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Search Results for Tag : Trade

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



International Cases

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



Olympus’ ‘3D’ mark rejected(17.12.2015)

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Cabinet approves Accession of India to the Nice, Vienna and Locarno Agreements(13.03.2019)

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister has approved the proposal for accession of India to (i) The Nice Agreement concerning the Internation.....

Tags : Agreements, Approval, Registration, Trademarks



Release of goods for free circulation under a duty suspension arrangement can constitute unauthorised use of trademark(16.07.2015)

The European Court of Justice held in a preliminary ruling that goods placed under a duty suspension arrangement are regarded as imported and the trad.....

Tags : Trademark, duty suspension, use, in trade



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, G.....

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



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



Customs (Import of Goods at Concessional Rate of Duty) Rules, 2017 amended to boost trade facilitation(18.05.2021)

The Finance Minister had in her Budget Speech announced that, the Customs (Import of Goods at Concessional Rate of Duty) Rules, 2017 (IGCR, 2017) woul.....

Tags : Trade facilities, Rules, Amendment



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



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



Ministry of Road Transport and Highways issues draft notification pertaining to trade certificate(07.05.2022)

In order to promote ease of doing business, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has published a draft notification dated 5th May, 2022 regarding ame.....

Tags : Trade Certificate, Compliance, Notification



Cabinet approves Amendment to the Trade Unions Act, 1926 recognizing trade unions(02.01.2019)

Central Government has approved Amendment to the Trade Unions Act, 1926 to make provisions regarding Recognition of Trade Unions. The approval will fa.....

Tags : Amendment, Trade union, Recognition



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



Judgments

Court upholds Deere trade dress(05.03.2015)

In a case where the Plaintiff, a well-known manufacturer of agricultural equipment in India and abroad, alleged unauthorised use of its logo and trade.....

Tags : Ipr, trade, dress, logo



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



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



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



Distinct logo cannot rescue copycat emulating overall trade dress(25.05.2016)

Delhi High Court rejected submissions by Pure Play Sports that the similarity in designs between its shoes and those of the Plaintiff Skechers was suf.....

Tags : skechers, pure play, sports shoes, trade dress, distinct, logo



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



Damages have to be actual and not superfluous, Courts are not supposed to do guess work and grant damages(23.05.2017)

Present suit has been filed by Plaintiff seeking permanent injunction against Defendants, restraining them from infringing its trademark, copyright an.....

Tags : Trademark, Infringement, Injunction



Defendants cannot gain from a wrong committed by a third party(08.10.2018)

Present is an application for restraining the Defendants from misappropriating Plaintiffs registered and well known Trade mark MILLENNIUM and logo (.....

Tags : Trademark, Injunction, Grant



A registered trade union can maintain a petition as an operational creditor on behalf of its members(30.04.2019)

The present appeal raises an important question as to whether a trade union could be said to be an operational creditor for the purpose of the Insolve.....

Tags : Operational creditor, Trade union, Representation



Flat-buyers’ endeavours against Unitech stumped by COMPAT(20.07.2016)

A Notifications & Circulars

Third Session of the India-Namibia Joint Trade Committee (JTC)(07.09.2016)

The Third Session of the India-Namibia Joint Trade Committee was held in New Delhi, 07th September, 2016. The Indian delegation was led by Hon'ble Min.....

Tags : Economic expansion, Trade Committee



Commerce and Industry Minister visits Sri Lanka to enhance bilateral trade and investment relations(27.09.2016)

The Commerce and Industry Minister, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman visited Sri Lanka on September 26-27, 2016 with the objective of enhancing and deepening b.....

Tags : Trade, Investment, Bilateral, Enhancement



Inauguration of ASEAN India Business and Investment and Expo, Promoting Mutual Trade and Investment, 22-23rd January, 2018(23.01.2018)

The ASEAN - India Business and Investment Meet and Expo was jointly inaugurated by Mr Suresh Prabhu, Hon'ble Minister of Commerce and Industry, India .....

Tags : Inauguration, Expo, Mutual Trade, Investment



Minister of state of MSME released national foreign trade directory(26.04.2018)

Giriraj Singh, Minister of State (independent Charge) for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME), Government of India & MSME Secretary, Dr. Arun Kum.....

Tags : Directory, Release, Foreign trade



Creation of Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) in Department of Commerce(09.05.2018)

The Government of India carried out an Amendment to the Government of India (Allocation of Business) Rules, 1961 on May 7, 2018 substituting "Director.....

Tags : Creation, Directorate, Trade Remedies



Competition Commission of India imposes Penalty on Chemists and Druggists Association of Baroda(16.01.2019)

The Competition Commission of India ('Commission') has found the Chemists and Druggists Association of Baroda ('CDAB') to be in contravention of the p.....

Tags : Restrictive trade practices, Penalty, Imposition



Minimum percentage of trades carried out by mutual funds through RFQ platform(06.10.2021)

1. SEBI, vide circular SEBI/HO/IMD/DF3/CIR/P/2020/130 dated July 22, 2020, has mandated mutual funds to undertake at least 10% of their total secondar.....

Tags : Trades, Mutual funds, RFQ platform



India and EFTA take further steps towards a new Trade and Partnership Agreement (TEPA)(15.05.2023)

Following is the text of Press Communique issued at the conclusion of talks between Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer.....

Tags : TEPA, Steps, Trade



Committee on monetary policy sees glass half empty(28.04.2016)

The minutes of the 40th meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee on monetary policy painted a fiscal picture somewhere between bleak and tepid. Its.....

Tags : monetary policy, repo rate, fiscal deficit, global trade



International Trade Settlement in Indian Rupees (INR) - Opening of additional Current Account for exports proceeds(17.11.2023)

1. Attention of Authorised Dealer Category - I (AD Category - I) banks is invited to A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 10 dated July 11, 2022, in terms o.....

Tags : International Trade Settlement, Additional current account



Reconstitution of Board of Trade(23.03.2016)

The Directorate General of Foreign Trade reconstituted the Board of Trade under the provisions of the Foreign Trade Policy Statement 2015-2020. To ha.....

Tags : Dgft, board of trade, consultation



Designated Trade Repository under the Payment and Settlement Systems Act(23.03.2016)

The Clearing Corporation of India Limited will be the designated trade repository under Section 34 (2) of the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007.....

Tags : Clearing corporation, trade repository, otc contract



Trade Credit Insurance Guidelines, 2021 - Modification to Guideline 5.3A - allowing "reverse factoring" on TReDS platforms(09.10.2023)

1. The Authority issued guidelines on trade credit insurance in September 2021 to protect business against the risk of non-payment for goods and servi.....

Tags : Trade Credit, Insurance Guidelines, Modification



Extending the Single Window Interface for Facilitation of Trade (SWIFT) to Exports(04.01.2017)

Kind reference is invited to Board's Circulars No. 03/2016 dated 03.02.2016 and No. 09/2015 dated 31.03.2015 regarding the Indian Customs Single Windo.....

Tags : Interface, Extension, Trade, Facilitation



Central Government hereby delegates all powers exercisable by the Director in relation to inter-State trade and commerce to the Controller of Legal Metrology in the State of Bihar(16.12.2020)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (7) of section 13 of the Legal Metrology Act, 2009 (1 of 2010), the Central Government, with the co.....

Tags : Powers, Delegation, Inter-State trade



International Trade Settlement in Indian Rupees(11.07.2022)

1. In order to promote growth of global trade with emphasis on exports from India and to support the increasing interest of global trading community i.....

Tags : International Trade, Settlement, Indian Rupees



Impact of Trade Agreements(01.01.2019)

Some industry associations including those relating to steel have expressed concerns on imports under bilateral free trade agreements with Japan, Kore.....

