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 | 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…

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 | Passing Off

SKYLINE EDUCATION INSTITUTE (PVT.) LTD. v. S.L. VASWANI & ANR.

Skyline Education Institute (Pvt.) Ltd. V. S.L. Vaswani & Anr. 2010 (42) PTC 217 (SC) Full Bench Facts: The Appellant, Skyline Education Institute, was a company imparting education and training to individuals in all disciplines of education. One of the Respondents, Satilila Charitable Society, was a society registered with the main object to establish colleges…