|

Consim Info Pvt. Ltd. Vs. Google India Pvt. Ltd. & Ors.

CITATION: 2013 (54) PTC 578 (Mad) FACTS In this case, the appellant was a private limited company providing online matrimonial services. In the course of its business, it had adopted several trademarks including, inter alia, Bharatmatrimony, Tamilmatrimony, Telugumatrimony, Assamesematrimony, etc. and registered several domain names with these word marks. The respondents (Google India and its parent…

|

Dell Case on Parallel Import/Trade Mark Exhaustion

Dell Case on Parallel Import/Trade Mark Exhaustion Key Words: parallel import, trade mark exhaustion, national exhaustion, international exhaustion FACTS: In this case, three Indian importers filed Bills of Entry for import clearance of Dell laptops. These laptops were imported into India from China. On examination of the goods it was found that they were subject…

|

CISCO Technologies v. Shrikanth

CISCO Technologies v. Shrikanth 2005 (31) PTC 538 (Del) Key Words: Parallel Import, Exhaustion, Trade Mark Act Facts In this case, plaintiff CISCO was selling its products used in computer hardware since the year 1984 under the trademark ‘CISCO’ and was using a ‘Bridge Device’. It was submitted that the product of the plaintiff is…

| |

Kapil Wadhwa v. Samsung Electronics

Kapil Wadhwa v. Samsung Electronics 2013 (53) PTC 112 (Del.) (DB) ISSUE: Whether the Indian Trade Marks Act, 1999 embodies the International Exhaustion Principle or National Exhaustion principle when the Registered Proprietor of Trade Mark places the goods in the market under Registered Trade Mark. FACTS: Samsung (Korea) and it’s Indian subsidiary Samsung India filed…