Ex-Parte Injunction refused against use of word ‘BARBIE’ in a Bollywood song by Delhi High Court

In a recent ex-parte matter before the Delhi High Court, a case of Trademark dilution was filed by a famous toy maker for mark ‘BARBIE’ against the use of the word in the song ‘Barbie Girl’ of a recent Bollywood film. Continue reading “Ex-Parte Injunction refused against use of word ‘BARBIE’ in a Bollywood song by Delhi High Court”

Supreme Court stays operation of judgment by the Delhi High Court, which struck down section 24(5) of PPVFRA

Supreme Court of India has stayed operation of the Delhi High Court judgment, which struck down section 24(5) of the Protection of Plant Varieties & Farmers’ Rights Act [#PPVFRA], till the next hearing. Continue reading “Supreme Court stays operation of judgment by the Delhi High Court, which struck down section 24(5) of PPVFRA”

Guidelines for issuance of certified copies by Trademark Registry notified by High Court

The Delhi High Court has recently issued directions to Registrar of Trademarks for maintenance of trademark records and issuance of their certified copies. Continue reading “Guidelines for issuance of certified copies by Trademark Registry notified by High Court”