Tags : Trade Agreements, Impact, Exports, Imports



India-EU Free Trade Negotiations(20.03.2017)

India- European Union Broad-based Bilateral Trade and Investment Agreement (India- EU BTIA) negotiation started in 2007 and after sixteen rounds of ne.....

Tags : Negotiations, Free trade, Bilateral



RBI ends barter trade between India and Myanmar(05.11.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India has called an end to barter trade at the Indo-Myanmar Border, permissible since 2000. Noting that with a sufficiently divers.....

Tags : Myanmar, barter, end, trade, bank, 2015



RBI Working Paper No. 02/2019: Cross-border Trade Credit: A Post-Crisis Empirical Analysis for India(08.05.2019)

The Reserve Bank of India today placed on its website a Working Paper titled "Cross-border Trade Credit: A Post-Crisis Empirical Analysis for India" u.....

Tags : Cross-border, Trade Credit, Analysis



The new Agreement on Trade, Commerce and Transit between India and Bhutan has come into force with effect from 29th July 2017(31.07.2017)

The bilateral trade relations between India and Bhutan are governed by the Agreement on Trade, Commerce and Transit between the Government of India an.....

Tags : New Agreement, Trade, Commerce



Amendment in para 5.25 of HBP 2015-20 of the Handbook of Procedures (HBP) of Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-20(09.10.2017)

In exercise of the powers conferred under Paragraph 1.03 of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), 2015-20, the Director General of Foreign Trade, hereby mak.....

Tags : Amendment, Procedures, Foreign Trade Policy



Trade Repository for OTC Foreign Exchange and Interest Rate Derivatives(21.09.2017)

1. Attention of Authorised Dealer Category - I (AD Category-I) banks is invited to circular no.FMD.MSRG.No.75/02.05.002/2012-13 dated March 13, 2013 o.....

Tags : Trade Repository, Foreign Exchange, Interest Rate



Amendment in paragraph 3.06 and 3.08 of Handbook of Procedures of Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-20(26.08.2015)

The Director General of Foreign Trade made amendments in paragraphs 3.06 and 3.08 - Jurisdictional RA / RA Concerned and Port of Registration of Scrip.....

Tags : Amendment, foreign trade, jurisdiction, scrips



Guidelines on Investment in Exchange Traded Funds with G Sec Underlying(26.08.2015)

Insurers are permitted to invest in the exhaustive asset classes under the provisions of Insurance Act, 1938, IRDA (Investment) Regulations, 2000, and.....

Tags : Insurance, exchange traded fund



Exchange Traded Cross Currency Derivatives contracts on various currency pairs introduced(09.03.2016)

The Securities and Exchange Board of India permitted stock exchanges to introduce cross-currency futures and options contracts on EUR-USD, GBP-USD and.....

Tags : Exchange traded, cross currency, derivatives contract



RBI grants ‘in-principle’ approval to three applicants for setting up TReDS(24.11.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India has granted ‘in-principle’ approval to NSE Strategic Investment Corporation, Axis Bank and Mynd Solutions to set up and ope.....

Tags : Trade receivables, msme, applicants, approval



Quota allotted under the Indo-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement: Minutes of the Meeting dated 9.5.2018(22.05.2018)

Reference is invited to the Minutes of the Meeting dated 9.5.2018 under the Indo-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement as uploaded on the DGFT's website (Cop.....

Tags : Quota, Allotment, Free Trade Agreement



Guidelines for Order-to-trade ratio for Algorithmic Trading(24.06.2020)

1. SEBI vide circulars no. CIR/MRD/DP/09/2012 dated March 30, 2012, CIR/MRD/DP/16/2013 dated May 21, 2013 and SEBI/HO/MRD/DP/CIR/P/2018/62 dated April.....

Tags : Guidelines, Trade ratio, Algorithmic Trading



Amendment in Para 4.42(3) of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20(08.11.2021)

In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5 of FT(D&R) Act, 1992, read with Paragraph 1.02 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20, as amended from time.....

Tags : Amendment, Foreign Trade Policy



Cabinet approves Protocol for establishment of joint Economic and Trade Committee between India and Dominican Republic(24.01.2024)

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi approved the proposal for signing of a protocol for establishment of Joint Economic and.....

Tags : Protocol, Trade Committee, Approval



E-commerce definition introduced in Foreign Trade Policy(11.04.2016)

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry introduced a definition for ‘e-commerce’ in Chapter 9 of the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020. It is defined as th.....

Tags : Dgft, foreign trade policy, e-commerce



Cabinet approves the new Agreement on Trade, Commerce and Transit between India and Bhutan(27.10.2016)

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has approved an Agreement on Trade, Commerce and Transit between India and Bhuta.....

Tags : Agreement, Trade, Billateral



Amendments to Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 - Extension to Integrated Goods and Service Tax (IGST) and compensation Cess exemption under EOU scheme till 01.10.2018 - regd(07.06.2018)

In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5 of FT (D&R) Act, 1992, read with Paragraph 1.02 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20, as amended from tim.....

Tags : Policy, Foreign Trade, Amendments



Requirement that all registered companies having a turnover of more than Rs 500 crore as well as CPSE’s shall be on board the Trade Receivable Discounting Platform(02.11.2018)

In exercise of powers conferred by section 9 of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006 (27 of 2006), the Central Government her.....

Tags : Instructions, Issuance, Turnover, Trade Receivables, Discounting System



RBI launches Survey on International Trade in Banking Services (ITBS): 2019-20(24.09.2020)

The Reserve Bank of India has launched the 2019-20 round of its annual Survey on International Trade in Banking Services (ITBS).

The survey,.....

Tags : Survey, International Trade, Banking Services



News

Bombay HC Says Trade in Liquor is Not a Fundamental Right(06.01.2016)

Bombay HC has said no person has a fundamental right to trade in liquor, while upholding State Government’s policy decision to ban manufacturing of mi.....

Tags : Bombay HC, trade in liquor



NGT Issues Notice to Chandigarh Administration(08.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued a notice to the Chandigarh Administration for January 14 on a petition filed by the Confederation of All Indi.....

Tags : National Green Tribunal, Confederation of All India Traders



Apple Books Patent on Two Techniques, Tip Self-Healing Tech, Dual Rear Cameras in Future iPhone(11.01.2016)

Apple has been granted two new patents by United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for "Automated Maintenance of an Electronic Device" and fo.....

Tags : Apple, United States Patent and Trademark Office



Andhra Pradesh Unveils a New Retail Trade Policy(12.01.2016)

Andhra Pradesh Government has unveiled a new retail trade policy, under which retail enterprises are given greater flexibility in terms of open hours,.....

Tags : Andhra Pradesh Government, retail trade policy



Global Brand Must Establish Goodwill In India To Sustain Action For Trademark Infringement: SC(18.12.2017)

Supreme Court has held that an international brand should establish that it had enjoyed goodwill and reputation within Indian jurisdiction to sustain .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Trademark



Delhi High Court: ‘BOOKMY’ In ‘BOOKMYSHOW’ Has No Trademark Protection(19.12.2017)

Delhi High Court has refused to grant interim injunction restraining the use of prefix “BOOKMY” by “BOOKMYSPORT” and dismissed the suit filed on the g.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Trademark



Delhi High Court: ‘BOOKMY’ In ‘BOOKMYSHOW’ Has No Trademark Protection(19.12.2017)

Delhi High Court has refused to grant interim injunction restraining the use of prefix “BOOKMY” by “BOOKMYSPORT” and dismissed the suit filed on the g.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Trademark



Delhi HC Put Stay on 193,908 Orders Issued by Trademarks Registry(06.04.2016)

Delhi HC has stayed a staggering 193,908 orders issued by the Comptroller General of Patents, Design and Trademarks between 28 and 31 March, scrapping.....

