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Latest Trademark Cases in 2022 - Part 6

Latest Trademark Cases in 2022 – Part 6

This running post provides a summary of the latest Trademark cases decided by courts in India in 2022: Shyam Sel and Power Limited Vs. Shyam Steel Industries Limited The Plaintiff, Shyam Sel and Power Limited filed a suit against the Defendant, Shyam Steel Industries Limited for the infringement of its Trademark and passing off, as the Defendant was using the plaintiff’s registered trademark ‘SHYAM’ on its invoices. Both the parties were involved in manufacturing and selling Thermo-mechanically treated bars, leading to…

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High Court permits delayed trademark evidence because of E-portal upload issues

High Court permits delayed trademark evidence because of E-portal upload issues

Mr. Manish Agarwal vs. The Registrar of Trademarks and Ors. Facts Mr. Manish Agarwal, the Applicant, filed four trademark applications for the mark “SATYA GROUP” on 11th March, 2013. The said marks were advertised in the Trademark Journal dated 21st May, 2018, and an Opposition was filed against the said marks by the Opponent, M/s APJ Satya Knowledge LLP. The Applicant filed his counter statement on 19th January 2019, however the Opponent claimed that it was served to him on…

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Latest Trademark Cases in 2022 - Part 5

Latest Trademark Cases in 2022 – Part 5

This running post provides a summary of the latest Trademark cases decided by courts in India in 2022: Khadi &Village Industries Commission V. Raman Gupta & Ors.  In this case, the Plaintiff, Khadi & Village Industries Commission was regulated under Khadi and Village Industries Commission Act, 1956. The Plaintiff was the registered proprietor of various words bearing the name "KHADI" in both Hindi and English language and also a logo in the form of 'Charkha Logos'. The Defendants started using the…

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Latest Trademark Cases in 2022 – Part 2

This running post provides a summary of the latest Trademark cases decided by courts in India in 2022: M/S. Apex Laboratories Pvt. Ltd Vs. Axis Life Sciences The Plaintiff, Apex Laboratories, used the trademark “ZINCOVIT” since the year 1990 and established great reputation and good will in the market. The Plaintiff adopted a distinct and a unique seven strip colour packaging from the year 2014 for their product, a multi-vitamin supplement for adults and children to boost their immunity. The Defendant,…

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Important Indian Trademark Cases – 2021

In this post, we bring to you Important Trademark Cases decided by Indian Courts in the year 2021 Kaira District Cooperative Milk Producers Union Ltd and Anr. V/S. Maa Tara Trading Co. and Ors In this case, the Calcutta High Court passed an interim order against the Defendants, restraining them from using the trademark ‘Amul’ in connection with their products. The case was instituted by Kaira District Cooperative Milk Producers Union Ltd., who are the proprietors of the trademark ‘Amul’. It…

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Indian Trademark Judgments – 2020

Marico Limited vs Abhijeet Bhansali (Notice of Motion No. 1094 of 2019 In COMIP No. 596 of 2019) Decided On: 15.01.2020 Court: Bombay High Court 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 Bhansali in his video, made comments disparaging or denigrating Marico’s Parachute Coconut…

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Summary of Indian Trademark Cases of 2019

This post provides a summary of Indian Trademark Cases of 2019 HSIL Limited v. Gujrat Ceramic Industries & Anr. [I.A. 5185/2018] Decided On: 08.01.2019 Court: Delhi High Court  Hindustan Sanitaryware & Industries Limited (HSIL) filed for a permanent injunction in the Delhi High Court to restrain Gujarat Ceramic Industries (GCI) from using the trademarks ‘Hindustan Vitreous’ or ‘H Vitreous’ which are identical/deceptively similar to HSIL’s registered trademarks. HSIL, India’s largest manufacturer of sanitaryware products, having a presence in over 50 cities is the registered…

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