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‘Fair Use’ doctrine explained: DHC

Refusing to grant interim injunction on a claim that the course packs prescribed by Delhi University contain no additional material apart from photocopies of copyrighted publications, the Delhi High Court ruled that the concept of fair use in copyright law … Continue reading

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Toyota’s injunction set aside for trademark PRIUS: DHC

The Delhi High Court set aside permanent injunction granted in favor of Japanese car manufacturer Toyota for the use of word PRIUS by a local car accessories manufacturer. Toyota claimed that the word PRIUS has attained a trans-border reputation and … Continue reading

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Registrar to decide TM amendment applications on case by case basis: DHC

In a very important ruling concerning amendment of trademark applications, the Delhi High Court ruled that the Registrar of trademarks shall decide the applications for amendment on a case by case basis and struck down the office order by Controller … Continue reading

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DHC restrains Indian Co from using trademark GROUPON

Accepting the trans-border reputation of the trademark GROUPON, the Delhi High restrained an Indian company from using the trademark in relation to their business of offering discount coupons for products and services and any deceptive variation thereof. Plaintiff Groupon, a … Continue reading

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Telecom service providers to deliver broadband services in transparent manner: TRAI

In order to ensure transparency in delivery of broadband services and to protect interests of consumers in the telecom sector, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued directions to telecom service providers for delivering broadband services in a … Continue reading

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