Tags : Delhi HC, Trademarks Registry



Madras High Court Extends Stay on Kaleesuwari Refinery Pvt Ltd for Using Trademark by One Year(28.03.2018)

Madras HC has extended by one year the interim stay restraining Kaleesuwari Refinery Pvt. Ltd. from using the words ‘Gold Winner’ or any other word th.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Trademark



DGFT Issues Notice on Non-Compliance and Misclassification of Imported Goods(20.01.2020)

Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has issued the notice stating that Non-Compliance and Misclassification of Imported Goods under ‘Others’ C.....

Tags : Directorate General of Foreign Trade, Non-Compliance and Misclassification of Imported Goods



Delhi HC: Office of Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks is Industry u/s 2(j) ID Act(21.01.2020)

Delhi High Court has held that the office of a Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks is an industry under Section 2(j) of the Industr.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks



DGFT: Goods Imported as Gifts Can be Allowed Import Free on Payment of Full Applicable Fees(23.01.2020)

Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has clarified that the goods imported as gifts can be allowed to import free on payment of full applicable.....

Tags : Directorate General of Foreign Trade, Import Free on Goods



Madras High Court: Retired Employees Can Form Unions Under Trade Union Act, 1926(30.01.2020)

Madras High Court has held that even retired employees of an institution have the right to form an association/ trade union under the Trade Unions Act.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Retired Employees, Trade Union



RBI Permits Importers to Raise Trade Credit in Rupees(15.09.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed resident importers to raise trade credit in rupees, with riders. It can be raised after entering into a loan a.....

Tags : RBI, Trade Credit



United States Supreme Court Explains Trademark Registration(11.07.2017)

United States Supreme Court, while explaining trademark registration has observed that principle underlying trademark protection is that distinctive m.....

Tags : United States Supreme Court, trademark



Apex Court Stays Settlement of Allied Trades(27.06.2019)

Apex Court has stayed the settlement of equity derivatives trades done by Mumbai-based broking firm Allied Financial Services by illegally using mutua.....

Tags : Apex Court, Allied Trades



ITAT Delhi: Land Cannot be Treated as Stock in Trade in Case of Nil Construction(27.06.2019)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) Delhi has observed that if no business activity or construction is carried out on a piece of land, it can still b.....

Tags : ITAT Delhi, Stock in Trade



Delhi HC Rejects Britannia's Plea of Trademark Infringement Against ITC'S Sunfeast(06.04.2021)

Delhi High Court has dismissed the petition by Britannia Industries Ltd against ITC Ltd for alleged trademark infringement and has opined that the pa.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Britannia, Sunfeast, Trademark Infringement



HP HC Denies Anticipatory Bail to Man Accused of Flesh Trade of Adolescent Girls(07.04.2021)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has denied anticipatory bail to a man apprehending arrest in a case for allegedly being a part of racket involved in fishi.....

Tags : Himachal Pradesh High Court, Man Accused of Flesh Trade of Adolescent Girls



U.S. PTO Rules in Favour of Mylan(29.08.2016)

U.S.Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has ruled in the favour of Natco Pharma’s marketing partner Mylan, with regard to patent claims pertaining to mu.....

Tags : U.S.Patent and Trademark Office, Natco Pharma, patent claims



AAR, Kerala: GST Is Payable on Fair Trade Premium(06.04.2022)

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR), Kerala has observed that Goods and Services Tax is payable on fair trade premium, forming part of the consideration.....

Tags : Authority of Advance Ruling, Kerala, Goods and Services Tax, fair trade premium



Delhi HC: Trademark Disputes that Arises Out of Contractual Rights and Obligations are Arbitrable(06.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that all the disputes arising out of the Trade Marks Agreement are not outside the scope of arbitration. The Court opined th.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Trade Marks Agreement, arbitration, grant, registration, trademarks



Delhi HC Grants Ex-Parte Ad-Interim Injunction Against Satta Dream 11(06.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has granted ex-parte ad-interim injunction in a suit against trademark infringement filed by Dream 11, a fantasy sports platform, aga.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, ex-parte ad-interim injunction, trademark infringement, Dream 11, fantasy sports platform, Satta Dream 11



Delhi HC: Continuing Cause of Action in Trademark Suits No Defence to Multiple Proceedings(11.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that a trademark owner cannot drag a Defendant to multiple fora, being a higher court or before a court of coordinate jurisd.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, trademark owner, multiple fora, coordinate jurisdiction, forum



Delhi HC: Concurrent Registration of Same or Similar Trademark Not Per Se Barred(11.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that if two Trade Marks are validly registered, both the registered proprietors can use the Trade Marks to the exclusivity o.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Trade Marks, exclusivity



SC Refuses Plea Against Order Restraining Patanjali Ayurved from Using 'Coronil' Trademark(27.08.2020)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain the Petition challenging the order of Madras High Court which stayed the single bench direction restraining Pat.....

Tags : Supreme Court, 'Coronil' Trademark



ITAT: Investments Converted into Stock-in-Trade Can Avail Exemption U/S 10(38)(23.05.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Pune has held that investment converted into stock in trade can avail exemption u/s 10(38) of Income Tax Act 196.....

Tags : ITAT, Income-Tax Act, 1961, Stock Trade, Investment



Delhi HC Awards ?10 Lakh Damages to Blue Heaven Cosmetics for Trademark Infringement(25.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has awarded damages of Rs. 10 lakh to M/s Blue Heaven Cosmetics Pvt. Ltd. in the case of competing trademarks of a cosmetic range. Th.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Trademark, Dishonest Conduct, Cosmetic



Delhi HC: Film Titles Can be Registered Under Trademark Law(27.05.2022)

Delhi High Court while rejecting a contention that titles of films cannot be registered under Trademark Law, has held that the word 'SHOLAY' being the.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Trademark Law, Film Titles



Delhi HC: Use of Competitor's Trademark for Promoting Business Violates Rights of Trademark Owner(30.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that the use of keywords for promoting a business using competitor's trademark would be violative of the rights of the t.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, trademark, keywords



Delhi HC Grants Interim Injunction Against Faces Cosmetics in Trademark Infringement Suit(31.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has restrained a Canada based, Faces Cosmetics from selling and manufacturing its products under the mark 'Velvette Matte' in the tra.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Trademark Infringement, Injunction



Trademark Holders Cannot Be Penalized For Non-Compliance of Rules By Registrar: Delhi HC(12.03.2018)

Delhi High Court has held that registered proprietor of a trademark cannot be penalized for non-compliance of rules by the Registrar of Trademarks.

Tags : Delhi High Court, Trademarks



ITAT, Mumbai: Dividend Derived from Shares Held as Stock in Trade Cannot be Disallowed(31.01.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Mumbai has held that the dividend which is derived from the Shares which are ‘stock in shares’ will not be compu.....

Tags : Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Dividend Derived from Shares Held as Stock in Trade



Madras High Court Permits Temporary Parking for Koyambedu Market Traders(30.11.2021)

Madras High Court has instructed the Koyambedu Market Management Committee and Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) to earmark a specific.....

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DGFT Issues Advisory on Safe Custody of Digital Tokens, Documents, Scrips(30.11.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has issued the Advisory on safe custody of digital tokens, documents, scrips, etc. Under the revamped online.....

Tags : Director-General of Foreign Trade, Safe Custody of Digital Tokens, Documents, Scrips



DGFT Notifies Date for Electronic Filing of RCMC or RC through Common Digital Platform(01.12.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has issued the Trade Notice in respect of the Electronic filing of Registration Cum Membership Certificate (R.....

