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Imperial Tobacco Co. of India Ltd. v. Registrar of Trade Marks and Anr.

Imperial Tobacco Co. of India Ltd. v. Registrar of Trade Marks and Anr. AIR 1968 Calcutta 582 Brief facts: The Appellant applied for Registration of the mark “Simla” under Part A of the Register. A Show Cause Notice was issued to the Appellant stating that the word “Simla” is a geographical name and registrable only…

Domain Names | Intellectual Property Rights | Trade Mark

D’zine Garage Pvt. Ltd. vs. D’zine Cafe FZE

D’zine Garage Pvt. Ltd. vs. D’zine Cafe FZE AND D’zine Cafe FZE vs. D’zine Garage Pvt. Ltd. Decided On: 09.10.2007 Key Words: service mark, domain name, phonetically similar, prior user, online communication, website, class 35, publici juris, generic word, distinctiveness FACTS:  The respondent/plaintiff (P) was carrying on the business of a leading interactive agency, specializing in online communication  for a…