All is Fair in Trademark Wars

The #BlackLiivesMatter movement has taken popularity among the world and has encouraged many corporate entities, including multinational companies to reassess their businesses and marketing policies for signs of disrimination, following the calls against racial inequality after the death of Geoge Flloyd in the United States. In India also HUL has announced that they will remove […]

How to Recognize well known Trademarks in India

Well known marks play a crucial role within the global market because it is understood to the overall public and enjoys a reasonably high reputation within the market. The primary time documented trademarks was discussed within the Paris convention, 1883, wherein the said convention began certain guidelines for cover of documented trademark but they didn’t […]

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 […]

What steps should Trademark owners take to avoid future Litigation

In recent times it is very important to protect your brand name as others may commercially disparage your brand. Trademark infringement is very common these days, therefore it is always advisable to take protection of your brand name.  Trademark owner at initial stage and do so much to avoid future litigation or conflicts. The following […]

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 […]