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Toyota loses trademark rights to Prius: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently clarified that for a trademark to be considered as well-known in India, the proprietor must establish that the trademark has acquired a substantial goodwill in relation to the goods in Indian market. Japanese car … Continue reading

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Design of article prepared for industrial production of an article, is a design: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently clarified that where a design of an article is prepared for the industrial production of an article, it is a design and registrable under Designs Act and the copyright in such design shall cease if … Continue reading

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Copyright in design ceases if article produced more than 50 times: DHC

The Delhi High Court clarified that if a design can be registered under the Designs Act, but however is not registered, then the design will no doubt have a copyright under the Copyright Act till an article is produced more … Continue reading

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Plaintiff can file suit against defendant under Designs Act as well as passing off under Common Law: DHC

A Full Bench of Delhi High Court clarified on the very fundamentals of filing design infringment suits under the Designs Act as well as passing off actions under the common law. The Full Court rendered the following decision: 1) A … Continue reading

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