Category Archives: Intellectual Property

[Case Brief] Patel Field Marshal Agencies and Another V/s P.M. Diesels Ltd. and Others – Supreme Court of India

Brief facts and Procedural History- The present civil appeal before the Supreme Court has been filed by Patel Field Marshal Agencies (“Appellant”) against the company PM Diesels Ltd. (“Respondent”). The respondent was the registered owner of three trademarks, the common feature of all of these trademarks are the words “Field Marshal”. In the year 1989, […]

[Case Brief] Yahoo!,Inc. v/s Akash Arora and Another, 1999

Brief Facts and Procedural History- In the present case, a decree of permanent injunction is sought against the defendants (Akash Arora), their partners, servants, agents from operating any business and/or selling, offering for sale, advertising and in any manner dealing in any services or goods on the Internet or otherwise under the trademark or domain […]

[Case Brief] Tata Sons Ltd. and Another v/s Arno Palmen and Another, 2013

Brief Facts and Procedural history- The present suit is instituted by Tata Sons Ltd. (Plaintiffs No 1) and Tata Info-tech Ltd.  (Plaintiff No. 2) in order to seek permanent injunction against the defendants from using the trademark/domain name www.tatainfotech.in or any other mark/domain name which is identical with or deceptively similar to the plaintiffs trademark […]

[Case Brief] Biswanath Prasad Radhey Shyam v/s Hindustan Metal Industries, 1979

Brief Facts and Procedural History M/s Hindustan Metal Industries, (hereinafter called “the plaintiff”) is a registered partnership firm carrying on the business of manufacturing brass and German silver utensils at Mirzapur. M/s Bishwanath Prasad Radhey Shyam, (hereinafter called “the defendant”) is a concern carrying on the business of manufacturing dishes and utensils in Mirzapur. On […]