Tags : Director-General of Foreign Trade, Electronic Filing of RCMC or RC through Common Digital Platform



Bom HC: Inaction in Deciding Appeals for Suspensions Violate the Right to Carry Out Trade Practices(12.01.2024)

Bombay High Court has held that in the circumstances where there is inaction on the part of authorities to decide appeals, the non-passing of an appro.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Suspensions, Trade Practices



Delhi High Court Awards Damages To Christian Louboutin for Infringement of Trademark(20.12.2017)

Delhi High Court has awarded damages to famous French fashion designer Christian Louboutin for infringement of trademark of luxury footwear ‘Red Sole’.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Trademark



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 .....

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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



Delhi High Court Restrains Developer from Using Burj Trademark in Upcoming Projects(10.11.2021)

Delhi High Court has restrained a real estate developer from using the trademark Burj in the upcoming projects in a plea filed by Dubai's internationa.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Using Burj Trademark



CBIC launches Digital Application for Scheduling of Examination of Cargo for Traders(12.11.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs has launched an online facility for scheduling examination of Import cargo with the aim of minimizing the .....

Tags : Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs, Examination of Cargo for Traders



Tel. HC: Can’t Assume Sex Trade Based on Recovery of Non-Biological Children from Accused(05.01.2024)

Telangana High Court has held that in the absence of any other material showing that the minor girls were illegally procured or trafficked by the accu.....

Tags : Telangana High Court, Non-Biological Children, Sex Trade



Delhi HC Restrains Intex from Selling Aqua Smartphone, Accessories in Local Market(28.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has barred mobile phone maker 'Intex' from selling its Aqua brand handsets and its accessories in local market, taking note of a trad.....

Tags : Delhi HC, Aqua Smartphone, trademark, Aqua Mobiles



GST Portal Facilitates Addition of ‘Additional Trade Name’ Under Same GSTIN(02.06.2022)

Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) has enabled the new functionality in the official portal to add “Additional Trade Name” under the same Goods and.....

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Delhi HC Awards Cost in Favour of Hungarian Company 'Hell Energy' in Suit for Trademark Infringement(08.06.2022)

Delhi High Court, in a trademark infringement suit has awarded a cost of Rs. 5 lakhs in favour of a Hungarian Company engaged in the business of produ.....

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Tamil Nadu State Department (GST) Issues Circular Allowing New Registrations to Avoid Bill Traders(09.06.2022)

Goods and Services Tax (GST), Tamil Nadu State Department has issued a circular regarding allowing of new registrations to track and avoid bill trader.....

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Delhi HC Reserves Verdict over Toyota’s Trademarks Infringement Case(19.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has reserved its verdict on an appeal by Prius Auto Industries, challenging an order that held that the firm had infringed some of Ja.....

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SC Issues Notice in Plea Seeking CBI Investigation Into Offences of Westland Trade Pvt. Ltd.(02.11.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice to Home Ministry, Finance Ministry, Central Agencies in a plea seeking investigation by the Central Bureau of Investig.....

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DGFT Changes Watermelon Seeds Import from Restricted to Free Till 30 September, 2022(24.06.2022)

Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified an amendment to the Import Policy Condition under the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 to allow th.....

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SC Permits Extracted Coal Transportation in Meghalaya(23.09.2016)

SC has allowed land owners and coal traders to transport coal already extracted from mines in Meghalaya from October 1 to May 31, 2017 on payment of r.....

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Bombay HC Denies Interim Relief to Fashion Magazine 'Vogue' in Trademark Dispute(26.09.2016)

Bombay HC has denied to grant interim relief to fashion magazine 'Vogue', which sought an injunction against a Just Life Styles, which has retail shop.....

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Use of Trade Mark Includes Its Use for Inviting Franchisee Queries: Delhi HC(07.09.2018)

Delhi High Court has held that in a trade mark action, use of mark includes not just actual physical use but also its use for inviting franchisee quer.....

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Trademark Infringer to Undertake Social Service in Kerala Flood Relief Camps: Delhi High Court(17.09.2018)

Delhi High Court has proposed to a trademark infringer to undertake community service in the flood relief camp in Wayanad district of Kerala, after un.....

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ITAT, Ahmedabad: Deemed Rent Inapplicable to Property That is Stock-in-Trade(03.05.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has ruled that the concept of deemed rent can’t be applicable to the properties which are treated as stock-in.....

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Delhi HC States Sale of Counterfeit Products Has Become Prolific on Internet(05.05.2022)

The Delhi High Court has observed that the sale of counterfeit or knock-off products has become prolific on the internet and needs to be arrested in o.....

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ECJ: Rubik's Cube Shape Not a Trademark(11.11.2016)

European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that the shape of multicoloured three-dimensional puzzle Rubik's Cube is not a trademark.

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Delhi HC: Nominative Fair Use Permissible If it Does Not Depict Sponsorship by Trademark(26.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has ruled that the nominative fair use is permitted in so far as the use is such that it does not illustrate sponsorship by the trade.....

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Gauhati HC: Assam Minerals Dept Can't Stop Railway From Moving Goods in Course of Inter-State Trade(29.04.2022)

Gauhati High Court has prima facie observed that the Assam Mineral Development Corporation can't stop the Railways from transporting goods, in this ca.....

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Chennai Based Aachi Spices & Foods Wins Trademark Case in United States(29.09.2016)

Trademark Trial and Appellate Board of United States Patent & Trademark Office has upheld claims of Chennai-based Aachi Spices and Foods in a trademar.....

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Fraud Not Necessary Element for Passing Off if Defendant Has Adopted Plaintiff’s Trademark: SC(24.09.2018)

Supreme Court has observed that though passing off is an action based on deceit but fraud is not a necessary element of a right of action, if otherwis.....

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Madras High Court Restrains Patanjali from Using 'Coronil' Trademark(21.07.2020)

Madras High Court has restrained Patanjali Ayurveda from using the trademark 'Coronil'- the controversial drug that the company initially claimed to b.....

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Delhi HC: Where Trademark Infringement Is Established, Injunction is Required(18.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that once a case of trademark infringement is established, an injunction has to be necessarily followed and that it is no de.....

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Delhi HC Grants Permanent Injunction Along With ?3 Lacs Compensation in Trademark Infringement Suit(23.05.2022)

Delhi High Court while dealing with a trademark infringement suit filed by Cable News Network (CNN) news channel has granted a permanent injunction ag.....

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Delhi HC Restrains Career Launcher’s Competitor from Using its Trademark(24.10.2016)

Delhi High Court, while granting an exparte injunction, has restrained a competing Institute from using name of Coaching centre Career Launcher or 'CL.....

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ITAT: Income Received Under FPS Introduced Under Foreign Trade Policy 2004 Are Capital Receipts(14.07.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi Bench has held that income received under Focus Products Scheme (FPS) introduced under Foreign Trade Polic.....

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Delhi HC: Create Mechanism for TM Owners to Seek Cancellation/Transfer of Objectionable Domain Names(15.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that the Domain Name Registrars (DNRs) must create a mechanism by which any trademark (TM) owner who has an objection to the.....

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Delhi HC: Threshold for Extending Exclusive Rights to Shape of Product is High in Trademark Law(20.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that in the law of trademarks, the threshold for extending exclusive rights to the shape of a product is quite high. The Cou.....

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IPAB Stays Operation of Registration of N95 Trademark(07.12.2020)

Intellectual Property Appellate Board has stayed the operation of registration of 'N95' as trademark, stating that the term N95 is a generic term in t.....

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Delhi HC: Difference in Layout is of No Consequence if Essential Feature of Trademark Infringed(05.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that in an action for infringement of a trademark once it is shown that essential features of the trademark are adopted by t.....

