Friday, April 10, 2020

IN THE HIGH COURT OF DELHI AT NEW DELHI %                                                                                                   Date of decision: 28th May, 2019 CS(COMM) 3/2018, IA No.90/2018 (u/O XXXIX R-1&2 CPC) & IA No.92/2018 (u/s 80(2) CPC) RAJ REWAL ….. PLAINTIFF Through:       Mr.  C.M.  Lall,  Sr.  Adv.  with  Mr. Vedanta Varma,  Ms.  Nancy  Roy, Mr. Rupin Bahl & Mr. Akhil Kumar Gola, […]

Obligations of Online Intermediaries to act against content infringing Trademark, What Delhi HC held Meera Emmanuel September 7 2019 FacebookTwitterWhatsAppShare0 The Delhi High Court recently had occasion to reiterate the obligations cast on online intermediaries when it comes to acting against online content that infringes intellectual property rights. In this regard, Justice Pratibha M Singh noted that while online intermediaries may not perform […]

Bombay HC restrains Chinese Jewellery Website from using the “ORRA” brand name [Read Order] Omkar Gokhale December 6 2019 The Bombay High Court recently restrained a Chinese website with operations in India from selling jewellery using the brand name ‘ORRA‘. ORRA Fine Jewellery Private Limited (ORRA), promoted by Russell Arun Mehta of Rosy Blue diamonds had moved the High Court seeking restraining orders against a Chinese […]

The Delhi High Court, over the course of a dozen interim orders between July 27 and August 12, 2019, has issued website blocking injunctions for ISPs to block dozens of websites and their mirror/redirect versions, including popular pirate websites Tamilrockers and eztv. The orders are available here. The ex-parte orders, passed in suits instituted by Warner […]

  Aparna Bhat LITIGATION NEWS Delhi HC directs Chhapaak filmmakers to give credit to lawyer Aparna Bhat in the film Aditi Singh Jan 11, 2020, 12:28 PM IST The Delhi High Court today directed makers of film, Chhapaak to give credit to the acid attack survivor, Laxmi Agarwal’s lawyer, Aparna Bhat, during the screening of the […]

Bangalore Court restrains Curefit from launching, allied services in suit by Book Your Gym Meera Emmanuel August 24 2019 Fitness service provider, Book Your Gym (BYG) has obtained an ex-parte interim injunction from a Bangalore Court restraining new entrant Curefit (and its subsidiary Cultfit) from launching services akin to those offered by BYG. The Principal City Civil and Sessions Court passed an interim order to […]

Playing songs during marriage function, religious ceremonies not Copyright violation; No license required Murali Krishnan September 1 2019 FacebookTwitterWhatsAppShare348 Utilisation of any sound recording during the course of a religious ceremony including marriage procession and any other social festivities associated with marriage does not amount to copyright violation, the Central government has clarified. Hence, no license is required to be obtained […]

      2019  (77) PTC  379 (DELHI) DELHI HIGH COURT SINGLE BENCH RODERICK JOHN ANDREW MACKENZIE — Appellant Vs. HIMALAYAN HELI SERVICES PVT LTD. — Respondent ( Before : Mukta Gupta, J. ) Civil Suit (Os) No. 205 of 2009, 210 of 2009; Criminal Miscellaneous Appeal No. 5011 of 2009 Decided on : 08-01-2019 Copyright Act, 1957 – Section 15, […]

The Court granted an ex parte interim injunction restraining the Respondents from infringing and passing off the Petitioner’s mark “KITPLY” by using various marks containing “KIT” in respect of furniture. The Court noted that the Petitioner had prima facie substantiated its case, and the Respondents were also infringing the Petitioner’s copyrights and its tagline. ORDER […]

Delhi Court Directs ‘Chhappak’ Makers To Give Credits To Contributions Of Adv Aparna Bhat LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK 9 Jan 2020 1:24 PM A Delhi Court on Thursday directed the makers of film ‘Chhappak’ to show the name of Advocate Aparna Bhat in credits to acknowledge her contributions. Advocate Aparna Bhat was the lawyer of Lakshmi […]

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