Our Associate, Vishesh Kumar discusses “Mattel’s Rainforest Family protected by the Delhi High Court” Recently the Delhi High Court, in Mattel Inc. v. Present Enterprises & Ors., granted an injunction in favour of the plaintiff restraining the defendants from infringing the copyright in characters of the ‘Rainforest Family’, a set of six animal cartoon characters created […]

Our Associate, Vishesh Kumar discusses “AAJ TAK – Sabse Tez in catching trademark infringers too” Recently the Delhi High Court, in Living Media Ltd. & Anr. v. WWW.NEWS-AAJTAK.CO.IN & Ors., granted an ad-interim injunction in favour of the plaintiff restraining the defendants from infringing the ‘AAJ TAK’ trademark. The plaintiff, one of India’s leading news […]

Our Associate, Vishesh Kumar discusses “No free ride on EXIDE – The Delhi High Court’s decision in Exide Industries Ltd. v. Krishna International & Ors” Recently the Delhi High Court, in Exide Industries Ltd. v. Krishna International & Ors., granted an ex-parte ad-interim injunction in favour of the plaintiff restraining the defendants from infringing the […]

Our Associate, Vishesh Kumar discusses “Balancing commercial and research interests in a patent – The Delhi High Court’s judgment in Pfizer Inc and Ors. v. Shivalik Rasayan Ltd” Recently the Delhi High Court, in Pfizer Inc and Ors. v. Shivalik Rasayan Ltd.., granted an ad-interim injunction in favour of the plaintiffs restraining the defendant from […]

Our Associate, Vishesh Kumar discusses ” The Scope of Amendment of Pleadings in a Civil Suit” On March 16, 2020, a Division Bench of the Delhi High Court, in D&H India Ltd. v. Superon Schweisstechnik, decided a highly contentious question of amendments to complaints filed in suits for trademark infringement and passing off.  By this […]

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has defined trade secret as “any confidential business information which provides an enterprise a competitive edge. The unauthorized use of such information by persons other than the holder is regarded as an unfair practice and a violation of the trade secret”‘[1] When compared to other types of intellectual property, […]

Recently the Bombay Stock Exchange and well-known comedian, Kunal Kamra, engaged in a battle on Twitter in connection with Mr. Kamra’s use of a photoshopped image of the iconic Bombay Stock Exchange (“BSE”) building in his tweets. BSE’s concern over the issue emanates from its trademark registration for the three-dimensional representation of the BSE building […]