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Extension Granted by IP Office, Trademark Opposition Hearings Cancelled, and more

Extension Granted by IP Office, Instagram Beat its Domain Infringer, Goan Coconut Vinegar Loses GI Battle and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Trademark Battle between Mattress Giants Peps Industries, a popular mattress manufacturer filed an application in the Delhi High Court for an interim injunction against Kurlon for the use of the trademark ‘NO TURN’. Peps is the registered trademark owner of the mark ‘NO TURN’ claiming its use since 2008 for mattresses and its allied products. However, in August 2018, Peps came to know that Kurlon had dishonestly adopted the mark ‘NO...

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Corona Puts the IP World on Notice, Google Protects its Domain Name and more

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Corona Puts the IP World on Notice, Bajaj Defends its Well-Known Trademark, Corona Very Popular with the USPTO, Attappady Red Gram Applied for GI and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Bajaj Cites Well-Know Mark Status in Defending Trademark Bajaj Electricals, part of the Bajaj conglomerates of businesses and industries, filed an application at the Bombay High Court for an interim injunction against Gourav Bajaj (‘Defendant’), an individual who operates two retail electrical appliance stores at Abohar, Punjab.  Gourav Bajaj was operating his stores under the trade names ‘Apna Bajaj Store’ & ‘Bajaj Excellent’....

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Puma Shoos Away a Trademark Infringer, New “Apple Watch Studio” Trademark for Customizable Watches, and more

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Puma Shoos Away a Trademark Infringer, New “Apple Watch Studio” Trademark for Customizable Watches, Ranbir Kapoor to be the Face of “Single”, PUMA Inks a Licensing Agreement with Athletics South Africa, Wikipedia Aggressive with Bad Faith Domains, and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES “PUMA” Shoos Away a Trademark Infringer Puma, a well-known German sports footwear brand, filed an application at the Patiala House Court, New Delhi, for a permanent injunction against Vikas Jindal, a Ludhiana based business proprietor, for using its trademark ‘PUMA’ and the ‘PUMA’ logo. Puma further contended that Vikas was...

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Lacoste Protects its ‘Crocodile’, Kareena Kapoor to be the Brand Icon for “IMARA”, and more

Lacoste Protects its ‘Crocodile’, Bareilly Terracotta Filed for GI, #FridaysForFuture Trademark, Forever 21 Gets New Lifeline and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES French Clothing Brand ‘Lacoste’ Enforces Rights Lacoste S.A., the French clothing major, had filed an application for a permanent injunction in the Delhi District Court against Suresh Kumar Sharma.  Lacoste contends that Suresh Kumar Sharma was selling shirts bearing the “Lacoste” mark and thus infringing its trademark and passing off. The Court observed that Suresh Kumar Sharma had no right to use the “Lacoste” mark and further held that his actions...

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“Parachute” Goes After YouTuber for Disparagement, Cyprus Re-registers its ‘Halloumi’ Cheese Mark in the UK, ‘Co-Lab’ Launched By GQ India and Raymond, Italy’s Art Museum Uffizzi Galleries Claims its Domains, Assamese Gamocha Filed For GI and more

“Parachute” Goes After YouTuber for Disparagement, Cyprus Re-registers its ‘Halloumi’ Cheese Mark in the UK, 'Co-Lab' Launched By GQ India and Raymond, Italy’s Art Museum Uffizzi Galleries Claims its Domains, Assamese Gamocha Filed For GI and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARKS UPDATE “Parachute” Goes After YouTuber for Disparagement   Marico Ltd., one of India’s leading FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) company, had recently filed an application at the Bombay High Court, seeking an interim injunction against Abhijeet Bhansali, a YouTuber/V-Blogger who operates the YouTube channel "Bearded Chokra". It was alleged by Marico that Abhijeet...

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Nike Wants its Swoosh Back, New Dark Mode Icons by Apple, H&M’s First Global Collaboration with Indian Designer Sabyasachi, Star Wars Merchandise Collaboration with Star Wars Voice Actress, and more

New Dark Mode Icons by Apple, Nike Wants its Swoosh Back, Reliance Inks Franchise Deal with ‘The Entertainer’, Osmanabadi Goat Filed for GI under Live Animals Category, and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Nike Wants its Swoosh Back Delhi District Court has passed a permanent injunction against three footwear companies, G.B. Shoe, Vishal Footwear and New Hira Shoes, located in Agra, the Defendants, for violating the trademark(s) of Nike, the celebrated sports shoes manufacturer. Since its adoption in 1971, Nike has been using its brand name continuously worldwide and is the registered trademark...

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Pidilite Enforces Adhesive Trademarks, Alibag White Onion Applied for GI and more

Pidilite Enforces Adhesive Trademarks, Amazon Looking to Expand Pharmaceutical Service Outside the US and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Pidilite Enforces Adhesive Trademarks   Pidilite Industries Ltd., the popular Indian adhesive brand, has approached the Bombay High Court to grant an interim injunction against E.C. Industry, a Mumbai based adhesive company, for using deceptively similar trademarks and trade-dress infringement. Pidilite is the registered proprietor of various trademarks including 'DR.FIXIT'. Pidilite has alleged that E.C. Industry is using its registered trademark and similar packaging to sell its products. The Bombay High Court while acknowledging...

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Puma’s Floral Collaboration, Trademark Holder Feev Guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking and more

Puma’s Floral Collaboration, MP’s Sweet Delicacy “Morena Gajak” Filed for GI, Candy Breakfast with Hershey’s and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Hatsun’s Arokya Defeats Arogya Hatsun Agro Product Ltd, a popular dairy company based in Chennai, filed for a permanent trademark injunction to restrain A.Z. Arogya Milk, a proprietorship firm in Chennai from using the mark “AZ AROGYA” for milk. Hatsun, the registered owners of the mark ‘AROKYA’ since 1994 has filed this suit alleging that the latter has adopted a similar mark with the intention of deceiving the public and to also...

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Netflix Collaborates with Mattel for “He-Man”, A2B Takes Down Chennai Ananda Bhavan, MGM Stops a Chinese Copycat in China, Adidas Taps Professional Gamer Ninja for New Shoes, and more

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Netflix Collaborates with Mattel for “He-Man”, A2B Takes Down Chennai Ananda Bhavan,  MGM Stops a Chinese Copycat in China, Adidas Taps Professional Gamer Ninja for New Shoes, and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES A2B Takes Down Chennai Ananda Bhavan Adyar Ananda Bhavan Sweets and Snacks, more popularly known as A2B, the registered trademark owners of the marks Adayar Ananda Bhavan and A2B logo since 1988, filed a suit seeking permanent injunction against Chennai Ananda Bhavan for using a deceptively similar mark. It is further alleged that Chennai Ananda Bhavan’s logo is similar to...

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Dream11 Scores Big, Nike’s Battle for its Swoosh, Flipkart Collaborates with Nokia and more

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Dream11 Scores Big, JJ Chicken to Tap Indian Market, Flipkart Collaborates with Nokia and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Nike Fights for its Swoosh Nike Innovate, the registered trademark owners of the marks NIKE, SWOOSH device and NIKE AIR filed a suit seeking permanent injunction against Shoesnation, a retail trader of footwear based out of New Delhi and Himanshu Gupta & Shubham Garg trading as M/s. SRG Plastic Company (hereinafter referred to as ‘Defendants’) from using SWOOSH device along with the mark FITZE. Nike alleged that Defendants’ mark has artistic features, getup, layout,...

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