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Delhi High Court Fines Defendant 2 Lakhs for Infringing Use of “Sadda Pind”

The Delhi High Court passed an order granting a permanent injunction and punitive costs of ₹ 2,00,000/- to the defendant for infringing and passing off the Plaintiff’s Trademark “SADDA PIND”. Continue Reading Delhi High Court Fines Defendant 2 Lakhs for Infringing Use of “Sadda Pind”

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TTK Prestige Prevails in Its Quest For the Use Of “Prestige”

The case involves a dispute over the infringement of TTK Prestige's trademark and passing off of their products by KK & Company Delhi Pvt Ltd. TTK Prestige claimed that the use of the word "Prestige" by the defendants was an infringement of their trademark and causing confusion among customers, leading to loss of business. The Delhi High Court held that the defendant had failed to provide sufficient evidence to prove their claim of being a continuous user of the trademark…

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Subway Loses Battle for Interim Injunction against Suberb

Subway Loses Battle for Interim Injunction against Suberb

This post details a case between U.S.-based company ‘SUBWAY’ and Infinity Foods LLLP over allegations of trademark infringement. The court dismissed the application for an interim injunction due to changes made by the defendants within a week, as they deemed there was no point of infringement. Continue Reading Subway Loses Battle for Interim Injunction against Suberb

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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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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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CASE BRIEF : Amazon Seller Services Pvt. Ltd. & Anr. vs Amazonbuys.in & Ors.

Facts The Plaintiff, Amazon Seller Services Pvt. Ltd., owns, operates and manages the India online marketplace at www.amazon.in on which lakhs of third-party sellers and buyers interact and conduct their transactions. Plaintiff No. 2, owns the trademark ‘AMAZON’ in various classes and copyright on the ‘AMAZON’ logos. Plaintiff No.2 has licensed its copyrights and trademarks to Amazon Seller Services, for the purposes of promotion, publication and merchandising within the territory of India. Amazon Seller Services alleged that the Defendants, Amazonbuys.in and others…

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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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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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Latest Trademark Cases, 2021- Part 11

Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 – Part 11

Avtar Singh & Ors. v. Sakshi Srivastava & Anr. There were four Plaintiffs in this case, i.e., Mr. Avtar Singh, Mr. Harkirat Singh, Aero Traders Private Ltd. and Aero Associates Pvt. Ltd., who co-owned M/s Aero Club. They filed an application for the trademark “WOODS” in the club’s name firstly in 1994 and 1996 under Class 25 and in 2017 under Class 3. The Plaintiffs together subsequently registered trademarks “WOODLAND”, “WOODLAND” (stylised) and other “WOODLAND” marks on varying dates in…

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