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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…

Intellectual Property Rights | Trade Mark

Vicco Laboratories, Bombay v. Hindustan Rimmer, Delhi

Vicco Laboratories, Bombay v. Hindustan Rimmer, Delhi AIR 1979 Delhi 114 Plaintiff was manufacturing and marketing since 1965 vanishing cream containing turmeric and sandal wood under the name of Vicco Turmeric Vanishing Cream. Plaintiff had been marketing the said cream in tubes in cartons. The carton and tubes had a distinctive get up and colour…