TRADEMARKS

Bombay High Court in a case[1] restrained the other side, the Yogi from using the trademark ‘THE YOGI’ and from using the impugned website www.theyogi.store or any other trademark deceptively similar to the mark ‘YOGI’. The mark ‘YOGI’ is a well-known mark owned by Yogi Ayurvedic Products Pvt. Ltd’s (YAPL). YAPL argued that its predecessors-in-title adopted the mark about 10 or 11 years ago in 1999-2000. YAPL also got manufacturing licenses for its ayurvedic preparation, wherein, the first license was granted on 22nd February 2002.

Delhi High Court in a case[2] restrained RSH Global Private Limited from, inter alia, using, manufacturing, or selling, the “Joy Intense Moisture” moisturizing lotion due to carrying deceptively similar trade dress to Nivea’s products. BEIERSDORF AG argued that their brand ‘NIVEA’ is well-known mark and people relate to the blue color scheme to the company and no one else.

Bombay High Court in a case[1] restrained Kaluram Gopal Sharma from using the mark SIYARAM’S and/or any mark and/or expression identical with and/or deceptively and/or confusingly similar in any manner to the mark SIYARAM’S.  The owners of the mark SIYARAM’S argued that it was founded in 1978 as a private limited company. It went public in 1980. Even before it was incorporated, its promoters were in the business of textile piece goods with the mark SIYARAM. The company is the registered proprietor not only of SIYARAM and SIYARAM’S but also several formative or derivative marks where either or both of these words are a

PATENTS

Delhi High Court in a case[1] restrained Chiral Biosciences Limited and its directors, employees, officers, servants, agents, and all others acting for and on its behalf from manufacturing, using, selling, distributing, advertising, exporting, offering for sale, and in any other manner, directly or indirectly, dealing in either API or intermediates or any product, that infringes the patented products of Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp’s (MSD)  including the medicines such as Sitagliptin or any of its pharmaceutically acceptable salts, including Sitagliptin Phosphate Monohydrate.

Bombay High Court in a case[1] restrained Biowil Formulation from using the trademark CANDISHINE or any other trademark being deceptively similar to the Glenmark Pharmaceutical’s trademark CANDID and the CANDID series of marks.

GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION

Farmers from the Hati area of Sirmaur district in Himachal Pradesh have filed an application for a Geographical Indication tag for their unique “ginger powder” that Bella valley has a high ginger Productivity and its product ginger powder require protection. grown in the Bella Valley.

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