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Search Results for Tag : mark

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



Top Story

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



Amendment in Notary Rules; Experience required as legal practitioner by persons with benchmark disabilities reduced(29.05.2021)

The Central Government has notified Notaries (Amendment) Rules, 2021 to amend the Notaries Rules, 1956. Through the specified amendment Rules, after c.....

Tags : Notary Rules, Persons with benchmark disabilities, Appointment



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



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)

The General Court of the European Court of Justice

Tags : trade mark, Free speech, disparaging, hurtful



A strong likelihood of confusion on part of targeted consumer is central to a determination as to existence of a deceptive marketing practice through fraudulent use of another's trademark(30.06.2016)

In instant case, proceedings initiated pursuant to Show Cause Notices issued to Respondents for prima facie violations of Section 10 of Competition Ac.....

Tags : Contravention, Provisions, Deceptive marketing



Distribution of false or misleading information that is capable of harming the business interests of another undertaking constitutes a deceptive marketing practice(10.08.2017)

In facts of present case, the Complainant is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of consumer household, antiseptic, and pharmaceutical products.....

Tags : Deceptive marketing practices, Provisions, Violation



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



Coca Cola’s bottles not recognisable enough(24.02.2016)

The 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



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



Judgments

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



Contradictory ‘dominance’ reports for the same market bewilder CCI(09.02.2016)

The Competition Commission of India dismissed a complaint by Mega Cab, a popular app-cab operator, for investigation into the creation of barriers to .....

Tags : Radio taxi, relevant market, financial backing, exlclusivity



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



Delhi High Court rules in favour of Merck for its diabetes drug(07.10.2015)

The Delhi High Court restrained Glenmark from selling any drug containing Sitagliptin or its derivate. Sitagliptin is the active ingredient used in ‘J.....

Tags : Glenmark, merck, patent, diabetes



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



Courts have to adopt a stricter approach regarding trademarks in the case of medicinal products as it may have adverse consequences on the health and life of the individual(05.06.2020)

Present suit is filed by the Plaintiff seeking a decree of permanent injunction to restrain the Defendants etc. from manufacturing, marketing, selling.....

Tags : Trademark, Injunction, Grant



In order to conclude whether one mark is deceptively similar to another, broad and essential features of the two are to be considered(13.07.2018)

The Plaintiff has instituted present suit for permanent injunction restraining the Defendant from using any trade mark that is identical or deceptivel.....

Tags : Mark, Similarity, Injunction, Grant



Mere identity or similarity of the mark of which registration is sought, and the earlier mark, is not sufficient ground to reject the application seeking registration(27.02.2023)

Present appeal under Section 91 of the Trade Marks Act assails order passed by the Senior Examiner of Trade Marks in the office of the Trade Marks Reg.....

Tags : Mark, Registration, Eligibility



Registrations of the Plaintiff in multiple jurisdictions creates a stronger presumption that the Plaintiff's trademark has reputation in the market(06.03.2023)

The present suit has been filed on behalf of the Plaintiff seeking relief of permanent injunction restraining the Defendants from infringing Plaintiff.....

Tags : Trademark, Infringement, Injunction



Court declines exclusive use of ‘Eagle’ in trade mark(23.09.2015)

In a case where Pantaloons was found to be riding on the goodwill of the Plaintiff in respect of its trade mark ‘American Eagle Outfitters’ and ‘Ameri.....

Tags : Pantaloons, eagle, trade mark, american



Court grants injunction against use of trademark 'Honeywell' by bakery(24.08.2015)

The Court, noting that Honeywell, a multi-national with revenues of $39 billion, and employing 13,000 persons in India alone, could suffer aggravated .....

Tags : Trademark, honeywell, bakery



Injunction granted against title phonetically similar to ‘Indian Express’(23.10.2015)

The Bombay High Court accepted arguments that the Defendant’s use of the title ‘Indian Express’ in Devnagari script for its newspaper infringed the tr.....

Tags : Indian express, title, trade mark



Registered proprietor of trademark has exclusive right to use said trademark in relation to goods or services in respect of which trade mark is registered(17.05.2017)

Case of Plaintiff is that, it is a registered Trust and is engaged in field of providing educational services and running various Senior Secondary Sch.....

Tags : Trademark, Infringement, Injunction, Grant



Bombay High Court lends a helping hand to ‘Sumeet’(28.10.2015)

The Bombay High Court held that the Defendant’s use of the mark ‘Sumeet’ was in infringement of the trade mark registered by the Plaintiff. Defendant’.....

Tags : Sumeet, trademark, appliances, fabrication, assignment



Commercial matters to not be kept lingering in no-contest(07.09.2015)

The Delhi High Court allowed a trade mark suit in favour of international food chain, ‘Burger King’ despite the Defendant’s non-cooperation. Arising f.....

Tags : Trade mark, summons, written statement, ex parte



High Court restrains use of fraudulently claimed mark(07.12.2015)

The Delhi High Court issued an interim injunction against the Defendant restraining it from using in any manner the Plaintiff’s mark, ‘Senge’. The Pla.....

