The Delhi High Court passed an order granting a permanent injunction and punitive costs of ₹ 2,00,000/- to the defendant for infringing and passing off the Plaintiff’s Trademark “SADDA PIND”. Continue Reading Delhi High Court Fines Defendant 2 Lakhs for Infringing Use of “Sadda Pind”
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In the 15th issue of the Indian Patent Journal dated 14-April-2023, the patent office published 557 applications along with 425 patent grants. The design office registered a total of 420 designs. Continue Reading Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics – 7th April 2023 to 14th April 2023
BananaIP Counsels has been following the recent developments in Trademarks, Patents, Copyrights, and Designs cases. This monthly roundup provides some insight into the developments made in these cases by various High Courts in India. The month of March saw an interesting mix of intellectual property decisions from courts in India. This post brings to you a list of important decisions relating to Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents, Consumer Protection and Accessibility Laws. We hope that this information helps our readers stay informed…
In a significant ruling, the Delhi High Court has prohibited the Institute of Cost Accountants of India from using the trademarked acronym “ICAI” for any of its services or institutions. “ICAI” is owned by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. The Single Bench of the court also ordered the Institute of Cost Accountants of India to remove the ICAI acronym within three months from all extant physical and virtual representations, including websites. Continue Reading Delhi HC Orders Institute of…
In the 13th issue of the Indian Patent Journal dated 31-March-2023, the patent office published 1,405 applications along with 1,251 patent grants. The design office registered a total of 461 designs. Continue Reading Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics – 24th March 2023 to 31st March 2023
Explore the debate over regulatory data protection in India, its impact on pharmaceutical research, and how it balances intellectual property rights with access to medicines. Learn about India’s approach and its implications for the generic industry. Continue Reading Pharmaceutical Regulatory Data Protection in India
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In the 12th issue of the Indian Patent Journal dated 24-March-2023, the patent office published 795 applications along with 1,041 patent grants. The design office registered a total of 629 designs. Continue Reading Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics – 17th March 2023 to 24th March 2023
Youtuber Held Liable for Unauthorized Use of Trademarks: Dabur India Limited v. Dhruv Rathee and Ors.
The petitioner, Dabur, who is the manufacturer of beverages under the name “Real”, is alleging that a Youtuber named Dhruv Rathee published a video tarnishing the petitioner’s brand reputation. The video also depicted an earlier advertisement aired, as well as a distorted image of the petitioner’s product Real, which infringes upon its trademark and copyright rights. The Calcutta High Court held that the acts of the respondent infringed upon the petitioner’s rights under section 29 (9) of the Trade Marks…