Delhi High Court Held that Exact use of Trademark needed to constitute as Trademark Infringement

Recently Delhi supreme court during a case of Mankind Pharma Ltd Vs Chandra Mani Tiwari and Anr. held that ‘to constitute infringement under Section 29(5), it’s required to possess an equivalent or identical brand name and merely having an identical or deceptively similar trademark to the registered trademark wouldn’t constitute infringement.’ Brief Facts The plaintiff […]

Delhi High Court restrains “Thefauxy.com” from Infringing the Trademark “Budweiser”

Delhi High court vide its order dated July 30, 2020 granted an ad-interim injunction in a suit filed by Budweiser for Trademark infringement, unfair competition, and commercial disparagement and dilution and tarnishment of its goodwill and reputation of the brand “Budweiser”. Brief Facts In an instant case Defendant No. 1,2 and 3 who run a […]

How Trademark Can Work as assets for MSMEs

The Government of India supportive policies and various reliefs for MSMEs makes trademarks because they are the most vital IP asset for MSMEs as they now stand an opportunity to form their mark even more extensively and literally. MSMEs do understand trademarks, but their understanding on brand and therefore the importance of protecting it with […]

A Perusal of Jagran Prakashan Ltd. Vs Telegram FZ LLc. & Ors.

The Judgement was passed by the single Judge of Delhi High Court, which deals with the illegal distribution of news on social media platforms and the liability of the administrators of the groups as well as the social media platforms themselves. Brief Facts of the case Plaintiff is the publisher of leading newspaper “Dainik Jagran” […]

How to decide Jurisdiction of Trademark Infringement cases: Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court recently reiterated that jurisdiction under Trademark infringement cases could be invoked under section 20 of code of Civil Procedure (CPC), 1908 in addition to section 134 under the Trademarks Act, 1999. Justice Paratibha had clearly gave its grounds for jurisdiction and they are as follows- Where the plaintiff resides or carries […]