Intellectual Property Rights | Passing Off | Trade Mark | Uncategorized

Parakh Vanijya Private Limited v. Baroma Agro Product and Ors.

Parakh Vanijya Private Limited v. Baroma Agro Product and Ors.  2018 (76) PTC 1 (SC) Brief Facts: Plaintiff claimed to use the mark ‘MALABAR’ for Biryani Rice from 2001. Defendants started to use the mark ‘MALABAR GOLD’ for Biryani Rice. Plaintiff filed a suit in 2012 for infringement of trade mark and passing off against…

Intellectual Property Rights | Trade Mark

Pearl Retail Solutions Pvt. Ltd. v. Pearl Education Society

Pearl Retail Solutions Pvt. Ltd. v. Pearl Education Society 2014 (58) PTC 26 (DEL) Facts: The Plaintiff, Pearl Retail Solutions, was user of the trade mark ‘Pearl Academy of Fashion’ in respect of an educational institute since 1993. The trademark was registered in 2005 with the disclaimer of the words ‘Academy of Fashion’. The Defendant…

Intellectual Property Rights | Trade Mark

Takkar (India) Tea Company Vs. Soongachi Tea Industries Pvt. Ltd.

Takkar (India) Tea Company v. Soongachi Tea Industries Pvt. Ltd. 2010 (44) PTC 90 (Del) Intellectual Property Appellate Board held that the mark of the Petitioner, being ‘GOLD LEAF’ is similar to the mark of the Respondent being ‘SONA’ for tea leaves and denied registration of the same. Aggrieved by the said order, the Petitioner…