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Gorbatschow Wodka K.G. v. John Distilleries Limited

2011 (47) PTC 100 (Bom) Brief Facts: The Plaintiff was a wholly owned subsidiary of Henkell & Co. Sektkellerei KG, headquartered in Germany. Plaintiff had acquired the registration of the shape of its bottle used for selling Vodka in a number of countries. In 2008, Plaintiff applied for the registration of the shape of its…

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Koninklijke Philips Electronics Ltd. v. Remington Consumers Products Ltd.

Koninklijke Philips Electronics Ltd. v. Remington Consumers Products Ltd. C-299/99 European Court of Justice Brief Facts: Plaintiff was the registered proprietor of the following shape mark: In 1966, Philips developed a new type of three headed rotary electric shaver. The three headed shape was registered as a trade mark in the year 1985. In 1995,…