Tags : Trade mark, logo, prior use, false documents



50% seats in Post Graduate Diploma Courses have to be offered to in-service doctors who have served three years in remote areas(08.06.2017)

Petitioners are in-service doctors who have applied for admission in Post Graduate Degree and Diploma Courses. Petitioners claimed that, having render.....

Tags : Counselling process, Marks, Weightage



Passing ice cream off as biscuits and other ways to test court patience(11.04.2016)

The Bombay High Court rejected an application alleging trade mark infringement by Parle for use of the mark, ‘Londonderry’.

Putting aside .....

Tags : trade mark, phonetic, vendibility, class of goods



Havells wins trade mark battle against upcoming IPO(30.04.2016)

Havells Pvt. Ltd. trade mark infringement suit against a similarly titled company survived dismissal for lacking a fresh cause of action. The suit was.....

Tags : Havells, trade mark, ipo, disclosure



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



Levi Strauss denied use of ‘Live In’ for promotional material(02.03.2016)

The Bombay High Court prohibited Levi Strauss from using the words ‘Live In’ in connection with its clothing line, ‘Levi’s’.

The Plaintif.....

Tags : Levi strauss, live in, trade mark, deceptive



Notifications & Circulars

Central Government decides to simplify the consent mechanism for Open Market Borrowings (OMBs) under Article 293(3) of Constitution of India for raising OMBs by the States(18.08.2016)

In the spirit of Co-operative federalism and in order to bring-in the transparency and predictability in the Open Market Borrowings (OMBs) by the Stat.....

Tags : Open Market Borrowings, Consent mechanism, Simplification



RBI publishes Working Group Report on Corporate Bond Market in India Reserve Bank of India today placed on its website the report of the Working Group(18.08.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India placed on its website thereport of the Working Group on Development of Corporate Bond Market in India. The Group has made re.....

Tags : Corporate Bond Market, Development, Report



First training program on Government e-Marketplace (GeM) for Government users(22.08.2016)

The one-day hands on training program for procurement officers of Central Government Ministries/Departments was inaugurated by Sh. Ashok Lavasa, Finan.....

Tags : Training programme, e-Marketplace, Government users



4th Asia Pacific Regulators Dialogue on Market Surveillance Conference held in Mumbai(29.09.2016)

Shri Rajeev Kumar Agarwal, Whole Time Member, SEBI inaugurated the two day conference of the fourth Asia Pacific Regulators Dialogue on Market Surveil.....

Tags : Market Surveillance, Conference, Asia Pacific Regulators



Participation in Derivatives Market by Mutual Funds(20.02.2017)

In terms of SEBI circular no. DNPD/Cir-29/2005 dated September 14, 2005, existing schemes of the Mutual Funds, whose Scheme Information Documents (SID.....

Tags : Mutual fund, Market, Participation



Online Registration Mechanism for Securities Market Intermediaries(02.05.2017)

Dear Sir/Madam, 1. Hon'ble Minister of Finance, Government of India, in his speech while presenting the Budget for FY 2017-18 on February 01, 2017, a.....

Tags : Registration, Online, Market intermediaries



Participation of Category III Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) in the commodity derivatives market(21.06.2017)

1. At present, institutional participants are not allowed to participate in the commodity derivatives market in India. Consequently the commodity deri.....

Tags : Investment Funds, Participation, Derivative market



RBI hosts Symposium on 'Developing Vibrant Capital Markets in Emerging Market Economies'(30.05.2019)

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on May 29, 2019 held a Symposium on 'Developing Vibrant Capital Markets in Emerging Market Economies' at its Central O.....

Tags : Capital Markets, Market Economies, Symposium



Remittances to International Financial Services Centres in India under the Liberalised Remittance Scheme(16.02.2021)

1. Please refer to the Statement on Development and Regulatory Polices announced as part of the Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement dated February 05.....

Tags : Financial markets, Remittances, IFSC



Demand of Indian products in international market(17.03.2021)

India's share in world merchandise exports remained constant at 1.7% in 2017, 2018 and 2019 (Jan-Dec). However, India's rank as an exporter improved f.....

Tags : Demand, Indian products, International market



Guidelines for granting of authorization to market transportation fuels(10.08.2015)

The Government of India has granted authorization to market transportation fuels, namely, MS, HSD and ATF to the new entrants including the private s.....

Tags : market transportation, fuel, private sector



Entities allowed to use e-KYC Aadhaar Authentication services of UIDAI in Securities Market as sub-KUA(20.07.2022)

1. SEBI issued circular No. SEBI/HO/MIRSD/DOP/CIR/P/2019/123 dated November 05, 2019 detailing the e-KYC Authentication facility under section 11A of .....

Tags : E-KYC, UIDAI, Securities Market



SEBI orders: Torsa Agro Projects Limited, Alchemist Holdings Limited and illiquid stock options(20.08.2015)

Torsa, Agro Projects Limited and Alchemist Holdings Limited, their promoters and directors have been restrained and prohibited from buying, selling or.....

Tags : Sebi, order, restrain, market



Isabgol Husk Grading and Marking Rules, 2015(28.07.2015)

The Central government introduced rules on the quality, grading, marking of grade and packing of isabgol husk.

