Bright Enterprises Private Ltd. and Ors. v. MJ Bizcraft LLP and Ors. Decided On: 04.01.2017 Division Bench Delhi High Court Appellants/Plaintiffs, Bright Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. and M/s. AKM Enterprises filed a civil suit for infringement of trade mark and passing off against the Defendants/Respondents MJ Bizcraft LLP and Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel. Appellants claimed proprietorship of… Read More Bright Enterprises Private Ltd. and Ors. v. MJ Bizcraft LLP and Ors.
Britannia Industries Ltd. v. ITC Ltd. FAO(OS) (Comm) No. 77 of 2016 Division Bench (Delhi High Court) Brief Facts: The Respondent, ITC Ltd. filed a civil suit against the Appellant, Britannia Industries Ltd. for passing off and infringement of Copyright of the trade dress of Respondent’s product ‘Sunfeast Farmlite All Good’ which is a No… Read More Britannia Industries Ltd. v. ITC Ltd.
Allied Blenders & Distillers Pvt. Ltd. v. R.K. Distilleries Pvt. Ltd. FAO (OS) No. 251 of 2016 Decided on: 28th February, 2017 Hon’ble High Court of Delhi Brief Facts: Appellant filed a civil suit for infringement of trade mark, passing off and infringement of Copyright claiming to be proprietor of the mark ‘Officer’s Choice’ and… Read More Allied Blenders & Distillers Pvt. Ltd. v. R.K. Distilleries Pvt. Ltd.
Shoppers Stop Ltd. v. Vinod’s Shoppers Stop CS(OS) No. 458 of 2015 19.09.2016 Delhi High Court The Plaintiff was the proprietor of the mark ‘SHOPPERS STOP’ in all Classes and was using the same since 1991 as a trade mark and as part of trade name . Over the years, the Plaintiff had created… Read More SHOPPERS STOP LTD. V. VINOD’S SHOPPERS STOP
Kumar Electric Works v. Anuj Electronics 1990 PTC 26 Plaintiff was a partnership firm. Vinod Kumar, Satish Kumar, T.C. Kumar end Raj Kumar were its partners. It was engaged in the business of manufacturing and marketing of electrical and electronics goods since the year 1979. In 1983 it started using Trade Mark “OLYMPUS” for its… Read More Kumar Electric Works v. Anuj Electronics
Pandit Kulfi and Cafe v. Pandit Kulfi 2016 (65) PTC 414 (Rajasthan) Brief Facts: Appellant was proprietor of the mark ‘PANDIT’ for Kulfi, Ice Creams and other milk products. Appellant came to know that the Respondent is also using the mark ‘PANDIT’ for Kulfi. Appellant filed a suit for Permanent injunction against the Respondent along… Read More Pandit Kulfi and Cafe v. Pandit Kulfi
Capital Plastic Industries v. Happy Plastic Industries 1988 PTC 182 Brief Facts: As per the Plaintiff, the Plaintiff started using the trademark RABBER from 1983 in respect of thermos jug. Plaintiff also obtained Copyright registration in the artistic label bearing the mark RABBER in 1984. After September, 1985, Plaintiff dropped the usage of the mark… Read More Capital Plastic Industries v. Happy Plastic Industries
Delhi Public School Society v. DPS World Foundation and Anr. Delhi High Court 18.04.2016 Brief Facts: Plaintiff society was registered in the year 1948-49 as Delhi Public School. In 1948, Plaintiff first adopted the distinctive crest which is reproduced herein below: The said crest was registered under different classes under the Trade Marks Rules, 2002… Read More Delhi Public School Society v. DPS World Foundation and Anr.
Kamal Kant & Company LLP v. Raashee Fragrances India Pvt. Ltd. CS(OS) No.1471/2015 4th November, 2015 Plaintiff was a registered proprietor of the trade mark ‘RAJSHREE’ for pan masala, supari, betel nuts, zarda mix, mouth freshener etc. Plaintiff filed a suit against the Defendant who was using the mark ‘RAASHEE’ for infringement of trade mark,… Read More Kamal Kant & Company LLP v. Raashee Fragrances India Pvt. Ltd.
India is currently ranked at 29th position out of 30 countries in the International IP Index of 2015, released by the Global Intellectual Property Center of the US Chamber of Commerce. Recently, USA raised concerns over the IPR regime in India and classified India on the ‘priority watch list’ in a special report released by… Read More National IPR Policy: Highlights
Living Media India Ltd. and Ors. v. Alpha Dealcom Pvt. Ltd. and Ors. 2016 (66) PTC 200 (Del) Brief Facts: Appellant claimed to be a major media corporation in India. As per the Appellants, Appellant No. 1 was owner and publisher news magazine “INDIA TODAY”, since 1975. Appellant No. 1 also published a business magazine under… Read More Living Media India Ltd. and Ors. v. Alpha Dealcom Pvt. Ltd. and Ors.
Toni & Guy Products Ltd. & Anr. v. Shyam Sunder Nagpal 2014 (57) PTC 159 (Del) Facts: Plaintiff No. 1, a company incorporated under the laws of England was engaged in manufacturing and marketing of hair care products under the mark TONI & GUY. The Plaintiff No. 2, also company incorporated under the laws of… Read More Toni & Guy Products Ltd. & Anr. v. Shyam Sunder Nagpal