Category: Trademark

Trademark Row over “Khadi”

As per recent news in The Times of India the  Indian government is bracing itself for a trademark battle against German Company’s “Khadi Naturprodukte” over the handspun fabric that was made a centre piece of India’s freedom struggle by Mahatma Gandhi.   The government has made objections to the use of Khadi as a trademark for selling … Continue reading Trademark Row over “Khadi”

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High Court grants interim injunction against online retailer from using L’oreal Trademark

Recently, Delhi High Court passed an interim injunction against an online retailer restraining them from using the name of L’oreal to sell or supply any goods on any website or in any other manner having regard to the L’oreal’s plea alleging counterfeit products having its trademark were being sold/ traded by the online retailer Brandworld … Continue reading High Court grants interim injunction against online retailer from using L’oreal Trademark

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Emcure’s Notice of Motion succeeds against Corona Remedies: Bombay High Court

In the recent decision of Bombay High Court in the case of Emcure Pharmaceuticals v Corona Remedies, the Hon’ble court decided on the issue of deceptive similarity, acquiescence and balance of Convenience in favor of Emcure Pharmaceuticals. Facts of the case: The plaintiff’s trademarks ‘OROFER’ and ‘OROFER XT’ are registered as word marks since 1996 … Continue reading Emcure’s Notice of Motion succeeds against Corona Remedies: Bombay High Court

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Amendment in Trade Mark Fees

Recently, Controller General of Patents Design and Trade Marks, Mr. Chaitanya Prasad,has issued a Public Notice on August 7, 2014, wherein it has been put forth that, from August 1, 2014,Official Fees for filing a new Trade Mark application in one class has been increased from Rs. 3500/- to Rs. 4000/-. It was also mentioned … Continue reading Amendment in Trade Mark Fees

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ODISHA COURT ADMITTED CASE AGAINST AAMIR KHAN PRODUCTION’S PROPOSED ‘SATYAMEV JAYATE’ USE AS TRADE MARK

As per the sources, the court in the Odisha capital, Bhuvaneshwar has admitted a petition challenging Aamir Khan Production’s plans to use ‘Satyamev Jayate’, the national motto of India, as a business brand under which it is proposed to sell everything from kitchen utensils to footwear. A city based journalist and social activist, Dr. Subash … Continue reading ODISHA COURT ADMITTED CASE AGAINST AAMIR KHAN PRODUCTION’S PROPOSED ‘SATYAMEV JAYATE’ USE AS TRADE MARK

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3D Trade Marks

In recent years, trade mark registries and courts have grappled with applications for silhouettes, shapes, scents, textures, short cartoons, single colors, body movement’s etc as trademarks. This invasion of the unconventional is due to the abstract nature of the legal definition of a trademark. On one hand the trade mark law has embraced an open- … Continue reading 3D Trade Marks

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