Intellectual Property Rights | Trade Mark | Uncategorized

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…

Intellectual Property Rights | Passing Off | Trade Mark

Diageo Brands B.V. and Ors. v. Khoday Breweries Ltd. & Ors.

Diageo Brands B.V. and Ors. v. Khoday Breweries Ltd. & Ors. 03.09.2014 In the High Court of Delhi Plaintiff filed a suit for permanent and mandatory injunction for infringement of registered trademarks, for passing off, unfair competition and damages Plaintiff’s Case: Plaintiffs are the owners of the world’s best known brands such as JOHNNIE WALKER…