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DGFT Exempts IGST And Compensation Cess Under Advance Authorisation, EPCG, And EOU Scheme(06.07.2022)

Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified the exemption of Integrated Goods and Service Tax (IGST) and Compensation Cess under Advance .....

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Delhi HC Restrains Use of 'Facebake' And Other Facebook Formative Trademarks(12.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has permanently restrained the use of marks namely 'facebake' and 'facecake', Facebook marks, Facebook Visual Presentation and any ot.....

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RBI Allows NRIs to Access ETCS Market(03.02.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed NRIs access to Exchange Traded Currency Derivatives (ETCD) market to hedge currency risk arising out of their .....

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Del HC: Mere Geographical Presence of Website Sufficient for Granting Injunction for TM Infringement(20.09.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that mere looming presence of a website in a geography and ability of the customers to access the same is sufficient while g.....

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Delhi HC: Sale of Refurbished Hard Disks at Nehru Place Amounts to Trademark Infringement(22.09.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that passing off old and used hard-disk drives, after tampering with their labels and printed circuit board, as new product .....

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Government Eases Trademark Filings Rules, Halves Registration Charges(07.03.2017)

Government has brought down number of forms required for filing an application for registration of trademarks from 74 to 8 and almost halved applicati.....

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Delhi HC Grants Rs. 10 Lakh Costs to CrossFit in Trademark Infringement Suit(08.09.2022)

Delhi High Court has granted ?10 lakh costs to US-based fitness company CrossFit in a trademark infringement suit filed against a Gurugram-based gym a.....

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Delhi HC Grants Interim Relief to 'SOCIAL' Restaurant Chain, Against 'SOCIAL 75' From Using Its TM(09.09.2022)

Delhi High Court while granting ex-parte ad-interim injunction in favour of famous restaurant and bar chain 'SOCIAL', has restrained a Jharkhand based.....

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SC: Delivering Used & Defective Car Against Booking for New Car is Unfair Trade Practice(09.09.2022)

Supreme Court has held that delivering a defective and old model car against a booking for a new car made by a customer who has paid full sale conside.....

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Delhi HC: Beer Bottles And Cans Are Not Bought With Minute Scrutiny(19.09.2022)

Delhi High Court while passing ad interim injunction against Tensberg Breweries Industries Private Limited and other companies, for using mark similar.....

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Delhi HC: Not Open for Court to Question Validity of TM Registration if Not Disputed by Defendant(10.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that it is not open for a court to suo motu question the validity of the registration of a trademark if the same is not disp.....

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MP HC Upholds Restrictions on Merchanting Trade Transactions as Per Import/ Export Policy(17.11.2020)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has held that once import/ export of a particular product is barred by the Government, the question of permitting 'Merchanti.....

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Delhi High Court Grants Permanent Injunction Against Manufacturer From Using Cadbury's Trademark(27.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has passed permanent injunction against Neeraj Food Products for infringement of Cadbury's trademark 'GEMS' by using deceptively simi.....

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Del. HC Restrains Websites from Offering Digital Currencies Under Microblogging Platform's Trademark(05.08.2022)

Delhi High Court while restraining 3 websites and applications from offering digital coins and currencies consisting of the trademark owned by micro-b.....

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Delhi HC: E-Commerce Platforms Can't Permit Third-Party Sellers to Latch on Bestseller's Trademark(08.08.2022)

Delhi High Court while passing interim injunction against flipkart, has held that permitting third-party seller to latch on to Best-Seller's trademark.....

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Delhi HC: E-Commerce Platforms Can't Permit Third-Party Sellers to Latch on Bestseller's Trademark(08.08.2022)

Delhi High Court while passing interim injunction against flipkart, has held that permitting third-party seller to latch on to Best-Seller's trademark.....

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DGFT Introduces E-Tariff Rate Quota System for Imports(08.02.2021)

Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has announced the introduction of an online e-Tariff Rate Quota (e-TRQ) System for imports. DGFT has prepa.....

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Madras HC Sets Aside Order Restraining Patanjali Ayurveda from Using Trademark 'Coronil'(08.02.2021)

Madras High Court has set aside a Single Bench order restraining Patanjali Ayurveda from using the trademark 'Coronil'- the controversial drug that th.....

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Delhi High Court: Trademark's Proprietor Not Expected To Make Litigation A Business(21.04.2017)

Delhi High Court has held that merely because proprietor of trade mark have not felt need to take action against some for using his trade name, as acc.....

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U.K. Court Rejects Nestle’s Trademark Claims Regarding Kit Kat Bar’s Shape(18.05.2017)

Court of Appeal in London have stuck two fingers up to Nestle's attempts to trademark the shape of its famous four-fingered KitKat bar.

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Delhi HC Restrains Use of ‘Ilmcampus.com’ for Infringing IILM’s Trade Mark(19.05.2017)

Delhi High Court has ordered ILM Consulting Pvt Ltd not to use ILM as its trade name and also restrained it from using website with domain name www.il.....

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Delhi HC: 'Rooh Afza' Trademark has Acquired Immense Goodwill(22.12.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that mark "Rooh Afza" has acquired immense goodwill and therefore the mark requires a high degree of protection, and it .....

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One Sided Clauses in Builder-Buyer Agreements is Unfair Trade Practice: SC(03.04.2019)

Supreme Court has held that the incorporation of one-sided clauses in a builder-buyer agreement constitutes an unfair trade practice as per Section 2 .....

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Bom. HC Restrains Regal Footwear from Using 'Regal' Trademark(06.01.2023)

Bombay High Court has temporarily restrained Pune’s Regal Footwear from using the mark ‘Regal’ in a trademark infringement suit filed by owners of Mum.....

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Del HC: Can Refer to Arbitration Dispute Regarding Use of TM by Partner for His Sole Proprietorship(13.01.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that disputes relating to subordinate rights in personam arising from rights in rem are arbitrable has held that disp.....

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DGFT Notifies Export Quota of Broken Rice For LCs Prior To September 08, 2022(14.10.2022)

Director General of Foreign Trade has notified the export quota of broken rice for Letters of Credit (LCs) prior to September 8, 2022, for the Financi.....

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DGFT Notifies Export Quota of Broken Rice For LCs Prior To September 08, 2022(14.10.2022)

Director General of Foreign Trade has notified the export quota of broken rice for Letters of Credit (LCs) prior to September 8, 2022, for the Financi.....

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SC: Entities Involved in Trade Would Cease to be a Charitable Institution(20.10.2022)

Supreme Court has ruled that any entity or institution involved in any trade or commerce under the guise of ‘general public utility’ will cease to be .....

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Delhi HC: Trademark's Value Can Be Estimated in Monetary Terms as Proprietor Invests in Publicity(31.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that trademark has an investment function which is to preserve the investments made by a proprietor of a trademark in public.....

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Gujarat High Court Provides Relief to Wagh Bakri in Trademark War(19.08.2015)

Gujarat High Court has restrained Rajasthan-based tea manufacturer from using trademark 'Sher Bakri' after Ahmedabad-based 'Wagh Bakri' tea producer .....

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Karnataka High Court: Trade Licence Mandatory to Function in City(28.05.2019)

Karnataka High Court has held that for a gas station to function within the limits of the city, it has to obtain a trade licence from the municipal co.....

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Bombay HC Grants Relief To Yoko Sizzlers In An Intellectual Property Rights Suit(24.01.2023)

Bombay High Court granted interim relief to Yoko Sizzlers in an IPR suit filed by it against Yokoso Sizzlers and has restrained a Pune-based restauran.....

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Bom. HC Refuses To Stop GoDaddy From Registering Future Domain Names Infringing Swiggy’s Trademark(25.01.2023)

Bombay High Court while refusing to stop GoDaddy, a Domain Name Registrar from registering future domain names infringing Swiggy’s trademark has dire.....

