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Bigtree Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. v. D. Sharma and Ors.

Bigtree Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. v. D. Sharma and Ors.  2019(77) PTC 411(Del) Plaintiff started using the mark “BOOKMYSHOW” in 2007 as a ticketing venture and had revenues of Rs. 150 Crores per year. Defendant was using “BOOKMYEVENT”. Plaintiff filed a suit against the Defendant for infringement and passing off in respect of its trade mark…

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Case List: Contract of personal services cannot be specifically enforced

A contract of personal service cannot be specifically enforced in a civil suit. Case List Jitendra Nath Biswas vs. M/s. Empire of India and Ceylon Tea Co. and Anr., 1989, Supreme Court, (1989) 3 SCC 582; Pearlite Liners Pvt. Ltd. vs. Manorama Sirsi, 2004, Supreme Court; (2004) 3 SCC 172; Apollo Tyres Ltd. vs. C.P. Sebastian, 2009,…



A foreign judgment which is conclusive under Section 13 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, can be enforced in India by: By filing an Execution Petition under Section 44A of the Civil Procedure Code (“CPC”)[1] (in case the conditions specified therein are fulfilled). By filing a suit upon the foreign judgment /decree.[2] In both…

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Case List: Jurisdiction in Cyberspace / Conflict of Laws

CASE LIST Sarl Louis Feraud International vs. Viewfinder, Inc.  No. 05-5927-CV, 2007 WL 1598057, 2nd Cir.(N.Y.) Compuserve, Inc. vs. Patterson, 89 F.3d 1257 (6th Cir. 1996) [Text] Zippo Manufacturing Co. vs. Zippo Dot Com, Inc., 952 F. Supp. 1119 (W.D. Pa. 1997) [Text] Panavision International, L.P. vs. Toeppen, 141 F.3d 1316 (9th Cir. 1998), aff’g 945…

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FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT Sony Corp. of America vs. Universal City Studios, Inc., 464 U.S. 417 (1984) [Full Text] Fonovisa, Inc. vs. Cherry Auctions, 76 F.3d 259 (9th Cir. 1996) [Full Text] CoStar Group, Inc. vs. LoopNet, Inc., 373 F.3d 544 (4th Cir. 2004)  Viacom International, Inc. vs. YouTube, Inc. 17 U.S.C Sec 512(c) Gordon Roy Parker v. Google, Inc.,…

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Case List: Cyber Defamation

INDIA SMC Pneumatics India Pvt. Ltd. v. Jogesh Kwatra, CS(OS) No. 1279/2001 (Delhi High Court, 2001) Avnish Bajaj vs. State, (2005) 3 CompLJ 364 Del (Delhi High Court, 2005) [Summary] Vyakti Vikas Kendra, India Public Charitable Trust Thr Trustee Mahesh Gupta & Ors vs. Jitender Bagga & Anr., CS(OS) No. 1340/2012 (Delhi High Court, 2012) [Summary] Google India Pvt. Ltd….