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Latest Trademark Cases in 2022 – Part 3

This running post provides a summary of the latest Trademark cases decided by courts in India in 2022: L’oreal v. Haridas PA & Ors. This was a suit for permanent injunction for restraining the Defendants and its agents from infringing Plaintiff’s well-known trademarks "L'OREAL, L'OREAL PROFESSIONNEL, L'OREAL PARIS" by violating its proprietary rights in its tradename and infringing its copyrights in its label and artistic works. The Court noted that the Plaintiff had the exclusive right to use the trademarks and…

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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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