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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…

Intellectual Property Rights | Passing Off | Trade Mark

Hi-Tech Pipes Ltd. vs. Asian Mills Pvt. Ltd.

Hi-Tech Pipes Ltd. vs. Asian Mills Pvt. Ltd. 2006 (32) PTC 192 (Del.) Brief Facts: Plaintiff, Hi-Tech Pipes Ltd. was established in 1985 and started manufacturing steel pipes in 1988 under the trademark ‘Gujarat’. As per the Plaintiff, this trademark had acquired secondary meaning and distinctiveness on account of its open, regular, continuous, extensive and…