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Delhi HC Extends Relief to Mayapuri Traders Till May 20(29.04.2019)

Delhi High Court has extended its interim order of restraining Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) from taking any action against the traders of .....

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Registered Trade Union can File Insolvency Petition as Operational Creditor: SC(01.05.2019)

Supreme Court has held that a registered trade union can maintain a petition as an operational creditor on behalf of its members.

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Bombay HC Rejects Plea to Restrain SII from Using 'COVISHIELD' Trademark(22.04.2021)

Bombay High Court has refused to grant interim relief to pharmaceutical company Cutis Biotech and restrain Serum Institute of India (SII) from using t.....

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Bombay HC Quashes FIR Against Newslaundry Journalist Accused of Falsely Applying Trademark(22.04.2021)

Bombay High Court has quashed a First Information report lodged by Sakal Times against a Newslaundry journalist Prateek Chandragupt Goyal for using it.....

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Bom. HC: Can’t Interpret GST Act to Deny Right to Carry Trade And Commerce by Citizens(20.02.2023)

Bombay High Court while observing that constitutional guarantee is unconditional and unequivocal and must be enforced regardless of shortcomings in th.....

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Bombay High Court: Federation of Labour Law Practitioners Can’t Be Registered as a Trade Union(05.09.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that Federation of Labour Law Practitioners cannot be registered as a trade union under the Trade Unions Act, 1926.

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DGFT Changes Export Policy of Injection Remdesivir and Remdesivir Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients(15.06.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified the changes in the Export policy of Injection Remdesivir and Remdesivir Active Pharmaceutical In.....

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Karnataka HC Upholds 30% Cap on Trade Margin of 42 Anti-Cancer Drugs(05.12.2022)

Karnataka High Court while upholding a 2019 order issued by Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers imposing a cap of 30% on trade margin of 42 anti-Can.....

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Bom HC Restrains Mumbai Khadi and Village Industries Association from Selling Goods Under Khadi Mark(19.12.2022)

Bombay High Court has temporarily restrained Mumbai Khadi and Village Industries Association from using the mark 'KHADI' and 'Charkha' logo or any dec.....

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NCDRC to Porsche: Pay 10 Lakh Compensation to Customer for Misrepresenting Car’s Manufacturing Year(26.04.2023)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) while observing that act of Porsche in selling car by misrepresenting manufacturing year mount.....

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Kar. HC Dismisses Appeal Against 30% Cap on Trade Margin of 42 Anti-Cancer Drugs(28.03.2023)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed an appeal against single judge bench order which had upheld a 2019 order issued by Ministry of Chemicals and Fertil.....

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NCDRC: One-Sided Clauses in an Agreement Constitutes Unfair Trade Practice(31.03.2023)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission while adjudicating a consumer complaint against flat developers has held that incorporation of one-sid.....

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Allahabad High Court: ‘Flavoured Milk’ is Exempted Under UP Trade Tax Act(05.06.2017)

Allahabad High Court has held that “flavoured milk” sold in open form or in sealed containers is basically a milk that stands exempted under Section 4.....

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Cal. HC Orders YouTuber Dhruv Rathee to Remove References to 'Real Fruit Juice' from His Video(16.03.2023)

Calcutta High Court while granting interim relief to Dabur, has directed Dhruv Rathee to remove the offending portions from the video wherein he speci.....

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Irish Times Settles Trademark Dispute with London Times(14.10.2015)

Irish Times has settled trademark dispute with London Times over alleged infringement of its trademark through use of words “The Times Irish Edition” .....

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Guj. HC: Right to Free Trade in Food like Meat is Subservient to Public Health(12.04.2023)

Gujarat High Court while observing that right to safe food is a Fundamental Right under Article 21, has held that right to free trade in food items li.....

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Delhi HC Restrains Marketing or Selling of Items under Royal Enfield Trademarks on eBay.in(23.10.2015)

Delhi HC has restrained two people from marketing or selling on eBay, products under name of 'Royal Enfield', 'Bullet' or any other trademark deceptiv.....

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DGFT Introduces Online Deemed Exports Application Module on Its Website(30.07.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has introduced an online Deemed Exports Application Module on its website. The members of the trade are hereb.....

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DGFT Issues Export Authorisation for SCOMET Items from New Online Restricted Exports IT Module(05.08.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has issued the Export Authorisation for Special Chemicals, Organisms, Materials, Equipment, and Technologies .....

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Kerala High Court : Non- Trade Unions Members Can Be Nominated to Committees(08.12.2015)

Kerala High Court has ruled that there was no requirement that only members of registered Trade Unions should be nominated to subcommittees under the .....

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DGFT Extends Date for Mandatory Electronic Filing of Non-Preferential CoO(20.07.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified the extension of the date for Mandatory electronic filing of Non-Preferential Certificate of Ori.....

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Cal. HC: Fixing Treatment Rates for Private Hospitals Will Violate Fundamental Right to Trade(15.06.2023)

Calcutta High Court has held that order issued by West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission for fixing of rates by Clinical Establishme.....

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DGFT: Importer Not Required to Furnish Quarterly Returns for Import of Water-Mark Bank Note Paper(14.07.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified that the importer is no longer required to furnish quarterly returns for import of Water-mark Ba.....

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DGFT Amends Forms ANF-2C to Reduce Exporter’s Regulatory Compliance Burden(16.07.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has amended the ANF-2C to reduce the exporter’s regulatory compliance burden. The DGFT has deleted paragraph .....

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HP HC Denies Bail to Woman for Allegedly Indulging Minor Girl in Flesh Trade(19.07.2021)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has denied bail to a 32 year old woman for allegedly indulging a minor girl into flesh trade with strangers. The Court has.....

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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).....

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RBI Stop to Barter Trade on Indo-Myanmar Border(06.11.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to officially stop barter system, which is trading of goods without exchange of money, at Indo-Myanmar border......

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Calcutta HC Directs State to Devise SOP to Ensure Genuine Cattle Trade(28.06.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed the West Bengal State Government to devise a Standard Operating Procedure to ensure that genuine cattle trade within .....

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Nestle Losses Trademark Bid over Kitkat’s Shape(21.01.2016)

Nestle has lost a long-running court battle to trademark the four-finger shape of its KitKat chocolate bar in Britain. Britain's High Court ruled that.....

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DGFT Notifies Extension of Date for Mandatory Electronic Filing on Non-Preferential CoO(20.10.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified the extension of the Date for Mandatory electronic filing of the Non-Preferential Certificate of.....

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Del. HC: Can’t Deny Any Person with Disability to Carry on Any Trade or Business(15.09.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that it would be wholly retrograde, and in derogation of the constitutional guarantees under Articles 14, 19 & 21, to deny t.....

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Del. HC: Can’t Deny Any Person with Disability to Carry on Any Trade or Business(15.09.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that it would be wholly retrograde, and in derogation of the constitutional guarantees under Articles 14, 19 & 21, to deny t.....

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Delhi HC Says Misuse of Trademark ‘Miss India’ Not Allowed(07.09.2015)

Delhi HC has passed an interim injunction against misuse of registered trademark ‘Miss India’ of Times Group, in a case instituted by them against or.....

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Bombay HC Issues Restrain Order against FMCG Company for Infringing Realtor Kalpataru’s Trademark(10.09.2015)

Bombay High Court has granted realty developer Kalpataru Properties‘ request for a preliminary injunction restraining fast moving consumer goods (FMCG.....

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DGFT Removes Import Restrictions on Refined Palm Oil, Refined Palm Olein, Potatoes(02.07.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has temporarily removed import restrictions on refined palm oil, refined Palm Olein, Potatoes. According to a.....

