Friday, April 10, 2020

“ The comparative advertising campaign should thus be ‘comparison positive’. Advertisements often contain valuable information for the consumers and can promote healthy competition in the market. If this is the message conveyed, Courts would be resilient and allow the negative derivatives of comparison. This is because the final outcome is positive. However, if it can […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

“Chhapaak” Set To Release On January 10 As Bombay HC Refuses Relief To Writer Who Claimed Copyright Infringement By Filmmakers Nitish Kashyap 8 Jan 2020 6:20 PM Deepika Padukone starrer movie “Chhapaak” based on the life of Laxmi Agarwal, an acid attack victim will be released on the scheduled date of January 10 as Bombay […]

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 Viewpoint – A Stitch in Time saves Nine: Steps to Protect Intellectual Property of Start-Ups Bar & Bench Jul 14, 2019, 11:40 AM IST Meghna Mishra and Arjit Benjamin Start-ups are nowadays being looked at as a catalyst to an economy’s development, as they not only help in augmenting the overall GDP of the country […]

Plea To Stay ‘Chhapaak’ Movie: Copyright Can’t Be Claimed On True Events; Meghna Gulzar Tells Bombay HC Nitish Kashyap 8 Jan 2020 10:45 AM Meghna Gulzar, Director of the movie ‘Chhapaak’ filed an affidavit before the Bombay High Court on Tuesday and told the Court that it was a settled law that copyright cannot be […]

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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