2 December 2019


Search Results for Tag : trade mark

Judgments

Court declines exclusive use of ‘Eagle’ in trade mark(23.09.2015)

In a case where Pantaloons was found to be riding on the goodwill of the Plaintiff in respect of its trade mark ‘American Eagle Outfitters’ and ‘Ameri.....

Tags : Pantaloons, eagle, trade mark, american

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Court rules in favour of ITC in ‘Gold Flake’ dispute(29.09.2015)

Noting that NTC’s use of the trademark ‘NATIONAL GOLD FLAKE’ was either insufficient or kept clandestinely low to not attract the Petitioner’s attenti.....

Tags : Cigarette, gold flake, trade mark, copyright

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Injunction granted against title phonetically similar to ‘Indian Express’(23.10.2015)

The Bombay High Court accepted arguments that the Defendant’s use of the title ‘Indian Express’ in Devnagari script for its newspaper infringed the tr.....

Tags : Indian express, title, trade mark

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Commercial matters to not be kept lingering in no-contest(07.09.2015)

The Delhi High Court allowed a trade mark suit in favour of international food chain, ‘Burger King’ despite the Defendant’s non-cooperation. Arising f.....

Tags : Trade mark, summons, written statement, ex parte

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High Court restrains use of fraudulently claimed mark(07.12.2015)

The Delhi High Court issued an interim injunction against the Defendant restraining it from using in any manner the Plaintiff’s mark, ‘Senge’. The Pla.....

Tags : Trade mark, logo, prior use, false documents

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Trade mark ruling eases Lupin’s pressure(23.12.2015)

Bombay High Court granted a motion in favour of Lupin Limited, maker of ‘Nebistar’ line of medicines. It determined Lupin’s registered mark and ‘Nebis.....

Tags : Trade mark, divisibility, comparison, pronunciation

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Trade mark ruling eases Lupin’s pressure(23.12.2015)

Bombay High Court granted a motion in favour of Lupin Limited, maker of ‘Nebistar’ line of medicines. It determined Lupin’s registered mark and ‘Nebis.....

Tags : Trade mark, divisibility, comparison, pronunciation

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Levi Strauss denied use of ‘Live In’ for promotional material(02.03.2016)

The Bombay High Court prohibited Levi Strauss from using the words ‘Live In’ in connection with its clothing line, ‘Levi’s’.

The Plaintif.....

Tags : Levi strauss, live in, trade mark, deceptive

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Passing ice cream off as biscuits and other ways to test court patience(11.04.2016)

The Bombay High Court rejected an application alleging trade mark infringement by Parle for use of the mark, ‘Londonderry’.

Putting aside .....

Tags : trade mark, phonetic, vendibility, class of goods

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Havells wins trade mark battle against upcoming IPO(30.04.2016)

Havells Pvt. Ltd. trade mark infringement suit against a similarly titled company survived dismissal for lacking a fresh cause of action. The suit was.....

Tags : Havells, trade mark, ipo, disclosure

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Medicinal products should be clearly distinguishable(03.06.2016)

Public interest supports a lesser degree of proof showing confusing similarity in trade mark, even if two medicinal products are not identical or of t.....

Tags : pharmaceutical, trade mark, confusing similarity, drug names

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News

Delhi HC to Trade Marks Registry: Process Needs to Be Streamlined(04.11.2019)

Delhi High Court has rapped Trade Marks Registry for complaints being filed against the delays caused in processing the registration applications and .....

Tags : Delhi HC, Trade Marks Registry

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Delhi HC to Trade Marks Registry: Registration Process Needs to Be Streamlined(04.11.2019)

Delhi High Court has rapped Trade Marks Registry for complaints being filed against the delays caused in processing the registration applications and .....

Tags : Delhi HC, Trade Marks Registry

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Diageo and United Spirits Settles Trademark War over Black Label(29.10.2015)

Trademark tussle between Diageo Brands BV and United Spirits' McDowell & Co Ltd over “Black Label” in the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB).....

Tags : Diageo , United Spirits ,Trade mark lack Label

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International Cases

Hurtful or not, free speech is free(22.12.2015)

The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled Section 2(a) of the Lanham (Trademark) Act, read»



When an iPhone is not an iPhone(04.05.2016)

The Beijing Higher People’s Court handed an inconveniently timed verdict rejecting Apple’s application for striking out the trade mark ‘iPhone’ grante.....

Tags : Apple, iphone, trade mark, china

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When an iPhone is not an iPhone(04.05.2016)

The Beijing Higher People’s Court handed an inconveniently timed verdict rejecting Apple’s application for striking out the trade mark ‘iPhone’ grante.....

Tags : Apple, iphone, trade mark, china

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Chelsea still owns ‘José Mourinho’(30.05.2016)

Feel like you’re leaving a part of yourself behind when you leave your job? José Mourinho may be experiencing that a little too literally for his own .....

Tags : football, jose mourinho, trade mark

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Olympus’ ‘3D’ mark rejected(17.12.2015)

The General Court of the European Court of Justice dismissed an application by Olympus Medical Systems to register the mark, ‘3D’. The Court concurred.....

Tags : Ecj, Olympus, trade mark, 3d

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Olympus’ ‘3D’ mark rejected(17.12.2015)

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Let’s not play, Sony(25.01.2016)

The United States Patent and Trademark Office put to bed Sony’s application to register a trade mark in the prhase ‘Let’s Play’. Previously rejected f.....

Tags : Sony, playstation, lets play, trade mark, us

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Kiwis clear the road for TomTom registration(18.12.2015)

The High Court of New Zealand at Auckland dismissed an appeal against registration of the mark ‘TomTom’, by the eponymous maker of satellite navigatio.....

Tags : Tomtom, new Zealand, trade mark, confusion

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Coca Cola’s bottles not recognisable enough(24.02.2016)

The G.....

Tags : Coca cola, bottle, trade mark, relevant public

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Top Story

Title of religious text not ordinarily registrable as trade mark(27.10.2015)

The Supreme Court left little room for interpretation in its ruling against registration of a trade mark in ‘Ramayan’ to be used on packaging for ince.....

Tags : Trade mark, religious text , title, public juris

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Blast from the Past

Trading godly good will(23.08.1967)

Being able to exploit financially intellectual property has been recognised as vital to any country’s success and prosperity. And what prosperity must.....

Tags : Trade mark, ganesh, publici juris, religious

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