Tags : Isabgol, rules, grading, marking, agriculture



TRAI releases recommendations on "Market Structure/Competition in Cable TV services"(07.09.2022)

1. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has today issued its recommendations on Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) back refere.....

Tags : Recommendations, Release, Market Structure



RBI reviews the Market Hours(16.04.2020)

In order to minimise risks arising due to the unprecedented situation created by the COVID-19 outbreak, the trading hours for various RBI regulated ma.....

Tags : Market Hours, Review, Lockdown



DIPP hosts Global Digital Content Market, 2018(13.11.2018)

DG, WIPO addressing Press Conference in New Delhi

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce and Indust.....

Tags : Content Market, Global Digital, Hosting of



Transport Ministry issues notification for clearly enunciating assignment of colour of alpha numerals and background of registration plates of vehicles(16.07.2020)

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has notified SO 2339(E) dated 14th July, 2020 to rectify the anomalies in the chapter on 'The assignment o.....

Tags : Notification, Issuance, Registration mark



Legal Entity Identifier Code for participation in non-derivative markets(29.11.2018)

The Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) code has been conceived of as a key measure to improve the quality and accuracy of financial data systems for better.....

Tags : Identifier Code, Legal Entity, Participation, Non-derivative markets



E-Commerce Marketing Platform(04.08.2022)

The National Small Industries Corporation, a PSU under the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) facilitates e-marketing service to M.....

Tags : E-marketing, Service, MSMEs



Review of the capacity planning framework of stock exchanges and clearing corporations(08.10.2015)

Due to an increase in trading volume resulting from a growth of the stock market, the Securities and Exchange Board of India has reiterated the need f.....

Tags : Due to an increase in trading volume resulting from a growth of the stock market, the Securities and Exchange Board of India has reiterated the need for stock exchanges and clearing corporations to maintain sufficient capacity to be able to handle the increased demand. Some of new directions with regards to capacity are: installed capacity being at least one and a half times of projected peak load; and all software and hardware needs to be adequately sized to meet the requirements.



Participation of Portfolio Managers in Commodity Derivatives Market in India(22.05.2019)

1. In order to promote institutional participation in the Exchange Traded Commodity Derivatives, SEBI has permitted Category III Alternative Investmen.....

Tags : Participation, Portfolio Managers, Derivatives Market



Participation of Mutual Funds in Commodity Derivatives Market in India(21.05.2019)

1. A copy of the Gazette Notification No. SEBI/LAD-NRO/GN/2019/011 dated April 26, 2019 on Amendments to SEBI (Mutual Funds) Regulations, 1996 is encl.....

Tags : Participation, Mutual Funds, Commodity Derivatives Market



Bureau of Indian Standards notifies Standard Marks(01.12.2015)

The Bureau of Indian Standards notified standard marks for various product types. The Marks, effective 1 December 2015, cover mostly consumer electron.....

Tags : Standard mark, consumer electronics, appliances, mains power



Government E-Marketplace (Gem) Completes 2 Years(08.08.2018)

Government e-Marketplace (GeM), the National Public Procurement Portal, will turn 2 years old tomorrow. It was launched on 9th August 2016, with the o.....

Tags : E-Marketplace, Completion, 2 Years



RBI Announces OMO Purchase of Government of India Dated Securities(06.09.2016)

Based on the current assessment of prevailing and evolving liquidity conditions, the Reserve Bank has decided to conduct purchase of Government securi.....

Tags : Government securities, Purchase, Open Market Operations



Initiation of proactive steps after the assessment of financial markets(27.09.2018)

Based on its assessment of the financial markets, the Reserve Bank of India has taken several proactive steps in the last few days. The Reserve Bank h.....

Tags : Proactive steps, Initiation, assessment, Financial markets



RBI Announces Measures to Foster Orderly Market Conditions(31.08.2020)

1. While announcing special open market operations on August 25, 2020 the Reserve Bank stated that it would continue to monitor evolving liquidity and.....

Tags : Announcement, Measures, Market Conditions



Amendment in notification number S.O. 2655(E), dated the 23rd September, 2015(25.03.2021)

S.O.1355(E).--In exercise of the powers conferred by section 3 of the Livestock Importation Act, 1898 (9 of 1898), the Central Government hereby makes.....

Tags : Bovine Animal, Generic Marker



RBI releases the Report of the Committee on the Development of Housing Finance Securitisation Market(09.09.2019)

The Reserve Bank of India had constituted a Committee on the Development of Housing Finance Securitisation Market, on May 29, 2019, with Dr. Harsh Var.....

Tags : Report, Release, Housing Finance, Securitisation Market



RBI releases Draft Report of the Internal Working Group on Comprehensive Review of Market Timings(10.07.2019)

The Reserve Bank of India today released the draft report of the Internal Working Group on "Comprehensive Review of Market Timings". Comments on the d.....

Tags : Draft Report, Working Group, Review, Market Timings



Clarifications with respect to Circular no. SEBI/HO/IMD/IMD-I/DOF5/P/CIR/2021/553 dated April 28, 2021(20.09.2021)

1. SEBI, vide Circular no. SEBI/HO/IMD/IMD-I/DOF5/P/CIR/2021/553 dated April 28, 2021, has provided that a part of the compensation of Key Employees o.....

