Tag: Well known mark

Restaurants and Well Known Trademarks: The Case of Bukhara

Restaurants and Well Known Trademarks: The Case of Bukhara

Read about the Delhi High Court’s decision to declare the trademark “Bukhara” as a well-known mark of ITC Limited for its restaurant business. Learn about the evidence presented in the case and the relief granted by the Court to ITC to protect its trademark from being used by Central Park Estates in their restaurant. Continue Reading Restaurants and Well Known Trademarks: The Case of Bukhara

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Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 - Part 12

Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 – Part 12

Pidilite Industries Limited v. Platinum Waltech Limited The Plaintiff filed this suit against the Defendant seeking relief in trade mark, copyright and designs combined with causes of action in passing off in each. The Plaintiff was a well-known manufacturer of products relating to the construction and paint industry and had a worldwide presence since 1969. The Plaintiff had several trademarks related to its products which included the DR FIXIT mark with a distinctive device of a man wearing a yellow…

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This image depicts several well known brand logos such as McDonald's and Coca-Cola. This post is about the transborder reputation of well known marks. Click on the image to read the full post.

Trans-border Reputation of Well Known Marks – Part IV

This post was first published on 7th July, 2014.   Spillover reputation of trademarks is a subject matter of endless legal tussles. Indian Courts and Tribunals frequently deal with cases related to foreign entities challenging honest and bona fide use of a similar mark by Indian entities even in situations where such foreign entities are not using their marks in India. In this post, we will discuss the concept of Transborder reputation. To claim Transborder reputation for a mark in India, the mark…

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