Region: India

Fighting the hydra – dynamic injunctions and the future of online piracy in India

India is the latest jurisdiction to turn to dynamic injunctions in a bid to curb online piracy, but questions remain about how effective a weapon they will prove to be.

08 July 2020

India’s first-ever dynamic injunction and the future of online piracy

India is the latest jurisdiction to turn to dynamic injunctions in a bid to curb online piracy – but questions remain about how effective a weapon they will prove.

07 July 2020

Bombay High Court grants ex parte relief against defendant’s use of pharma mark

In a case involving the use of identical marks for prescription-only medicines and non-prescription products, the Bombay High Court has found that there was a clear case of trademark infringement and passing off.

07 July 2020

Despite controversy over claimed coronavirus cure, CORONIL may be hard to fight at the Indian registry

The trademark registry could become the focus of attention as it considers applications for the claimed coronavirus cure's name.

03 July 2020

Three steps to revolutionise brand protection in India

With the authorities making a renewed effort to hold the right people accountable for IP infringement, the time is ripe for brand owners and the government to work together to crack down on counterfeiting in the country.

01 July 2020

INTA unveils new website; Unilever tea sale; Indian consumers boycott Chinese brands – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at more brands overhauling racially-insensitive products in Asia and Australia, MARQUES launching a LGBT and gender survey, Puma and Nike continue to duke it out, and much more.

26 June 2020

Unauthorised branded face masks; Rolex opposition win; Josie Maran targets Amazon seller – news digest

In our latest edition, we look at Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream renaming Eskimo Pie, the owner of a Chinese pharmacy chain sentenced to jail for the sale of counterfeit masks, and much more.

23 June 2020

Ex parte order issued during covid-19 lockdown restrains foreign owner from using domain name internationally

The Delhi High Court has issued an ex parte order restraining US company Brainlink from using the domain name ‘hindustan.com’ and from proceeding further in its declaratory suit against HT Media before a US district court.

10 June 2020

BMW successfully prevents use of DMW for electric rickshaws

German multinational company BMW has obtained an ad interim injunction from the Delhi High Court against a local manufacturer of electric rickshaws.

05 June 2020

More counterfeit hotspots in India that brand owners should be aware of

In the latest instalment in our regular series on marketplaces around the world that are reportedly notorious for being counterfeit havens, we head back to India.

14 May 2020

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