There will be confusion in the market, especially, in the nature of the product being Cookies, sold in the shelves of supermarkets, any ordinary customer looking at the shelf is bound to be deceived. Therefore, the product of ITC Ltd. is deceptively similar to that of Britannia.
“That defendants have chosen to imitate the manner in which plaintiff prints its logo is itself testimony to the goodwill and reputation of plaintiff, in the perception of defendant itself.”
“Listings play a crucial role in online marketing and sales. Copying of listings also indicates that defendant is trying to pass off its products as that of plaintiff, in view of the point-of-sale confusion that becomes clearly possible.”
“The defendants are allowed to use the mark ‘Imperial Vat No.1’ as their trade mark for any fresh manufacture, along with the proposed packaging/label/get up and with the emblem/coat of arms, without the mark/name ‘Green Valley’.”
Delhi High Court grants injunction against Cipla Healthcare from using the marks Gluco-C or Gluco-D either by themselves or as part of the marks Prolyte Gluco-C ++ or Prolyte Gluco-D ++ being deceptively similar to the plaintiff registered marks GLUCON-C or GLUCON-D respectively.
A consumer of average intelligence and imperfect recollection who has earlier purchased and had the OREO cookie would, when he sees the FAB!O cookie pack, be clearly likely to associate the FAB!O cookie with the OREO cookie that he had earlier enjoyed (ass uming he did). That, by itself, satisfies the test of —initial interest confusion.
In the present case, Sukam Systems (P) Ltd. alleged infringement and passing of by Lithium Power Energy (P) Ltd. of its registered trade marks ‘Su-Kam’, ‘BIG conqueror Tubular Battery’ and ‘BIG Warrior Tubular Battery’.
Delhi High Court: In a case filed by a US based company for protection of its mark ‘JOHN DEERE’ and
Delhi High Court: C. Hari Shankar, J., addressed a matter regarding passing off and granted interim relief. Plaint alleged that defendant 1