Intellectual Property Rights | Parallel Import | Trade Mark

Wipro Cyprus Private Limited v. Zeetel Electronics

Wipro Cyprus Private Limited v. Zeetel Electronics 2010 (44) PTC 307 (Mad) Key Words: parallel import, exhaustion, trade mark, FACTS: The Appellant in this case filed a suit for permanent injunction, restraining the Respondents from using the trade mark YARDLEY or any other phonetically similar expression in any media which can infringe the Applicant’s registered…

Intellectual Property Rights | Parallel Import | Trade Mark

Samsung Electronics Company Limited and Another v. G. Choudhary and Anr.

Samsung Electronics Company Limited and Another v. G. Choudhary and Another[1] FACTS: Samsung initially brought suit in the district court in Delhi seeking an injunction based upon a claim of trademark infringement against the unauthorized distributors from importing and distributing Samsung’s products. The district court denied the injunction. In appeal, the plaintiff prayed for an…

Intellectual Property Rights | Parallel Import | Trade Mark

Kapil Wadhwa v. Samsung Electronics

Kapil Wadhwa v. Samsung Electronics 2013 (53) PTC 112 (Del.) (DB) ISSUE: Whether the Indian Trade Marks Act, 1999 embodies the International Exhaustion Principle or National Exhaustion principle when the Registered Proprietor of Trade Mark places the goods in the market under Registered Trade Mark. FACTS: Samsung (Korea) and it’s Indian subsidiary Samsung India filed…