Our Associate, Anand Kumar discusses “Rules of Procedure Are Hand Maiden To The Ends Of Justice: IPAB” “The Rules of Limitation are not meant to destroy the rights of parties but to ensure that the parties do not resort to dilatory tactics” observed the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB), in an appeal preferred by the […]

Our Associate, Sandeep Gupta discusses “Astrazeneca AB & Anr. Vs. Micro labs limited” Recently, in a patent infringement suit filed by AstraZeneca AB & Anr., the Hon’ble Delhi High Court granted an ex-parte ad-interim injunction restraining the Defendant, Micro Labs Ltd., from making commercial use of the Dapagliflozin drug. The case of the plaintiffs is […]

Our Associate, Caroline Mathews discusses “Delhi High Court grants Disney dynamic injunction to block 118 rogue websites” On July 27th, the Hon’ble Delhi High Court granted Disney Enterprises (“Disney”) a dynamic injunction against several web sites that were downstreaming Disney films and entertainment programs without licenses.  Disney contended that these websites were blatantly infringing upon […]

Our Associate, Aishwarya Pande discusses “Battle Over GLOW & HANDSOME: The ‘Un’fair Saga Continues” On July 6, 2020, a single judge of the Bombay High Court had granted ad-interim relief to Hindustan Unilever Limited (“HUL”) by directing Emami Limited (“Emami”) to give seven (7) days’ prior notice to HUL before initiating legal proceedings against HUL’s […]

Our Associate, Amay Jain discusses “Copyright Infringement and Passing off: Bombay High Court’s ruling in ITC v. Godfrey Philips” Recently, in ITC Limited v. Godfrey Philips (India) Limited[1], the Hon’ble Bombay High Court granted an interim injunction in favor of ITC Limited (“the Plaintiff”) in a suit for trade mark and copyright infringement, and passing-off. […]

Our Associate, Parth Agrawal discusses “Super Shine Industries restrained from using trademark and trade dress similar to Reckitt Benckiser’s mark and trade dress” Reckitt Benckiser India Pvt. Ltd, (“Reckitt Benckiser”) a subsidiary of the Reckitt Benckiser Group plc, one of the global leaders in health, hygiene and home products, owns various brands including COLIN and […]

Our Associate, Caroline Mathews discusses “Merck Obtains Ex-Parte Ad-Interim injunction” Recently, Merck Sharp & Dohme Corporation (“Plaintiff”), filed a suit against Kepnic Pharmaceutical (“Defendant”) for infringement of its drug Sitagliptin.   The Plaintiff, the registered owner of the patent resulting in the formulation of Sitagliptin, sold the product under the brand name JANUMET. Additionally, the […]

Our Associate, Abhilasha Rathore discusses “Export of a patented product in commercial quantities by a non-patentee amounts to infringement of patent rights” Recently, the Hon’ble Delhi High Court, in Bayer Intellectual Property GmbH & anr. v.Titan Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., reemphasized the need for protecting the interests of a patent holder. Bayer Intellectual Property GmbH (“Plaintiff”) […]

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, Sandeep Gupta discusses “Delhi High Court Injuncts User of Three-Letter Mark” Recently in two separate suits for infringement of trade mark and passing-off filed by USV Private Limited, the Delhi High Court granted ex-parte ad-interim injunctions against unrelated parties, Akme Biotec and Paksons Pharmaceutical Pvt. Ltd.  USV alleged that it is the registered […]