Wockhardt Limited v. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and Ors.  – Supreme Court resettling and affirming the settled principles of Law of Trade Marks

Wockhardt Limited v. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and Ors.   2018 (76) PTC 225 (SC) Brief Facts: Plaintiff/Respondent had trade marks ‘CHYMORAL’ and ‘CHYMORAL FORTE’, used for a drug administered post-surgically for swellings that may arise and/or wounds that may arise. Plaintiff claimed use of the mark from the year 1988 through its predecessor in interest from… Read More Wockhardt Limited v. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and Ors.  – Supreme Court resettling and affirming the settled principles of Law of Trade Marks

Parakh Vanijya Private Limited v. Baroma Agro Product and Ors.

Parakh Vanijya Private Limited v. Baroma Agro Product and Ors.  2018 (76) PTC 1 (SC) Brief Facts: Plaintiff claimed to use the mark ‘MALABAR’ for Biryani Rice from 2001. Defendants started to use the mark ‘MALABAR GOLD’ for Biryani Rice. Plaintiff filed a suit in 2012 for infringement of trade mark and passing off against… Read More Parakh Vanijya Private Limited v. Baroma Agro Product and Ors.

Havells India Ltd. & Anr. v. Amritanshu Khaitan & Ors.

Havells India Ltd. & Anr. v. Amritanshu Khaitan & Ors. 2015 (62) PTC 64 [Del] Brief Facts: Defendants released the below mentioned advertisement. In the said advertisement, the Defendant compared Eveready LED Bulb with Havells LED Bulb. Plaintiffs filed a Suit for Disparagement against the Plaintiff. Along with the suit, the Plaintiffs also filed an… Read More Havells India Ltd. & Anr. v. Amritanshu Khaitan & Ors.

Sunil Mittal & Anr. v. Darzi on Call

Sunil Mittal & Anr. v. Darzi on Call CS(Comm) No. 1381/2016 19th April, 2017 In October, 2016, Plaintiff, Mr Sunil Mittal and Darzi (India) LLP, registered proprietor of the trademark “THE DARZI, THE SUIT PEOPLE 1981” (Label Mark), instituted a suit against the Defendant, M/s Darzi on Call, for injunction restraining the Defendant from using… Read More Sunil Mittal & Anr. v. Darzi on Call

CIPLA Limited  v. CIPLA Industries Private Limited and Ors.

CIPLA Limited  v. CIPLA Industries Private Limited and Ors. 2017 (69) PTC 425 (Bom) Full Bench A Learned Single Judge of the High Court of Bombay vide order dated 26th April, 2016 expressed the view that decision of the Division Bench of Bombay High Court in the case of Raymond Limited v. Raymond Pharmaceuticals Pvt.… Read More CIPLA Limited  v. CIPLA Industries Private Limited and Ors.

Shanmugam vs. Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd.

Financial strength of a company, though relevant, cannot be the sole factor to determine dominant position of an enterprise. Providing free services cannot by itself raise competition concerns unless the same is offered by a dominant enterprise and is shown to be tainted with an anti-competitive objective of excluding competition/ competitors.… Read More Shanmugam vs. Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd.

Smart Timing Steel Ltd. vs. National Steel and Agro Industries Ltd.

In order to initiate corporate insolvency resolution process against a corporate debtor, an operational creditor must obtain a certificate from the Financial Institution maintaining its account, confirming that that there is no payment of an unpaid operational debt by the Corporate Debtor.… Read More Smart Timing Steel Ltd. vs. National Steel and Agro Industries Ltd.