Tags : Capital Market, Clarifications



SEBI signs IOSCO's Enhanced Multilateral MoU(23.12.2021)

SEBI has signed the Enhanced Multilateral Memorandum of Understanding (EMMoU) of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) on D.....

Tags : MoU, Signing of, Securities markets



Ease of doing business and development of corporate bond markets - revision in the framework for fund raising by issuance of debt securities by large corporates (LCs)(19.10.2023)

1. Regulation 50B of SEBI (Issue and Listing of Non-Convertible Securities) Regulations, 2021 (NCS Regulations) read with Chapter XII of the NCS Maste.....

Tags : Development, Corporate bond markets, Revision



SEBI DRG II Study Suggests Measures To Enhance Retail Participation(01.03.2016)

The Securities and Exchange Board of India released its Development Research Group - II (DRG- II) Study titled, "The elusive retail investor: How deep.....

Tags : retail investment, capital market, small investors



Guidelines for foreign direct investment in e-commerce(29.03.2016)

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry released guidelines for foreign direct investment in e-commerce, clarifying the policy contained in ‘Consolidate.....

Tags : e-commerce, fdi, marketplace, inventory



Simplification of Account Opening Kit(12.07.2016)

The Securities and Exchange Board of India negated the need for physical presence of a stockbroker or depository participant at the opening of a tradi.....

Tags : Trading account, capital market, stockbroker



News

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).....

Tags : Diageo , United Spirits ,Trade mark lack Label



RBI Permits Custodians or Banks to Short-Sell in Govt. Bond Market(30.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has permitted custodians or banks to short-sell in Government Bond Market with primary members or individual bank customer.....

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, Government Bond Market, Custodians , Banks



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



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.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Using 'COVISHIELD' Trademark



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.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Sakal Times, Newslaundry Website, False Application of Trademark



Karnataka HC Directs State to Evolve Scheme for Vaccination of Persons with Benchmark Disability(28.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to evolve a scheme or mechanism for giving priority to vaccination of covid-19, to persons with.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Vaccination of Persons with Benchmark Disability



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.....

Tags : Delhi HC , Royal Enfield Trademarks , eBay.in



Chowkidar Remark: SC Issues Contempt Notice to Rahul Gandhi(23.04.2019)

Supreme Court has issued notice to Rahul Gandhi in the contempt petition filed against him for attributing "chowkidar chor hai" remarks to the Supreme.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Rahul Gandhi, Chowkidar Remarks



Delhi HC Appeals to Sellers Not to Resort to Hoarding, Black Marketing of Oxygen Cylinders(29.04.2021)

Delhi High Court has appealed to the good sense of the people, including the sellers of necessary medicines and Oxygen, to not to resort to hoarding o.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Hoarding, Black Marketing of Oxygen Cylinders



Bombay HC Takes Suo Moto Case to Ensure Swift Action Against Remdesivir Black Marketers(03.05.2021)

Bombay High Court has taken suo motu cognisance of the back marketing of Remdesivir, an experimental drug used to treat Covid19 patients. The Court ha.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Redesivir Black Marketers



SC: Media Cannot be Stopped from Reporting Oral Observations of Judges During Hearing(03.05.2021)

Supreme Court has said that media cannot be stopped from reporting the oral observations made by the judges during the hearing of a case. The Court ob.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Oral Remarks



SC Dismisses ECI Plea to Restrain Media from Reporting Oral Remarks of Judges(06.05.2021)

Supreme Court has dismissed the plea made by the Election Commission of India to restrain media from reporting the oral remarks of judges. The Court h.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Oral Remarks of Judges



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.

Tags : European Court of Justice, Rubik's Cube , trademark



Supreme Court Issues Contempt Notice to Former Judge Markandey Katju(14.11.2016)

Supreme Court has issued Contempt of Court Notice to Former Judge Markandey Katju for criticising Judges and not judgment in Soumya rape case.

Tags : Supreme Court, Contempt of Court notice, Markandey Katju, Soumya rape case



CBDT Notifies Rules to Determine Fair Market Value of Inventories Converted to Capital Asset(06.09.2018)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified the rules relating to the determination of Fair Market Value of inventories converted into capital a.....

Tags : Income Tax, Market Value



Bombay HC Directs University to Recalculate Marks Obtained by a Final Year Law Student(14.07.2020)

Bombay High Court has directed the Savitribai Phule Pune University and Director, Board of Examination and Evaluation to recalculate the marks obtaine.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Recalculation of Marks



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.....

Tags : Madras High Court, ‘Coronil’ Trademark



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



Sebi Approves New Norms for Commodity Derivatives Market(25.08.2015)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), has approved new norms for India’s commodity derivatives market and its brokers for regulating the comm.....

