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Copyrights and Moral Rights over Lyrics, Tablet Strip Trade Dress, and Diabetic Sugar Brand Cases

Copyrights and Moral Rights over Lyrics, Tablet Strip Trade Dress, & Diabetic Sugar Brand Cases

In this mixed post, we bring to you one copyright case and two trademark cases. The copyright case relates to infringement of copyrights in lyrics and related moral rights, and the trademark cases relate to trade dress violation and trademark revocation. With respect to trade dress, the Court has recognized a particular colour of a tablet strip in a given style as protectable. In the revocation case, the ‘Diabeat’ trademark adopting a similar packaging has been revoked. Case notes Maintain Accounts…

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Trademark cases relating to cricket helmets, biscuits, edible oil, and tobacco

Trademark cases relating to Cricket Helmets, Biscuits, Edible Oil, and Tobacco

In this post, we have put together 4 trademark cases that relate to trade dress and wordmark infringement/passing off. The cases involve products such as cricket helmets, biscuits, tobacco, and edible oil. In all the cases, trademark owners have been able to get positive orders in their favour. Good Day Vs. Good Times for Butter Cookies: Delhi High Court restrains the use of Blue and Yellow packaging and 'Good Times' mark for Butter Cookies. In a case involving the use of…

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