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Del HC: Evidence by Affidavit Not Required if Documentary Evidence Sufficient to Decide WellKnown TM(10.07.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that evidence by affidavit would not be mandatory, so long as there is sufficient documentary evidence to determining the we.....

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Indian Patent Office Denies to Software Patents(23.02.2016)

India's patent office, administered by Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks (CGPDT), has issued an order excluding software patents i.....

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Delhi High Court Grants Iconic ‘Tunday Kababi’ Shop Exclusive Right to Trademark(08.01.2018)

Delhi High Court has ruled that the ‘Tunday Kababi’ name belongs exclusively to Mohammad Usman, the grandson of Haji Murad Ali ‘Tunday’ in Lucknow.

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Delhi HC Directs Google, Facebook to Block Websites, Domain Names Infringing 'AAJ TAK' Trademark(08.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed Google and Facebook to block or suspend certain websites and domain names for infringing trademark 'AAJ TAK'. The Court .....

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Del HC: No Ex-Parte Injunction in TM Infringement Suit if Defendant Has Been in Market for Some Time(01.09.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that in trade mark (TM) infringement suits, where the mark has been used by defendant for any length of time, that sole fact.....

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Del. HC: Proprietor of TM Must Establish Valid Registration to Claim Relief Against Infringement(18.08.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that as per Section 28(1) of Trade Marks Act, in order to enjoy the fruits of registration, whether in the form of a right t.....

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DGFT Notifies Procedure and Criteria for Applications for Export of Antigen Tests(19.08.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified the Procedure and Criteria for submission, approval of applications for export of COVID-19 Rapid.....

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Delhi HC Grants Ex-Parte Ad-Interim Injunction in Trademark Infringement Suit Filed By 'Amul'(23.08.2021)

Delhi High Court has granted ex-parte ad-interim injunction to Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd, popularly known as 'Amul', in a trad.....

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EU Court Refuses Barcelona FC Badge Trademark(14.12.2015)

European Court of Justice has ruled that football club Barcelona cannot use outline of its badge as a trademark because it does not make clear to cons.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice Over Barring Traders From Using its UPI Platform to Trade in Cryptocurrency(29.10.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice on a petition challenging State Bank of India's decision prohibiting the use of UPI platform for trading in cryptoc.....

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Local Chinese Firm Wins Trademark Case For 'iPhone'(06.05.2016)

Apple Inc has lost a battle for use of "iPhone" trademark on leather goods in China after a Beijing court ruled against the world's biggest technology.....

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AAAR West Bengal: Supply of Printing Trade Advertisement is Service(07.01.2020)

West Bengal Appellate Authority for Advance Ruling has held that printing trade advertisement content provided by the customer and supplying such prin.....

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Del. HC: Section 76(3) TM Act Doesn’t Require Both the Rival Marks to be Registered CTMs(23.11.2023)

Delhi High Court while enunciating ingredients to arrive at a satisfaction that a Certification Trade Mark (CTM) had been infringed, has observed that.....

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Del. HC: Mere Global Reputation Not Sufficient to Answer Claim of Transborder Reputation(01.12.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that mere global reputation/asserted goodwill of Trade Mark is not sufficient to answer a claim of transborder reputa.....

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Supreme Court: No Trademark Allowed on Gods, Religious Texts(25.11.2015)

SC has ruled that names of gods or holy books cannot be trademarked to sell goods and services, as allowing such a thing could offend people’s sensibi.....

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Del. HC: Plea of Invalidity Essential to Challenge Validity of Mark U/S 124 of TM Act(06.11.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that for Section 124(1) of Trade Mark Act, to apply in a case where plaintiff seeks to challenge validity of the defendant’s.....

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Del. HC: Use of TM by Ex-Licensee After Revocation of Licence Amounts to Infringement(08.11.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that once the Licence has been revoked, it is impermissible for ex-licence to use the Trade Mark (TM), and the same would am.....

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IKEA Loses Trademark in Indonesia(08.02.2016)

IKEA, the furniture giant founded in Sweden in 1943, has lost a trademark dispute in Indonesia after the country's highest court agreed the IKEA name .....

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Director-General of Foreign Trade Issues Trade Notice All IEC Holders or Members of Trade(21.09.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has issued the Trade Notice addressing All IEC Holders or Members of Trade, DGFT Regional Authorities, and Ex.....

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DGFT Extends Export Obligation Period of Specified Advance and EPCG Authorisations(24.09.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified the extension of the export obligation period of specified Advance and Export Promotion Capital .....

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Del. HC: Words of Common English Usage can’t be Monopolized by their Registration as Trade mark(15.12.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that commonly used words, or a non-distinctive combination of commonly used words, cannot be monopolized by any one person, .....

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Delhi HC Stops Indian Firm from Using ‘Yahoo’ Trademark(14.09.2016)

Delhi HC has restrained an Indian firm from using ‘Yahoo’ trademark or any other deceptively similar mark as its product names and said that said it a.....

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Swatch Wins “iWatch” Trademark Case Against Apple(14.09.2016)

UK's Intellectual Property Office (IPO), while taking Swiss watchmaker ‘Swatch’ opposition against Apple's registration of the trademark "iWatch" in t.....

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USTPO Cancels Chennai Restaurant Chain, Aappakadai's Trademark 'Aachi'(16.09.2016)

Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USTPO), has cancelled Aappakadai's registration of trademark 'Aachi' in t.....

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Delhi High Court Seeks Police, Government Response on Illegal Sex Trade(16.08.2018)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to Delhi Police and state government on a plea seeking action against illegal sex rackets in the national capital i.....

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Delhi HC Upholds Interim Injunction Against Cigarette Brand TOPAZ For Using 'Similar Packaging'(10.01.2022)

Delhi High Court has upheld the ex-parte interim injunction passed against TOPAZ, a cigarette brand, for allegedly passing off its goods as that of an.....

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HP High Court Seeks Govt.’s Response on Growing Illicit Drug Trade(22.06.2016)

HP High Court, while taking suo motu cognisance of the growing illicit drug trade in the State, has sought response from State Government.

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Delhi HC Restrains Rogue Websites from Unauthorized Use of Hindustan Time’s Trademark SHINE(17.01.2022)

Delhi High Court has restrained certain rogue websites/ entities from unauthorized use of Hindustan Times Media's brand and trademark SHINE, shine lea.....

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Delhi HC Grants Interim Relief In Trademark & Copyright Infringement Suit Against Fake Kajaria Tiles(24.01.2022)

Delhi High Court has issued a temporary injunction under Order 39 of Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, restraining the Defendant from infringing the tile.....

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Facebook Wins Trademark Case in China(10.05.2016)

Facebook has won its trademark in China with a Beijing Court ruling against a Chinese firm to use the famous name for its beverage, providing a rare t.....

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Motorola Books Moto Z Trademark with USPTO(25.05.2016)

Motorola has registered Moto Z trademark with the US Patent and Trademarks Office (USPTO).

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DGFT Notifies Extension of Date for Mandatory Electronic Filing of Non-Preferential CoO(16.11.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified the extension of the Date for Mandatory electronic filing of Non-Preferential Certificate of Ori.....

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DGFT Issues Trade Notice to Importer-Exporter Codes for Deactivation(22.11.2021)

Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has issued the trade notice to all Importer-Exporter Codes (IECs) which have not been updated after Januar.....

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Supreme Court: Trade Dress of Whiskey ‘London Pride’ Visibly Same as that of ‘Imperial Blue’(23.01.2024)

Supreme Court while observing that the trade dress of ‘London Pride’ and ‘Imperial Blue’ appear to be virtually same, has asked London Pride to change.....

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Del. HC: No Presumption in Law that Acquisition of MF is Necessarily for Trade & Not for Investment(17.01.2024)

Delhi HC has held that it is important to ascertain the intent considering the time period and purpose for which the shares or mutual funds (MF) are h.....