Tags : Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi),commodity derivatives market



Supreme Court: Can't Insist Private Unaided College Under MMU to Affiliate From HPU(01.05.2017)

Supreme Court has struck down Section 3(6a) of Himachal Pradesh Private Medical Educational Institutions Act 2006, as unconstitutional and held that p.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Maharishi Markandeshwar University



Delhi HC Directs Delhi Govt to File Status Report on Reopening of Hazrat Nizamuddin Markaz(25.02.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Government and Delhi Police to file their status report and replies to the petition by the Delhi Waqf Board th.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Reopening of Hazrat Nizamuddin Markaz



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.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Trademark, Contempt



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.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Trademark, SOCIAL



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.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Trademark, Carlsberg



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 .....

Tags : Gujarat High Court,Wagh Bakri,trademark



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.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Trademark



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.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Cadbury, Trademark



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.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Trademark, Koo, Crypto-Currency



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.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Trademark, FlipKart, Passing Off



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.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Trademark, FlipKart, Passing Off



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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Glenmark Settles Patent Litigation over Milnacipran Hydrochloride Tablets(22.12.2015)

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA have entered into a settlement agreement with Forest Laboratories, LLC, Forest Laboratories Holdings, and Royalty P.....

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Patna HC Seeks State's Response on Availability of Medicines, Oxygen Cylinders and Black Marketing(10.05.2021)

Patna High Court has sought response of the State Government on the aspect of availability of Covid medicines, oxygen cylinders in rural areas especia.....

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Jharkhand High Court Warns Agency Investigating Black Marketing of Life Saving Drugs(10.05.2021)

Jharkhand High Court has warned the concerned officers, entrusted with curbing black marketing of medicines during Covid-19, from protecting any influ.....

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Delhi HC Orders Status Quo on Demolition Action in Khanpur Market(03.01.2023)

Delhi High Court has ordered status quo on Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board’s (DUSIB) decision to demolish about 34 shops in possession of member.....

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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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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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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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SEBI Norms in Place till May 28(21.04.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has said its directions issued on 20th March, 2020 to curb market volatility will continue till 28th, May 2020......

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Del. HC: Mentioning Looks Without Reference to Dress or Body Part is not Sexually Colored Remark(20.02.2023)

Patiala House Court, Delhi has held that mentioning looks and gait of a person without any specific reference to the dress or any body part of a perso.....

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RBI Announces Rs 10,000 Crore OMO Purchases(05.02.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced an Open Market Operation (OMO) purchase of government securities worth Rs 10,000 crore on February 8.

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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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People in Power Shouldn't Comment on Padmavati, it May Influence Censor Board: SC(29.11.2017)

People in Power Shouldn't Comment on Padmavati, it May Influence Censor Board: SC

Tags : The court said the remarks were tantamount to pre-judging the movie which is yet to be certified by the Censor Board.



Kerala HC Directs University to Award Average Marks to Student Whose Answer Sheets Went Missing(15.09.2021)

Kerala High Court has directed the University of Kerala to award average marks to a student whose answer sheets had gone missing during transit, takin.....

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Kerala HC Dismisses Pleas to Exclude Class XII Marks from Entrance Exams for Professional Courses(20.09.2021)

Kerala High Court has dismissed a batch of petitions filed by ICSE and CBSE students aggrieved by the scheme prepared for admission to professional co.....

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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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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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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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P&H HC Refuses to Quash FIR for Making Remarks Against Lord Shri Krishna(21.02.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has refused to quash an FIR filed against a man who has been booked for allegedly making remarks against Lord Shri Krish.....

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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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P&H HC: Grouping of Students into Sections on Basis of Marks is Violation Of Fundamental Right(02.03.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the practice of classification of children into sections based on their marks is a violation of the fundam.....

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#Economic Survey 2021-2022: Impact of Pandemic on Capital Markets(31.01.2022)

India’s capital markets has done exceptionally well and has allowed record mobilization of risk capital for Indian companies.

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SC: Proximity To Developed Area Relevant to Determine Market Value for Compensation(02.02.2022)

Supreme Court has observed that the market value of a land must be determined keeping in view the various factors including proximity to the developed.....

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MP HC: Municipal Commissioner Competent to Issue Detention Order for Black-marketing(04.02.2022)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has held that a Municipal Commissioner was competent to issue the order of detention U/S 3(2) of Prevention of Black Marketi.....

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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.....

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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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Madhya Pradesh HC Upholds New Marking Formula For Promotion of Employees(23.12.2016)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has upheld new marking formula for promotion of officers and employees of State-owned six Power Companies, saying that the r.....

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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.....

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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'.

Tags : Madras High Court, Use of Trademark ‘Coronil’



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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Delhi High Court Allows Reopening of Four Floors of Masjid in Nizamuddin Markaz on Shab-e-Barat(17.03.2022)

Delhi High Court has allowed reopening of four floors, including Ground floor as well as three floors, of the masjid premises in Nizamuddin Markaz for.....

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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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Delhi HC Directs Delhi University to Devise Mechanism for Issuance of Attested Marksheet Manually(14.03.2022)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi University to put in place a mechanism so that in case of any urgency, a student can write an email to the con.....

