“Defendants are based out of India and are taking shelter under the technological tools to stay away from the Court, while continuing to operate the platform.”
As per a status report dated 20-11-2023, the use of the mark ‘AAJ TAK’ has been disabled on all channels, and the domain names have been either suspended, locked or blocked.
Technology has posed a major challenge for entities like the Plaintiffs as there is a proliferation of many platforms including websites from where unauthorised, unlicensed and pirated content of the Plaintiffs can be downloaded, accessed and viewed by customers and viewers.
The Delhi High Court granted permanent injunction to RPG Enterprises Ltd. for its mark ‘RPG’. Further, RPG Developers (P) Ltd. were restrained from offering/rendering any services using the impugned trade mark ‘RPG’ and/or ‘RPG DEVELOPERS’ and/or artistic work which was a colourable imitation of the plaintiff’s artistic work or any other trade mark/artistic work deceptively similar to the ‘RPG’ marks of the plaintiff. Additionally, Rs. 3 lakhs were awarded as damages to the plaintiff.
Delhi High Court: In a case filed by a US based company for protection of its mark ‘JOHN DEERE’ and
Delhi High Court: Pratibha M Singh, J. rejected to pass a permanent injunction order restraining GODADDY and other Domain Name Registrars (‘DNR’)
Delhi High Court: Pratibha M Singh, J. issued directions to the registrar of domain names whose offices are situated outside India and
Bombay High Court: G.S. Patel, J., while addressing a matter with regard to domain names registrations held that, Domain name Registrar can’t black