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Corn Products Refining Co. v. Shangrila Food Products Ltd.

Corn Products Refining Co. v. Shangrila Food Products Ltd. AIR 1960 SC 142 Brief Facts: Shangrila Food Products (hereinafter referred to as the Respondent) was a manufacturer of biscuits. On November 5, 1949 the Respondent made an application to the Registrar for the registration of the mark “Gluvita” under the Trade Marks Act, 1940 (hereinafter…

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American Home Products Corporation v. Mac Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. and Anr.

American Home Products Corporation v. Mac Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. and Anr. 1986 (6) PTC 71(SC) Brief Facts: American Home Products Corporation (Appellant), was an American multi-national corporation dealing in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals. Geoffrey Manners & Co. Ltd. (“the Indian Company”) was a company registered as a public limited company in India. In 1956 the…