Bombay High Court
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The Court stated that physicians, doctors, and chemists are knowledgeable in their field, however they are not infallible, and in respect of medicinal and pharmaceutical products there cannot be any leeway for mistakes, since even a possibility of a mistake may prove fatal to the consumers.

Delhi High Court
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Notwithstanding the abolition of IPAB and the power of rectification reverting to the High Court, a Trial Judge would have to stay in its hands once it is apprised of pendency of a rectification.

Calcutta High Court
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Unfair advantage through conscious adoption of a competitor’s mark leads to potential confusion and deception”

Delhi High Court
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“What is striking, in this case, is that Respondent 1 has produced no document whatsoever which would prove their use since 1957, as claimed.”

Delhi High Court
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“The risk of having others bona fide using ‘JINDAL’ as a name for their products, and in the marks used on their products, is a risk that plaintiff consciously took, when it obtained registration of the mark ‘JINDAL’.”

Delhi High Court
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“Balance of convenience lies in favour of plaintiff, and they are likely to suffer irreparable harm in case the injunction, as prayed for, is not granted.”

letters patent appeal
Op EdsOP. ED.

by Aditya Rajagopal†

delhi high court
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“The terminus ad quem, by which date the plaintiff has to prove the acquisition of the requisite goodwill and reputation for a plea of passing off to succeed, is the date of commencement, by the defendant, of the rival mark.”

madras high court
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Madras High Court said that in respect of the motorcycle industry, the trade mark ‘Royal Enfield’ is well-known, not only in India, but also in abroad. Their annual reports also prove that their turnover runs into several hundreds of crores of rupees and they have carved a niche for themselves in the motorcycle industry.

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Op EdsOP. ED.

by Asavari Jain†

Legality of Posthumous Publicity Rights
Op EdsOP. ED.

by Dr Pratima Narayan*

delhi high court
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The mark having a combination of words and devices had to be considered as a whole for the purposes of grant of registration.

Bombay High Court
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Bombay High Court explained that there is no power vested in the police under Section 115(4) of Trade Marks Act, 1999 to seal the factory premises, where the incriminating articles are situated.

Op EdsOP. ED.

by Yash Vardhan Garu and Hetvi Mehta

Op EdsOP. ED.

by Kaushal Pandey†

Op EdsOP. ED.

by Aniket Aggarwal*

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Madras High Court: While deciding the question that whether the expression “Magic Masala” can qualify as a trademark and that whether it