul’s Well-Known Trademark The Calcutta High Court recently passed an interim order against Maa Tara Trading Co., restraining them from using the trademark ‘Amul’ in connection with their products. The case was instituted by Kaira District Cooperative Milk Producers…

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