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

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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 term ‘Pe’ in its suffix, BharatPe had infringed their trademarks and were attempting to free-ride on PhonePe’s goodwill. The Delhi High Court,...

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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 a device of a rising sun, had instituted the suit against another chemical manufacturer, Delight Chemicals, who had adopted a deceptively similar...

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

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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 on Britannia’s existing goodwill and reputation. The Court in this instance held that an “unwary purchaser of average intelligence and imperfect recollection”...

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

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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 Union Ltd. (“Kaira”), who are the proprietors of the trademark ‘Amul’. It was contended in the Plaint, that Maa Tara Trading Co....

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