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Delhi HC Warns Officials for Fire Threat at Khan Market(28.10.2016)

Delhi High Court, while slamming Civic Authorities for forgetting Uphaar Cinema Fire Tragedy, has said, eateries operating from first-floor flats of K.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Uphaar Cinema Fire, Khan Market, Fire Threat



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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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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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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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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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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Supreme Court Accepts Justice Katju's Apology, Disposes Contempt Case(06.01.2017)

Supreme Court has accepted Justice Markandey Katju’s apology for contemptuous remarks in his blog, and has closed contempt proceedings against him.

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J&K HC Grants Bail to Councillor Accused of Making 'Derogatory Remarks' During Indo-China Face-Off(25.09.2020)

Jammu & Kashmir High Court has granted bail to an elected Councillor of LAHDC (Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Leh) who has been accused o.....

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Delhi HC Directs DU to Set Timelines to Provide Degree Certificates and Marksheets(30.09.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi University to set timelines to provide paper-based degree certificates and marksheets to both the students who.....

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Kerala HC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Relaxation of Minimum Qualifying Marks(01.10.2020)

Kerala High Court has issued notice on a writ petition seeking relaxation of the requirement of 45% minimum qualifying marks for admission to three-ye.....

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Delhi HC Extends Interim Order Allowing Reopening of Masjid In Nizamuddin Markaz(02.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has permitted reopening of five floors, including Ground floor as well as four floors, of the masjid premises in Nizamuddin Markaz ti.....

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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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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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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ITAT, Mumbai: Depreciation Allowable on Marketing Information and Non-Compete Fee(11.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has observed that the depreciation is allowable on intangible assets such as marketing information comprising of.....

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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.....

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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.....

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Calcutta HC Awards 20 More Marks to NEET Candidate(04.01.2019)

Calcutta High Court has ordered to give 20 additional marks to a NEET candidate whose answers got wrong due to incorrect translation of questions.

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SC Orders Ahmed Patel to Face Trial Over Rajya Sabha Election(04.01.2019)

Calcutta High Court has ordered to give 20 additional marks to a NEET candidate whose answers got wrong due to incorrect translation of questions.

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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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NCLT Admits Insolvency Plea Against Parsvnath Landmark Developers(14.01.2019)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has given its approval to start the insolvency proceedings against realty firm Parsvnath Developers subsidiary, w.....

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Delhi HC Restraints Bakery from Using Mark 'FACEBAKE'(18.11.2020)

Delhi High Court has restrained a bakery from using the mark 'FACEBAKE' in a trademark infringement suit filed by Facebook.

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MP HC Refuses to Quash Detention Order Against Alleged Black Marketeer(23.11.2020)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has refused to quash the detention order passed against a Businessman, an alleged Black Marketeer, accused of siphoning food.....

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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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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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J&K&L HC: Judges Must Refrain from Making Derogatory Remarks Against Parties(05.07.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that Judges should refrain from making harsh or disparaging remarks against counsels, parties or witn.....

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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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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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No Harm in Doing Away with Minimum Marks in District Judge Recruitment Interviews: Karnataka HC(14.02.2019)

Karnataka High Court has said that decision of selection committee in awarding lesser than minimum marks prescribed in interview would mean that candi.....

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#Union Budget 2021-2022: Finance Minister Proposes Unified Securities Market Code(01.02.2021)

Finance Minister proposes to consolidate the provisions of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992, Depositories Act, 1996 and two other .....

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SC: Disclosure of Main Examination Marks Before Vivavoce May be Avoided(31.08.2022)

Supreme Court has held that where written examination is followed with viva-­voce and members in interview board are made aware of marks secured by ca.....

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Bombay High Court Directs State, BMC to Ensure Closure of Illegal Pet Shops At Crawford Market(11.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed State Government and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to ensure closure of illegal pet shops selling birds and .....

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Supreme Court Notices MCI, State Over Medical PG Incentive Marks(17.04.2017)

Supreme Court (SC) has issued notices to Medical Council of India (MCI) and State Government asking them to reply to a plea filed by non-service docto.....

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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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SC: Benchmark Disability not a Precondition to Obtain Scribe(12.02.2021)

Supreme Court has held that facility of scribe can be provided for persons with disabilities other than those having benchmark disabilities.

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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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Union Government: Mandatory for Departments to Source from Government e-Marketplace(09.03.2017)

Union Government has made it mandatory for all Departments and Ministries to source goods and services from its e-market place.

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Negative Markings in Competitive Exams Bad in Law: Madras HC(04.02.2019)

Madras High Court has held that practice of awarding negative marks in competitive examinations should be done away with and also observed that deduct.....

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Delhi HC Stays JNU Circular Mandating Marking of Attendance by Faculty(15.01.2019)

Delhi High Court has stayed a circular issued by the JNU administration making it mandatory for the faculty to mark attendance, failing which no leave.....

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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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Delhi HC Permits Upto 50 People to Perform Namaz in Nizamuddin Markaz Masjid(16.04.2021)

Delhi High Court has permitted upto 50 persons to offer namaz 5 times a day in Bangley Wali Masjid of Nizamuddin Markaz in Delhi, which was shut due t.....

