Rica S.p.A v. Jatin Hemendrabhai Vora trading as M/s Parul Marketing & Anr., Delhi High Court decision dt. 20/09/2021 in CS(COMM) 459/2021.

Recently, the Delhi High Court granted RICA S.p.A. (“Plaintiff”), the prior registrant and user of the mark RICA in relation to #cosmetic products, including hair removal wax, an ad-interim #injunction against use of the mark REAL RICA/REAL RICA WAX by Jatin Hemendrabhai Vora, trading as M/s Parul Marketing (“Defendant”).

The Plaintiff claimed that the Defendant had filed an application for the mark REAL RICA WAX covering “hair removing wax”, which was published in August 2021 and has been opposed by the Plaintiff.

The court, based on the Plaintiff’s submissions, granted an #exparte order restraining the Defendant from using the mark REAL RICA/REAL RICA WAX for hair removal products, till the next date of hearing.