Intellectual Property Rights | Passing Off

Alfred Dunhill Limited v. Kartar Singh Makkar and Ors.

Alfred Dunhill Limited v. Kartar Singh Makkar and Ors. 1999 (19) PTC 294 (Del) Brief Facts: Plaintiff was a company incorporated under the laws of England and engaged in manufacturing and marketing a wide range of products including textiles under the trademark ‘DUNHILL’. Defendants were also engaged in manufacturing and selling the textile articles under…

Intellectual Property Rights | Trade Mark

Mars Incorporated v. Kumar Krishna Mukherjee & Ors.

Mars Incorporated v. Kumar Krishna Mukherjee & Ors. 2003 (26) PTC 60 (Del) Brief Facts: Plaintiff was the proprietor of the Trademark ‘MARS’, which was registered in India and in as many as 170 countries. It was used in respect of chocolates, confectionery, preserved food products and other foodstuffs in India. Defendants sought to incorporate…

Intellectual Property Rights | Trade Mark

M/s. Hindustan Radiators Co. vs. Hindustan Radiators Limited

M/s. Hindustan Radiators Co. vs. Hindustan Radiators Limited 1987 PTC 73 Brief Facts: Plaintiff, M/s. Hindustan Radiators Co., Station Road, Jodhpur was a partnership concern which was carrying its business since 1959 and was engaged in manufacturing various types of radiators to be used in vehicles like buses, trucks, jeeps, cars, cranes, compressors, etc. under…

Governing Law & Jurisdiction | Intellectual Property Rights | Procedural | Trade Mark

Pfizer Products Inc. v. Rajesh Chopra and Ors.

Pfizer Products Inc. v. Rajesh Chopra and Ors. 2006 (32) PTC 301 Del Brief Facts: Plaintiff had filed a suit for injunction for passing off and unfair competition. Plaintiff had approached the Delhi High Court and claimed it’s jurisdiction to entertain and try the Plaintiff’s suit on account of two factors: (a) The first factor…