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Delhi HC Restrains Glenmark Pharmaceuticals from Manufacturing, Selling Zita and Zita-Met(07.10.2015)

Delhi High Court has restrained Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, an Indian firm, from manufacturing and selling its anti-diabetes drugs Zita and Zita-Met, sa.....

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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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IRDA Specifies Procedure to be Followed to Deal with Resignation of ISPs of IMFs(29.05.2017)

Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has issued procedure to be followed to deal with resignation of ISPs of IMFs which says that s.....

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No Coercive Action in Mayapuri Scrap Market: Delhi HC(16.04.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed that no coercive action should be taken till April 26 against those who fail to pay a fine of Rs. 1 lakh levied by the D.....

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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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SC Expresses to HCs, Tribunals for Abstaining from Use of Watermarks on Judgments(23.03.2021)

Supreme Court has expressed that High Courts and Tribunals must abstain from placing water-marks on their orders and judgments as it significantly ham.....

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SC: Purpose of Land Acquisition is a Relevant Factor for Determining Market Value(10.11.2022)

Supreme Court has held that the purpose for which the land acquisition is made is also a relevant factor for determining the market value.

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Roche, Glenmark Settle Patent Dispute Over Tarceva(04.01.2016)

Swiss pharma firm Roche and India's Glenmark Pharmaceuticals have settled an out-of-court patent litigation over the former's lung cancer drug erlotin.....

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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.....

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Delhi HC to Delhi Police: Handover Keys of Markaz Nizamuddin to Maulana Saad(29.11.2022)

Delhi High Court while rejecting Delhi Police’s stand regarding continuing restrictions at Tablighi Jamaat headquarter in Nizamuddin since March 2020,.....

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Cal. HC: Govt. Has Discretion to Decide Mode & Manner of Giving Reservation to PwD(01.12.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that Section 32 of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 confers discretion upon Government to decide the mode an.....

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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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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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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: 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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Punjab and Haryana HC Confirms Earlier Order on Rejuvenation of Chandigarh Book Market(10.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has denied to interfere with a single-judge order that approved the demolition of the second-hand book market in Sector 15.

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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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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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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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Del. Court: Mentioning Looks Without Reference to Dress or Body Part is not Sexually Colored Remark(20.02.2023)

Patiala House Court, Delhi has held that mentioning looks and gait of a person without any specific reference to the dress or any body part of a perso.....

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Supreme Court Rejects Ex-Judge Katju's Plea to Quash Parliamentary Resolutions(15.12.2016)

Supreme Court has dismissed a plea filed by Former Judge Markandey Katju seeking to quash Parliamentary Resolutions condemning his comments on Mahatma.....

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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 to Judges: Be Cautious While Making Adverse Remarks During Live Streaming(22.03.2023)

Supreme Court while observing that remarks made during live-streaming have far reaching consequences has cautioned judges against passing adverse rema.....

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Himachal HC to MMMC: Start Admissions of MBBS Students(21.09.2016)

Himachal Pradesh HC has directed Principal of Maharishi Markandeshwar Medical College (MMMC) give admission to 150 students in MBBS course as per list.....

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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 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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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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SC Seeks Centre's Response on Plea Against Communalization of Nizamuddin Markaz Issue(28.05.2020)

SC has sought Centre’s response in a plea seeking action against the media for communalization of Nizamuddin Markaz issue and directed Petitioners to .....

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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.....

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SC: Can’t Challenge Interview Merely Because Candidate Feel More Marks Should’ve Been Awarded(30.03.2023)

Supreme Court while observing that criteria for evaluation of a candidate’s performance in an interview may be diverse and some of it may be subjectiv.....

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Alibag Court Discharges Narayan Rane in Case Over 'Slap' Remark Against Uddhav Thackeray(03.04.2023)

Alibag Court while discharging Union Minister Narayan Rane in case vver 'Slap' remark against Uddhav Thackeray, has held that language used by Narayan.....

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Surat Court Grants Bail to Rahul Gandhi in ‘Modi Surname Remark Case’(04.04.2023)

Surat Session Court has granted bail (till disposal of his appeal) to Rahul Gandhi in “why all thieves share the Modi surname” remark defamation case.

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Allahabad HC Seeks Report on Alleged Black Marketing of Oxygen in Ghaziabad District(25.05.2021)

Allahabad High Court has sought report on the alleged black marketing of Oxygen in Ghaziabad district, resulting into the deaths of scores of Covid-19.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice in Plea Seeking Modification in Policy on Calculation of Marks(02.06.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to CBSE, GNCTD and Union of India through MHRD in a plea seeking modification of policy for tabulation of marks for.....

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Surat Court Dismisses Plea to Stay Conviction of Rahul Gandhi in ‘Modi Surname’ Defamation Case(20.04.2023)

Surat Court has dismissed application filed by Rahul Gandhi to stay his conviction in the defamation case over ‘Modi surname’ remark made during a pol.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice in Plea Seeking Modification for Tabulation of Marks of Class 10th Board Exams(03.06.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice in a plea seeking modification of policy for tabulation of marks for class 10th board exams 2021 based on internal .....

