Delhi High Court grants injunction against identical AMIR’S mark

India

The Delhi High Court has granted an injunction restraining the registered trademark owner from using the mark AMIR’S, including the trade dress and get-up for manufacturing, selling and exporting henna and henna-based dyes. It held that the prior owner had been using the mark since 1996 and had acquired distinctiveness; the registered owner’s use was therefore likely to cause confusion and amounted to trademark infringement.

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