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flIPstaan: ‘ANGREZI MEDIUM’ AND THE NECESSITY OF MAINTAINING STRONG BRANDS

SEASON 1 EPISODE 3 – 27th September, 2020 “Aur Jahaan Tak Mhaari Beti Ka Sawaal Hai Wo To Trueford University Jaakar Rahegi, Nahi To Main Ghasiteram Todarmal Ko Par-Poto Nahi” – Champak Bansal, Angrezi Medium Introduction The above quoted dialogue could be loosely translated as “And so far as my daughter is concerned, she will…

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Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba v. Tosiba Appliances and Ors.

Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba v.  Tosiba Appliances and Ors. 2008 (37) PTC 394 (SC) Brief Facts: Appellant officially adopted the name Toshiba Corporation only in 1984, it had registered (and was using) the mark “TOSHIBA” in a number of countries (including India) way back in 1953. Since 1953, the Appellant had acquired about 35 trademark registrations…

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Kaveri Hotels Private Limited Vs. Intellectual Property Appellate Board & Anr.

Kaveri Hotels Private Limited Vs. Intellectual Property Appellate Board & Anr. IN THE HIGH COURT OF GUJARAT AT AHMEDABAD Decided On: 06.01.2015 Facts: An application for registration of a trade mark was filed by one Mr. Gulraj Vaswani, as the proprietor of CHOKHI DHANI, to register the mark (logo) ‘Chokhi Dhani’ in respect of ‘food…

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Satyam Infoway Ltd v. Sifynet Solutions (P) Ltd.

Satyam Infoway  Ltd v. Sifynet Solutions (P) Ltd.;   AIR 2004 SC 3540 FACTS The Respondent (Sifynet Solutions (P) Ltd.) had registered domain names www.siffynet.com and www.siffynet.net which were similar to the Plaintiff’s domain name www.sifynet.com. Appellant (Satyam Infoway Ltd.) had considerable reputation in the market and had registered the name ‘Sifynet’ and various other…