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KFC Isn’t Finger Licking Good During the Pandemic, Madras High Court Slaps Fine on Patanjali for ‘Coronil’, and more

KFC Isn’t Finger Licking Good During the Pandemic, Instagram Faces Trademark Suit Over New ‘Reels’ Feature, Skechers to Come Out with Dr. Seuss Inspired Collection and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Madras High Court Slaps Fine on Patanjali for ‘Coronil’ Madras High Court has restrained Patanjali Ayurveda Limited (‘Patanjali’) from using the term ‘Coronil’ in connection with an ayurvedic medication claimed to be a cure to the novel Coronavirus. The suit was filed by Arudra Engineering Pvt. Ltd. (‘Arudra’), who are the registered proprietors of the trademarks ‘CORONIL-92 B’ and ‘Coronil-213 SPL’ since...

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Snapdeal Succeeds in Blocking 50 Infringing Websites, Apple Opposes a Pear Shaped Logo, and more

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Snapdeal Succeeds in Blocking 50 Infringing Websites, Microsoft Sued for Infringement of Dataflex Mark, Wrogn Joins Hands with Animal Planet for Endangered Animals, and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Snapdeal Succeeds in Blocking 50 Infringing Websites The Delhi High Court recently passed an order directing 50 websites to be blocked for infringing e-commerce website Snapdeal’s trademark. The infringing websites featured the Snapdeal logo in conjunction with offers for lotteries and lucky draws, giving the impression that the offers were authorized by Snapdeal themselves. Snapdeal contented that these websites were not only damaging their...

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Slow Week at the Trademark Registry; Only 7 Trademarks Registered this Week

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Slow week at the Trademark Registry; Only 7 Trademarks registered this week. Decrease of 5% in total number of applications disposed through show cause hearings. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS There has been an overall decrease in the working capacity of the Trademark Registry. There has been a decrease of five percent (5) % in the total number of applications disposed through show cause hearings. Similarly, there has been a decrease of thirty two percent (32%) in the total trademark applications examined by trademark office. However, we...

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Luis Vuitton Secures Protection Over Well-Known ‘Damier Azur’ Trademark, MP Government Approaches Supreme Court Over Basmati Rice GI Tag and more

Luis Vuitton Secures Protection Over Well-Known ‘Damier Azur’ Trademark, Tesla Unsuccessful in Securing ‘Teslaquila’ Trademark, Marvel and BoxLunch Cooking up Some Marvel Magic and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Indiamart Restrains Infringer from Using Its Mark Business to business (B2B) portal Indiamart (‘Plaintiff’), filed a suit before the Delhi High Court for a permanent injunction to restrain Akash Verma (‘Defendant’) from deceptively using its trademark, INDIAMART. The Plaintiff, an internet-based marketplace with free and paid listings of products and services, had claimed in the suit that it had started using the brand name...

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Unilever Partners with OYO for Sanitised Stays, TikTok Fights its Domain Infringer, and more

Unilever Partners with OYO for Sanitised Stays, Volvo Fights its Trademark Replicate, Instagram Opposes Instagem Trademark and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Volvo Fights its Trademark Replicate Aktiebolaget Volvo, the Volvo Group, had filed an application in the High Court of New Delhi, seeking a permanent injunction to restrain Mantis Technologies, engaged in providing travel and tour services, from using the trademark ‘VOLVO’ as a part of their domain and trading name. The Volvo Group contended that they have adopted the trademark and the corporate name ‘VOLVO’ in 1915, and Mantis’s adoption of...

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ISKCON Declared as a Well-Known Trademark, Booking.com isn’t Generic, Held by US Supreme Court, and more

ISKCON declared as a well-known trademark, Move over Fair & Lovely, it’s now Glow & Lovely time, Qualcomm, Flipkart, and HRX unite to launch wireless audio devices and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES ISKCON Declared as a Well-Known Trademark International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), had filed an application in the High Court of Bombay, seeking a permanent injunction to restrain Iskcon Apparel, a Delhi based clothing manufacturer, from using the trademark ‘ISKCON’. Colloquially known as the Hare Krishna movement, ISKON is a Gaudiya Vaishnava Hindu religious organization founded in New York in...

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ITC vs. NESTLE, the Curious Case of The Magic Masala, Crypto Exchange Loses Domain Dispute to Australian Florist, and more

ITC vs. NESTLE, the curious case of the magic masala, Bauer’s new trademark filing for face masks, Gajapati date palm jaggery filed for GI, and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES ITC vs. NESTLE, the Curious Case of The Magic Masala ITC Limited, an Indian multinational conglomerate, had filed an application at the High Court of Madras, seeking a permanent injunction to stop Nestle India from using the mark MAGICAL MASALA for its instant noodles. ITC contended that it had introduced ‘Sunfeast Yippee! Noodles’ with Magic Masala flavor in 2010 and Nestle India’s adoption...

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Trademark Registry Activity Gearing up Back to Normal. 45% Trademark Applications Examined by the Registry this Week

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Trademark Registry activity gearing back to normal. 45% trademark applications examined by the Registry this Week. Increase of 24% in total number of trademark applications published in the Trademark Journal. Increase of 2448 applications examined by Trademark Office this week. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS There has been a twenty-four (24)% increase in the total number of trademark applications published in the Trademark Journal. Similarly, there has been an increase of forty-five (45)% However, there has been an decrease of eighteen (18) % in the total number...

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Kashmiri Saffron Bags GI Tag, Adidas to Launch Sustainable Shoes with Allbirds, and more

Kashmiri Saffron bags GI tag, Fitbit grabs a deceptive domain, Kanye West files trademark for new cosmetics line, and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES PULSE Candy Defeats its Infringer DS Confectionary (‘Plaintiff’), the manufacturers of fruit candies under the brand PULSE, filed an application at the High Court of New Delhi, seeking an interim injunction against Chetan Gupta (‘Defendant’) for manufacturing and selling fruit candies, albeit, under a deceptively similar trademark PLUSS+. The Plaintiff also contended that the trade dress, color and get-up are also deceptively similar to the Plaintiff’s product packaging. The...

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Delhi High Court Prohibits the Use of ‘DEVTOL’, Black Lives Matter & I Can’t Breathe Trademarks Filed and more

Delhi High Court prohibits the use of ‘DEVTOL’, Victoria Beckham settles dispute over “VB” in Australia, Kovilpatti Kadalai Mittai bags GI tag and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Delhi High Court Prohibits the Use of ‘DEVTOL’ Reckitt Benckiser, a British multinational consumer goods company, filed an application at the High Court of New Delhi, seeking a permanent injunction against Mohit Petrochemicals for selling hand sanitizers under the brand name ‘DEVTOL’.  Mohit Petrochemicals claimed this product  protected against COVID 19. Reckitt Benckiser is the manufacturer and trademark owner of a well-known antiseptic sold under...

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