Intellectual Property Rights | Passing Off | Trade Mark

H & M Hennes & Mauritz Ab & Anr. v. HM Megabrands Pvt. Ltd. & Ors.

2018 (74) PTC 229 (Del) Brief facts: Plaintiff, was a well-known designer, marketer, and seller of wide and varied fashionable clothing collection and ancillary product and services for women, men, teenagers, and children. To firmly and formally establish its presence in India, Plaintiff No. 1 claimed to have incorporated its subsidiary H & M Hennes…

Case List-IPR | Intellectual Property Rights | Patent | Uncategorized

V. Manicka Thevar Vs. Star Plough Works

V. Manicka Thevar Vs. Star Plough Works, Melur AIR 1965 Madras 327 Appellant filed a suit against the Respondent for permanent injunction from manufacturing and selling certain patterns of ploughs on the ground that the same was an infringement of the Appellant’s patent. The Appellant secured an interim injunction, but, on an application filed by…

Basic Principles of Contract | Contract Law

Cory Brothers & Co. v “Mecca” (Owners of Turkish Steamship)

Cory Brothers & Co. v “Mecca” (Owners of Turkish Steamship) [1897] AC 286 (Debtor and Creditor – Appropriation of Payments – Right to Appropriate – Intention of Creditor) FACTS: Cory Bros. (CB) were holders of four dishonored bills of exchange from H Co., for services to latter’s steamships Mecca and Medina: first on account of…

Basic Principles of Contract | Contract Law

Smith v. Hughes

Smith v. Hughes (1871) LR 6 QB 597 (Mutual and Unilateral Mistake—Misrepresentation, Fraud—Condition, Warranty) FACTS: S (Smith) sued H (Hughes) for the price of oats sold and delivered, and for damages for not accepting the oats. S had offered to sell to H by sample a parcel of oats. According to H, S described the…