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.

Capital Plastic Industries v. Happy Plastic Industries

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 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.

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.

Living Media India Ltd. and Ors. v. Alpha Dealcom Pvt. Ltd. and Ors.

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.