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
Neon Laboratories Ltd. v. Medical Technologies Ltd. and Ors. 2015 (64) PTC 225 (SC) Brief Facts: Respondents through their predecessors in interest were using the mark ‘Profol’ in India since 1998 for pharmaceutical product. In 2005, Respondents came to know that the Defendant have launched a drug called ‘ROFOL’ for identical product. Respondents filed a suit for… Read More Neon Laboratories Ltd. v. Medical Technologies Ltd. and Ors.
Mr. Diljeet Titus, Advocate v. Mr. Alfred A. Adebare and Ors AND Ms. Seema Ahluwalia Jhingan and Ors. v. Titus and Co. and Ors. 2006 (32) PTC 609 (Del) Brief Facts: The present suit deals with bitterness arising amongst legal personnel. Diljeet Titus, the Plaintiff and Alfred A. Adebare, one of the opposing parties to… Read More Mr. Diljeet Titus, Advocate v. Mr. Alfred A. Adebare and Ors AND Ms. Seema Ahluwalia Jhingan and Ors. v. Titus and Co. and Ors.
Imperial Tobacco Co. of India Ltd. v. Registrar of Trade Marks and Anr. AIR 1968 Calcutta 582 Brief facts: The Appellant applied for Registration of the mark “Simla” under Part A of the Register. A Show Cause Notice was issued to the Appellant stating that the word “Simla” is a geographical name and registrable only… Read More Imperial Tobacco Co. of India Ltd. v. Registrar of Trade Marks and Anr.
Aananda Expanded v. Unknown 2002 (24) PTC 427 (Reg.) Brief Facts: Four applications for the registration of copyright were submitted to the copyright office under Section 45(1) of the Copyright Act, 1957 under the category of artistic works by M/s ABP Ltd. The works submitted for registration were a series of fonts comprising alphabets in… Read More Aananda Expanded v. Unknown
Lal Babu Priyadarshi v. Amritpal Singh 2015 (12) SCALE 76 Brief Facts: An application for registration of trademark “RAMAYAN” with the device of crown in class 3 was filed by the Appellant in respect of incense sticks (agarbattis, dhoops) and perfumeries etc. The said application was opposed by the Respondent before the Registrar of Trade… Read More LAL BABU PRIYADARSHI V. AMRITPAL SINGH
Midas Hygiene Industries Pvt. Ltd. v. Sudhir Bhatia In the High Court of Delhi, at New Delhi RFA No. 239, 240 and 241 of 2011 Date of decision: 04.11.2015 Brief facts: • The Respondent had filed an application before the Copyright Board under Section 50 of the Copyright Act, 1957 seeking cancellation of Copyright Registration… Read More Midas Hygiene Industries Pvt. Ltd. v. Sudhir Bhatia
Corn Products Refining Co. v. Shangrila Food Products Ltd. AIR 1960 SC 142 Brief Facts: Shangrila Food Products (hereinafter referred to as the Respondent) was a manufacturer of biscuits. On November 5, 1949 the Respondent made an application to the Registrar for the registration of the mark “Gluvita” under the Trade Marks Act, 1940 (hereinafter… Read More Corn Products Refining Co. v. Shangrila Food Products Ltd.
Krishika Lulla and Ors. v. Shyam Vithalrao Devkatta and Ors. [Criminal Appeal No. 258 and 259 of 2013] Supreme Court of India Decided on: 15.10.2015 Facts of the case: The Respondent No. 1 filed a criminal complaint against the Appellants claiming infringement of copyright in a synopsis of a story written by him with the… Read More Krishika Lulla and Ors. v. Shyam Vithalrao Devkatta and Ors.