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Latest Copyright Cases in 2022 – Part 2

This running post provides a summary of the latest Copyright cases decided by courts in India in 2022: The Polo/Lauren Company L.P. Vs. Sandeep Arora & Anr. The Petitioner sought removal of Respondent No. 1’s registered copyright, namely, ‘SPORTS POLO’ by way of a rectification petition under Section 50 of the Copyright Act, 1957. The Petitioner contended that it was the registered proprietor and user of the mark ‘POLO SPORT’ since 1967 with a device mark of a ‘horse with a person…

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Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 - Part 14

Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 – Part 14

Agatha Christie Limited vs Registrar Of Trade Marks. In this case, Agatha Christie Limited filed a trademark application for the mark, "And Then There Were None." The Registrar rejected the application, and the Agatha Christie Limited appealed. The Delhi High Court came to the conclusion that there was no ground based on which the mark could have been rejected under the Trademarks Act, 1999, as the mark was not descriptive and because no similar marks were existing on the Register.…

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Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 - Part 5

Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 – Part 5

Cross Fit LLC vs Mr. Renjith Kunnumal & Anr. The Plaintiff herein used ‘CrossFit’, a registered word and device mark, on a global basis for fitness & training services as well as its domain name The Defendants were found using the name “SFC CROSSFIT” while imparting identical gym and fitness services, in their advertisements, website, social media handles, etc. Aggrieved by the same the Plaintiff filed a suit before the High Court of Delhi and an application seeking interim…

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Trademark Updates part 4

Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 – Part 4

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited vs Cipla Limited In this case, the Respondent/Plaintiff filed a suit for a permanent injunction before the Madras High Court against the Applicant/Defendant for infringement of its copyright and trademark. The Court herein, granted an interim injunction in favour of the Respondent/Plaintiff. Henceforth, the Applicant/Defendant filed three applications with a plea to vacate the interim relief granted on grounds of urgency. The plea was based on the fact that the drugs were of a huge amount,…

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Trademark News

  Hello Readers!! There has been a lot that has been brewing over the past few weeks with respect to Trademarks. We have decided to recapitulate the trademark news which have recently hit the headlines in our segment, Weekly Trends. Let us take a quick look at what happened in the past weeks, with this weekly update. Delhi High Court restrains Career Launcher rival from using its trademark The Delhi High Court has  recently restrained a competing coaching institute from using the…

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