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SKECHERS trade dress copied; injunction granted: DHC

The Delhi High Court restrained a local shoe manufacturer from using the trade dress of US lifestyle shoe maker SKECHERS GOwalk series in relation to any of their products. Plaintiff SKECHERS sued defendant Pure Play Sports for copying their trade dress … Continue reading

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Lupin restrained to use LUCYNTA: DHC

The Delhi High Court restrained Lupin pharma from using the trademark LUCYNTA or any other trademark deceptively similar to Plaintiff trademark NUCYNTA in respect of pharmaceutical and medicinal preparation. US major pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson (Plaintiff) alleged that Lupin … Continue reading

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Courts should give preclusive effect to TTAB decisions: USSC

The Supreme Court of the United States held that a court should give preclusive effect to Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) decisions in a suit for trademark infringement if the ordinary ele­ments of issue preclusion are met. “So long … Continue reading

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Indian Co restrained from using Cadbury trademark CHOCLAIRS: DHC

Expanding the doctrine of ‘trans-border reputation’ to a new level, the Delhi High Court restrained an Indian company from using Cadbury’s trademark CHOCLAIRS in relation to their products (candy) and any deceptive variation thereof. Plaintiff Cadbury alleged that defendant’s illegal … Continue reading

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DHC restrains Indian Co from using trademark ENTERPRISE

Delhi High restrained an Indian company from using the trademark ENTERPRISE/ENTERPRIZE in relation to the business of offering vehicles rental and learning services and any related services under the said name or in any manner whatsoever. Plaintiff Enterprise, a US … Continue reading

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No similarity b/t PERNOD RICARD and domestic spirit maker labels: DHC

The Delhi High Court ruled that there is no similarity between the labels of world renowned French wines & spirit maker PERNOD RICARD and domestic Real Group of Companies; and thus vacated the stay granted by single judge of the … Continue reading

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NATION TODAY dissimilar to INDIA TODAY: DHC

The Delhi High Court ruled that the proposed use of the trademark “Nation Today’ for a new TV news channel doesn’t amount to infringement of the registered trademark ‘India Today’, and thus refused to grant interim injunction to the plaintiff. … Continue reading

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