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RECAP 2021- INDIAN TRADEMARK CASE LAWS

This post provides a summary of Indian Trademark Cases for the year 2021 El Baik Food Systems Co. S.A vs Arsalan Wahid Gilkar & Anr. In a recent decision, the Delhi High Court granted an Ex-parte Injunction against use of the trademark ‘Albaik’ for restaurants and related services. The Plaintiff in the case was the Albaik Group based out of Saudi Arabia, which started its business in 1986. The Plaintiff briefly operated under the mark, Albaik, in India between 2017 and…

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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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Latest updates on e-commerce and licensing: September – Part 1

This is a rundown of last week’s news updates on E-Commerce and Licensing : Govt. to re-examine e-commerce draft rules The government is facing significant criticism from both, the players of e-commerce industries and from various sections of the government over the  draft  e-commerce rules published in June. The draft rules contain various contradictions that are being flagged by the players and are seeking further amendments. “The definition of related party certainly needs some more clarity, otherwise it will be difficult…

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latest trademark cases in 2021 - part 6

Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 – Part 6

RELIANCE INDUSTRIES LIMITED AND ANR. VS ASHOK KUMAR In this case, Reliance Industries Limited, the Plaintiff, found a hardware fittings and bathroom accessories retailer using their well-known mark ‘JIO’ and hence filed a trademark & copyright infringement suit before the Bombay High Court. The Defendant on 11th June, 2021 had filed two applications for registration of the mark JIO and pirated artwork which were advertised, claiming use since 16th December, 2016. The court noted that the Defendant not only copied…

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