Category: Legal Issues

Mittal Electronics vs Sujata Home Appliances (P) Ltd

Khurana and Khurana, has successfully obtained modification of the ex-parte ad interim injunction order granted against the Defendants in Mittal Electronics v. Sujata Home Appliances Pvt Ltd &Ors CS(Comm) 60/2020, for both, concealment  of material facts as well as on merits.The Delhi High Court has upheld the Supreme Court ruling in Nandhini Deluxe v. Karnataka Co-operative … Continue reading Mittal Electronics vs Sujata Home Appliances (P) Ltd

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Petition Against Celebrities Endorsing Online Gambling Activities – A Futile Attempt

Introduction In a bizarre case, a Chennai based advocate filed a petition for banning of online gambling activities, in the Madras High Court, while also seeking the arrest of Indian Cricket Captain, Virat Kohli, and Actress, Tamannah Bhatia, for promoting online gambling platforms and corrupting the mind of the youth. The petition is a result … Continue reading Petition Against Celebrities Endorsing Online Gambling Activities – A Futile Attempt

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Appointment of Shri. Bhirendra Prasad Singh as Technical Member of Trademark, Patents and Copyright at IPAB

In a recent development, ShirBirendra Prasad Singh, previously serving as the Assistant Controller of Patents & Designs and Group Leader of the Electrical and Electronic Group, the Indian Patent Office (IPO), Delhi, has been appointed to the posts of Technical Member (Patents), Technical Member (Trade Marks) and Technical Member (Copyrights) in the Intellectual Property Appellate … Continue reading Appointment of Shri. Bhirendra Prasad Singh as Technical Member of Trademark, Patents and Copyright at IPAB

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Patent Infringement Suit: Interdigital Vc Holdings Inc V. Xiaomi Corporation

Recently, two patent infringement complaints were filed by an American mobile and video technology company InterDigital VC Holdings Inc., against the Chinese phone making company Xiaomi Corporation, in the Delhi High Court, alleging unauthorised use of five cellular 3G and 4G patents and three H.265/HEVC (High efficiency video coding patents) by them.The suit by InterDigital … Continue reading Patent Infringement Suit: Interdigital Vc Holdings Inc V. Xiaomi Corporation

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Interim Order Passed In Itc Limited V. Godfrey Phillips India Limited

INTRODUCTION In December 2019, ITC filed a suit against Godfrey Philips, seeking an interim injunction against the newly introduced trade dress for their trademark registered mark ‘Select’ for the sale of cigarettes, as being deceptively similar to that of ITC’s established and registered mark of ‘Flake Refined Taste’ cigarette. The High Court of Bombay, through … Continue reading Interim Order Passed In Itc Limited V. Godfrey Phillips India Limited

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Legal Audit – A Perspective On The Oil Industry

Oil and Gas is an important import for our economy, many initiatives have been taken by the Ministry for increasing production and exploitation of all domestic petroleum resources to address the priorities like Energy Access, Energy Efficiency, Energy Sustainability and Energy Security.Several policies have been implemented to increase India’s Production of crude oil.In order to … Continue reading Legal Audit – A Perspective On The Oil Industry

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“ISKCON” Declared a Well-Known Trademark”

In a suit for trademark infringement filed by the religious organisation, ISCKON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness), The Bombay High Court declared that “ISCKON” is a well-known trademark under the definition given in Section 2(1)(zg) of the Trade Marks Act, 1999. The suit was filed against Isckon Apparel Pvt Ltd for using the mark “ISKCON” … Continue reading “ISKCON” Declared a Well-Known Trademark”

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Daedalus Blue Infringement Suit Against Oracle

The latest transaction of IBM where it divested a large chunk of assets from its portfolio to Daedalus Group LLC, headed by Ed Gomez a former Altitude Capital and Walker Innovation executive, for a hefty price of $9 million has stood out in particular because of the USPTO assignment document. The transfer of 500 US … Continue reading Daedalus Blue Infringement Suit Against Oracle

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Ex Parte Interim Orders: Ex Parte Relief

Justice delayed is justice denied. One need not be lawyer to understand the gravity of the legal maxim as this is Magna Carta of the Constitution of India. The problem of delay becomes graver when justice is to be imparted in a situation where a litigation is progressing after an ex parte injunction order, which … Continue reading Ex Parte Interim Orders: Ex Parte Relief

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Fighting With Infodemic Is The Need Of An Hour: Covid-19 Pandemic

At the very outset, TikTok reportedly censors materials globally which is deemed politically sensitive to the Chinese Communist Party, including content related to the recent Hong Kong protests, as well as references to Tiananmen Square, Tibetan and Taiwanese independence, and the treatment of Uighurs. I suggest the reading of https://www.lawfareblog.com/unpacking-tiktok-mobile-apps-and-national-security-risks to know more on how … Continue reading Fighting With Infodemic Is The Need Of An Hour: Covid-19 Pandemic

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