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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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MP HC Upholds Detention of Man Accused of Black Marketing of Remdesivir Injections(13.07.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has upheld the detention of a man, accused of black marketing of Remedesivir injections amid Covid-19 pandemic, under the Na.....

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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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Delhi HC Grants Time to Centre to Respond to Plea to Ease Restrictions at Nizamuddin Markaz(19.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has granted a further two weeks' time to the Centre to respond to a petition by the Delhi Waqf Board seeking to ease restrictions at .....

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SEBI Reduces Time for Companies to Submit Application with Market Regulator for Obtaining NOC(06.07.2021)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has reduced the time period to 2 months for companies to submit an application with the markets regulator for o.....

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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.....

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Guj HC Dismisses Rahul Gandhi’s Plea for Suspension of Sentence in Modi-Thieves' Remark Case(07.07.2023)

Gujarat High Court has dismissed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s petition for suspension of his conviction in the defamation case over ‘Modi-Thieves' R.....

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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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J&K&L HC: Reference of Market Value of Small Plots Relevant Only in Absence of Other Materials(16.05.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that in cases where there is no other material available to assess market value of acquired land at r.....

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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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SAT Reduces Market Ban on Inventure Growth(11.10.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal has reduced the market ban period on Inventure Growth and Securities to three years as well as set aside restrictions on.....

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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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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 .....

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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.....

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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.....

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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’.....

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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 .....

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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 HC Directs Police to Handover Keys of Residential Premises in Nizammudin Markaz(24.08.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the Police to handover keys of her family's residential premises in the Nizamuddin Markaz which was locked by the Police.....

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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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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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Delhi HC Stays Order Awarding One Extra Mark to Candidates for Incorrect Question(06.08.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued an ex parte ad interim stay on the single judge bench order which had ordered for one extra mark to be granted to candidat.....

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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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AP HC Directs CBI to Specify Steps to Prevent Circulation of Intimidatory Threats and Remarks(18.10.2021)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to specify steps to prevent the circulation of such intimidatory thre.....

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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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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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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.

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Allahabad High Court Dismisses Pleas on Qualifying Marks for Assistant Teachers' Exam 2018(13.01.2020)

Allahabad High Court has refused to lower the merit for selection in the Assistant Teacher Recruitment Examination-2018 and stated that merely because.....

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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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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.....

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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.....

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ITAT Erases Addition by TPO on Transaction of Rendering Marketing Services of Channel Placement Right(23.01.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Mumbai has deleted the addition by Transfer Pricing Officer on the ground that the transaction of rendering mark.....

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AAAR: Pre-Sales Marketing Services by Indian Subsidiary to Foreign Parent Co is Intermediary Service(28.01.2020)

Appellant Authority for Advance Ruling (AAAR), Karnataka has ruled that Pre-sale and Marketing Services by Indian Subsidiary to Foreign Parent Company.....

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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.....

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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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Easing Out Restrictions At Nizamuddin Markaz: Delhi HC Orders Joint Inspection To Demarcate Areas(17.11.2021)

On a plea to ease out restrictions at Nizamuddin Markaz, Delhi HC has ordered for joint inspection to be carried out for the purpose of demarcation of.....

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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.....

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Karnataka HC Denies Anticipatory Bail to Representative Accused of Black Marketing Remdesivir(25.11.2021)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed an application for anticipatory bail filed by a Medical Representative who is charged for black marketing of remdes.....

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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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SC: SERC Can Reject Adoption of Tariff if Not Aligned With Market Prices(09.01.2024)

Supreme Court has held that State Electricity Regulatory Commission (SERC) has authority to reject adoption of tariff if it isn’t aligned with market .....

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Del. HC: Tick Mark Against an Answer Given Entitles the Student to Get Full Marks(11.01.2024)

Delhi High Court has held that whenever an examiner puts a tick mark against an answer provided by the student without awarding any marks then, unless.....

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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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SEBI: Principal Officer to Obtain Certification from National Institute of Securities Markets(09.09.2021)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has notified that the Principal Officer having decision making authority related to fund management has .....

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Bombay High Court Suggests Underground Parking at Crawford Market(25.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has suggested that the state government should consider constructing an underground parking facility below Crawford market to reduce.....

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Delhi High Court Upholds Amendments to Marketing Discipline Guidelines 2012(13.01.2022)

Delhi High Court has upheld the amendments to the Marketing Discipline Guidelines 2012(MDG) issued by the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) to the Petrol.....

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SC: P&H HC's 50% Minimum Mark Criteria in Interviews For Promotion As District Judges Upheld(14.02.2024)

Supreme Court has upheld the criteria set by Punjab and Haryana High Court (P&H HC) which requires the judicial officers to secure a minimum of 50% ma.....

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SC Seeks Centre's Response on PIL Expounding Black Marketing of Medical Essentials(02.04.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the Centre in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking immediate intervention of the Court amid the COVID-19 cris.....

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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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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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Delhi HC Directs to Remove Unauthorised Squatting in Sarojini Nagar Market Area(25.01.2022)

Delhi High Court has directed the North Delhi Municipal Corporation as well as the Delhi Police to remove unauthorised squatting in city's Sarojini Na.....

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