‘Pinch of spice’ not to be taken with ‘pinch of salt’

India

Mehar Wing Services Private Limited, owner of the mark PINCH OF SPICE, filed for trademark infringement and passing off against Jindal Restaurant for the mark PINCH OF SALT in relation to its restaurant business. The Delhi High Court found that the marks were distinct and the word 'pinch' was generic; therefore, Mehar had failed to establish a prima facie case.

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