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The Bombay High Court, vide Order dated 20th October 2021 in Endemol Shine Nederland Producties B.V. & Ors. v. Angel Singh aka Lucky Trading as 999 Productions & Ors. (COMIP(L)/28812/2021) (hereinafter, the “Order”) granted an ex parte ad interim injunction against the Defendants, who were shown to be organising...
Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (“Plaintiff”) filed before the Hon’ble Delhi High Court a case for infringement of its registered trademark in a Hindi feature film titled ‘Haathi Mere Saathi’. The matter was heard by The Hon’ble Justice Sanjeev Narula, and order was pronounced on 23rd March, 2021, in favour of...
About The Authors- Aditi Gupta and Harsh Kamdar are  fifth-year law students at the Institute of Law, Nirma University with keen interest in the field of Intellectual Property Rights and Media & Entertainment Law. Can “square packaging” of the chocolates provide exclusive rights to its owner? It was answered in affirmative in...
This article has been co-authored by me and Shayak Mitra, who is going to be a practising lawyer in Calcutta HC.  Background As most video-game aficionados would know, Sony’s much-awaited next-generation console – the PlayStation 5 (“PS5”) – is set to release in mid-November 2020 in numerous countries. However, India is...
Contextualization Crimes/wrongs are meant to be prevented for the smooth functioning of society. Right? But whether they are crimes per se i.e. wrong in every sense or they are a crime because the law says so and therefore worth stopping is a quintessential question of this debate (Read more here)....
For long there has been an ongoing debate about the selling of fairness creams in the Indian subcontinent. A question often asked by critics of such marketing strategies is whether fair is really lovely. However, earlier this month, a change was seen when Hindustan Unilever Limited renamed its bestselling...
Background The US’ premier football (or soccer, in truly American fashion) league – Major League Soccer (“MLS”) – has slowly but steadily built its name as a respectable league capable of producing promising, young talent and persuading big football stars to come ply their trade in North America. Players...
I. INTRODUCTION HT Media Ltd. had filed a suit against Brainlink International, Inc. before the Hon’ble Delhi High Court for restraining the plaintiff from (i) infringing the intellectual property rights of the plaintiff (i.e. using the impugned domain name www.hindustan.com or any other mark identical/deceptively similar to the Plaintiff’s trademarks)...
German automobile manufacturer, Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW or BMW AG) had obtained a favourable order from the Hon’ble Delhi Court against an e-rickshaw manufacturer being Om Balajee Automobile (India) Pvt. Ltd. trading in the name of DMW (Deshwar Motor Works). In July 2016, the Plaintiff had learnt of the...
The unpredictable litigations accompanying a film release makes me wonder if this is secretly a part of the marketing and promotion strategy of the film to be released! In this post we will discuss the judgment passed by the Hon’ble Delhi High Court pertaining to the Sonakshi Sinha starrer ‘Khandani...

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