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Activities of defendant in a different Area is not a ground for defending in ...

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Trademark disputes often revolve around the potential for consumer confusion between similar marks, particularly when the products or services involved are closely related. This article examine...

The Big Mac Battle: McDonald's Trademark Loss in the European Union

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In 2019, the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) made a landmark decision that sent shockwaves through the global business community. The EUIPO revoked McDonald's trademark for ...

Youth and IP: Accelerating Innovation and Creativity

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In today's rapidly evolving world, innovation and creativity are the driving forces behind progress and development. As the youth of today represent the future, their role in shaping the intell...

Role of Imagination Test and Competitors' Need Test in Trademark Disputes

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In this case of 'WEATHERSHIELD,' used by the plaintiff for paints and coatings, versus 'JK SUPER STRONG BUILD SAFE WEATHER SHIELD,' used by the defendant for cement and building and constructio...

Jackie Personality And Publicity Rights Infringement

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Delhi High Court awards Jackie Shroff legitimate security, bars organizations from using actor's name and voice without permission Factual Matrix Actor Jackie Shroff was honored with nume...

Similarity of Goods is Not a Sine Qua Non in an Action of Passing Off

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The doctrine of passing off is a fundamental aspect of intellectual property law, primarily concerned with protecting the goodwill and reputation of a trademark from misrepresentation. A pivota...

Non compliance of Rule 70(9) of the Copyright Rules, 2013 and Copyright Recti...

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The current petitions challenge the validity of copyright registrations No. A-65448/2003 and No. A-57086/1999, granted in favor of the Respondent under the provisions of the Copyright Act, 1957...

Quashing of Summoning order in a Criminal Complaint pertaining to Trademark D...

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The present petitions under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, seek the setting aside of an order dated April 2, 2012, passed by the learned Metropolitan Magistrate, Patiala H...

Section 17(2)(b) of the Trade Marks Act, 1999 and anti-dissection rule

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The appeal under scrutiny challenges an order dated February 23, 2024, from the learned Commercial Court, which allowed an application by the respondents under Order 39 Rules 1 and 2 of the Civ...

Significance of third party Coexistence Agreement in Trademark Injunction

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Dispute involves the trademark 'JINDAL' in relation to PVC pipes under class 17, a conflict marked by claims and counterclaims from both the plaintiff and the defendant. A crucial factor in thi...