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Latest Trademark Cases in 2022 – Part 3

This running post provides a summary of the latest Trademark cases decided by courts in India in 2022: L’oreal v. Haridas PA & Ors. This was a suit for permanent injunction for restraining the Defendants and its agents from infringing Plaintiff’s well-known trademarks "L'OREAL, L'OREAL PROFESSIONNEL, L'OREAL PARIS" by violating its proprietary rights in its tradename and infringing its copyrights in its label and artistic works. The Court noted that the Plaintiff had the exclusive right to use the trademarks and…

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Trademark Cases 2021 - Part 3

Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 – Part 3

This running post provides a summary of the latest Indian Trademark cases in 2021, decided by various Courts and tribunals in the country. Sony Corporation vs. K. Selvamurthy In this case, Sony Corporation filed a trademark infringement suit  claiming dilution of its well-known SONY trademark against a sole proprietor running a tours and travels business under the name, Sony Tours and Travels. After analyzing the facts before it, the District Court came to the conclusion that the defendant did not take…

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Harley Davidson’s Sound Mark, Kamdhenu mark, Trademark Registration tips and more.

  Harley Davidson, Sound Mark, Delhi High Court, Kamdhenu mark, Counterfeit products, Deceptively similar, Trademark registration tips and more, presented by the Trademark attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK A good trademark, whether a word mark or symbol, is devoid of fashion or trend, which makes it potentially iconic if it’s seen for long enough in the right places. -Ivan Chermayeff TRADEMARK STATS Trademark Stats from the Indian Trademark office (30th March -…

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