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Living Media India Ltd. and Ors. v. Alpha Dealcom Pvt. Ltd. and Ors.

Living Media India Ltd. and Ors. v. Alpha Dealcom Pvt. Ltd. and Ors. 2016 (66) PTC 200 (Del) Brief Facts: Appellant claimed to be a major media corporation in India. As per the Appellants, Appellant No. 1 was owner and publisher news magazine “INDIA TODAY”, since 1975. Appellant No. 1 also published a business magazine under…

Copyright | Intellectual Property Rights | Passing Off | Trade Mark

Mrs. Ishi Khosla v. Anil Aggarwal and Anr.

Mrs. Ishi Khosla v. Anil Aggarwal and Anr.; 2007 (34) PTC 370 (Del) Facts: Mrs. Ishi Khosla (Plaintiff) founded a sole proprietorship firm called ‘M/s. Whole Foods’, involved in the business of manufacturing and retailing ‘healthy and healing food products’. Although the Plaintiff applied for registration of the trademark – ‘Whole Foods’ somewhere around July, 2004,…

Intellectual Property Rights | Passing Off | Trade Mark

Rich Products Corporation & Anr. v Indo Nippon Food Limited

Rich Products Corporation & Anr. v Indo Nippon Food Limited 2010 (44) PTC 515 (Del) Brief Facts: Rich Corporation (Appellant) was the registered proprietor of the mark “RICH’S WHIP TOPPING” for ‘non-dairy topping, icing, filling and generally for other goods’ in Class 30 of the Trade Mark Rules. Appellant claimed that the word mark “WHIP…

Domain Names | Intellectual Property Rights | Passing Off | Trade Mark

Info Edge (India) Pvt. Ltd. and Anr. v. Shailesh Gupta and Anr.

Info Edge (India) Pvt. Ltd. and Anr. v. Shailesh Gupta and Anr. 98 (2002) DLT 499 Brief Facts: Plaintiff adopted the name ‘NAUKRI.COM’ in 1997 and since then the Plaintiff was carrying on the business under the aforesaid domain name. In 1999, Defendant registered two domain names ‘JOBSOURCEINDIA.COM’ & ‘NAUKARI.COM’ and was in the identical…

Intellectual Property Rights

ITC Limited v. Nestle India Ltd. – Curious case of ‘The Magic Noodles’

ITC Limited v. Nestle India Ltd. Decided on: 29.04.2015 In the High Court of Madras Image from here Facts: Plaintiff, being India’s foremost private Sector Companies, entered the Indian instant noodles market with Sunfeast Yippee! In two variants: (a) Yippee! Magic Masala and (b) Classic Masala. In March, 2013 Plaintiff came to know that the…

Intellectual Property Rights | Trade Mark

Bhole Baba Milk Food Industries Ltd. v. Parul food Specialities Pvt. Ltd.

Bhole Baba Milk Food Industries Ltd. v. Parul food Specialities Pvt. Ltd. 2011 (48) PTC 235 (Del.) (DB) Appellant was the proprietor of a label mark ‘KRISHNA’ having pictorial reflection of Lord Krishna standing on a lotus flower for dairy products. Appellant was also the registered proprietor of the word ‘KRISHNA’ written in a unique…