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Delhi HC Restrains 2 Indian Firms from Infringing Toyota Trademarks(15.07.2016)

Delhi HC has restrained two Indian auto spare parts manufacturers from infringing on trademarks like Prius and Innova of Japanese car-maker Toyota and.....

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Ministry of Commerce directs DPIIT to Expedite Funds for COVID-19 Related Startup Ideas(03.04.2020)

Ministry of Commmerce and Industry has directed Department for Promotion of Industry and International Trade to expedite the proposals of start-up ide.....

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Ministry of Commerce directs DPIIT to Expedite Funds for COVID-19 Related Startup Ideas(03.04.2020)

Ministry of Commmerce and Industry has directed Department for Promotion of Industry and International Trade to expedite the proposals of start-up ide.....

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Use of Similar/Deceptively Similar Trade Name is Not Infringement: Delhi High Court(17.07.2018)

Delhi High Court has held that to make out a case of infringement by use of ‘trade name’, mere similarity or deceptive similarity with the registered .....

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EU Court: KitKat Does Not Merit Trademark Protection(26.07.2018)

European Court of Justice has ruled that KitKat’s four-fingered chocolate bar did not merit protected status(trademark) in the EU.

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Supreme Court: Similar Trademarks for Different Items Not Breach of Law(27.07.2018)

Supreme Court has ruled that it was no infringement of law if two distinctly different products were marketed by two different companies with "decept.....

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Gujarat High Court Orders Release of Goods Imported Under Foreign Trade Policy(10.03.2022)

Gujarat High Court has directed the release of goods worth Rs. 79.29 lakhs, detained at the Mundra Port by the Customs Department, while refusing to i.....

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Delhi HC Grants Ex-Parte Injunction in Trademark Infringement Suit by VOLVO(14.03.2022)

Delhi High Court has granted interim relief to owners of registered trademarks VOLVO and FMX, restraining Lamina Suspension Products Limited from usi.....

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Del. HC: In Trademark Plea by ‘Fevikwik’, Court Refuses to Cancel Registration of ‘Kwikheal’(27.03.2024)

Delhi High Court while refusing to cancel registration of ‘Kwikheal’ in a trademark plea by Pidilite Industries Limited, has held that since there is .....

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‘Haldiram’ Declared As A Well Known Trademark by Delhi High Court(03.04.2024)

Delhi High Court while declaring Haldiram as a well-known trademark, has observed that the brand, with its origins deeply rooted in India's rich culin.....

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Bombay HC Grants Interim Injunction Against Andaman Big Bro for Infringement of Endemol's Trademark(26.02.2020)

Bombay High Court has granted relief to Endemol Shine Group, which owns the trademark Big Brother, and directed Andaman Xtasea Private Limited to stop.....

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DGFT Notifies Indian Trade Classification (Harmonised System) 2022 as per Finance Act, 2021(11.02.2022)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified the Indian Trade Classification (Harmonised System) 2022 (ITC (HS) 2022) to sync with the Fina.....

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EU Court Grants Trademark Protection to Red Soles(13.06.2018)

European Court of Justice has granted trademark protection to Christian Louboutin's signature red-soled high-heeled shoes.

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Trademark Holders Must Pay for UK Web Blocking Orders: UK Supreme Court(14.06.2018)

UK Supreme Court has ruled that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) do not have to pay the costs for blocking access to websites selling counterfeit pro.....

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Delhi High Court Grants Ex-Parte Injunction in Favour of ADOBE in Trademark Infringement Suit(16.03.2022)

Delhi High Court has granted ex-parte injunction in favour of ADOBE in a trademark infringement suit against one Namase Patel, who had registered the .....

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Del. HC: Nation-Wide Reputation Gained by ‘Amul’, Protection of Its TM Would Transcend All Classes(10.04.2024)

Delhi High Court has held that the mark 'AMUL' has acquired huge, undiluted, enduring significance and nation-wide reputation and its protection would.....

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Kar. HC: NOC from Landlord for Renewing Trade License of Leased Property Can’t be Insisted by BBMP(12.04.2024)

Karnataka High Court has held that Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) cannot insist on No Objection Certificate (NOC) from landlord for renewin.....

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Bom. HC: Trampoline Park in Lonavla Restrained from Using Trademark or Character of Mr. Bean(18.04.2024)

Bom HC has restrained a trampoline park in Lonavla from using trademark or character of series Mr. Bean and has observed that it is a case of false en.....

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Madras High Court Restrains Use of Trademark ‘Coronil’(07.08.2020)

Madras High Court has passed an absolute injunction order, restraining Patanjali Ayurved from using the trademark 'Coronil'.

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Delhi HC Grants Permanent Injunction Against Now Banned Club Factory Website(29.03.2022)

Delhi High Court has decided permanent injunction against a China based portal, Club Factory, that was banned amid pandemic by the Indian Government, .....

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Delhi HC Grants Permanent Injunction In Trademark Infringement Suit Against ANINEWSINDIA(30.03.2022)

Delhi High Court has granted permanent injunction against ANINEWSINDIA in a trademark infringement suit filed by news agency ANI. The Court has injun.....

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Plea by Moti Mahal in Delhi High Court for Cancellation of Daryaganj Restaurant’s Trademark(28.05.2024)

Moti Mahal restaurant has filed a plea in the Delhi High Court seeking the cancellation of the Daryaganj restaurant chain’s trademark. The challenge h.....

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Delhi HC: Defence of Prior Use Not Allowed When Use of Mark Was Intermittent and Not Voluminous(23.03.2020)

Delhi High Court has held that when the use of mark has been intermittent and not voluminous, the defence of prior-use under the Trade Marks Act, 1999.....

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Del. HC: CGPDTM to Prepare Draft Code of Conduct for Regulation of Patent and Trademark Agents(05.07.2024)

Delhi High Court has asked the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks (CGPDTM) to prepare a draft code of conduct for regu.....

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Delhi High Court: Tesla's Trademark Infringement Suit Against Tesla Power India Referred to Mediation(08.07.2024)

Delhi High Court has referred the trademark infringement suit by Tesla Inc that is owned by Elon Musk against Gurugram-based company, Tesla Power Indi.....

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SC: Fine Imposed on Mercedes Benz for Deficiency of Service & Unfair Trade Practice, Upheld(11.07.2024)

SC has upheld the fine of Rs. 10 Lakhs imposed on Mercedes Benz India Private Limited for deficiency of service and unfair trade practice on the groun.....

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Del. HC: Interim Relief Granted to Domino’s in Trademark Infringement Case Against Donito’s(07.06.2024)

Delhi High Court while granting relief to Domino’s in a trademark infringement case against Donito’s, has restrained Donito’s from using the infringin.....

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Delhi High Court: Exact Use of Trademark Must to Constitute Infringement(23.08.2018)

Delhi High Court has held that to constitute trademark infringement, it is required to have the same or identical trade name and merely having a simil.....

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SC: Tax Authorities Can't Give Their Own Interpretations on Perception of Trade Practices(04.05.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that tax Administration Authorities cannot give their own interpretation to legislative provisions on the basis of their ow.....

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Delhi HC Grants Ex-Parte Ad-Interim Injunction Against AAJ TAK GURGAON in Trademark Suit(19.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has granted ex-parte ad-interim injunction in a trademark infringement suit filed by news channel AAJ TAK, a part of India Today Grou.....

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Patanjali Director Summoned by Bombay High Court in Trademark Infringement Case(26.06.2024)

Bombay High Court in a trademark infringement case filed by Mangalam Organics Ltd. has summoned Patanjali Ayurveda director to appear before it for al.....

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