Trademark

March 28, 2020, 5:59 pm

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The Plaintiffs are Nippon Steel & Sumitomo to Metal Corporation is a large steel producing company.

The Defendants Kishor D. Jain who is involved in the business of trading in steel

BRIEF FACTS

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March 28, 2020, 5:23 pm

RFA (OS)(COMM) 13/2018 & CM 29064/2018

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The Plaintiff (appellant) Christian Louboutin Sas is a manufacturing company bearing a ‘Red sole’ trademark.

The defendants Abu Baker are associated with a similar business and carrying on... Read More

July 17, 2019, 6:25 pm

The United Kingdom Intellectual property Office (UKIPO), on 26th June 2019, granted a multimedia mark to Japan’s technology giant Toshiba. With this grant, Toshiba has become the first enterprise ever to have been granted a multimedia mark by the UKIPO. The trademark shows several multi-coloured polygons that zoom out representing an Origami and disappearing.... Read More

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April 13, 2019, 5:01 pm

Introduction

First time in India the term “image mark” has been used when Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) obtained the trademark for the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel and Tower Wing Exterior (image) on 19th June 2016.[1] The registration number is 3386351 and falls under Class 43 that covers “services providing food and... Read More

April 13, 2019, 9:39 am

An unconventional trademark is a type of trademark which does not fall in the category of conventional trademark or traditional trademark. An unconventional trademark is mainly in the form of sound marks, smell marks, shape marks, and color marks. An unconventional trademark must possess the communicative ability to be able to differentiate goods and services from one person... Read More

September 7, 2018, 9:42 am

The Delhi High Court recently imposed a cost of Rs. 87 lakh on Pure Play in the case of Skechers USA Inc & Ors v. Pure Play[1] sports for infringing Skechers’ Intellectual Property Rights by manufacturing and distributing rip-offs of Skechers’ Go-walk... Read More

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February 14, 2018, 6:17 pm

Technological developments have attained a rapid pace that has resulted in extreme industrial competitiveness. Big players are investing enormously to protect their Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs). On other hand, Start-Ups having limited resources and manpower, struggle to file protection for their IPR. But it is equally important for them as well to protect their... Read More