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IPpetite – Serving 21

  1. WTO may consider India’s proposal regarding IPR waiver on Covid-19 vaccines, could result in decrease in costs As per reports, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) is mounting to seriously consider the India – South Africa proposal for the… Continue Reading →

Champagne And Passing Off: The Case Of Bollinger v Costa Brava Wine Co. Ltd. Revisited

Anushka Agarwal revisits the celebrated Bollinger case. She provides a detailed analysis of the Classic Trinity test laid down in this case and examines if it is still relevant. The article also explains the difference between the remedy of passing-off and trademark infringement.

IPpetite – Serving 20

1. Barclays takes action against patent trolls Recently, Barclays, a major European headquartered bank, the first of its kind, joined the LOT Network and Open Invention Network Community to oppose the abuse of Intellectual Property Rights by patent trolls. Patent… Continue Reading →

IPpetite – Serving 19

1. ICAR-CPCRI bags patent for coconut kernel slicing machine Recently, the Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (ICAR-CPCRI)-Kasargod, Kerala was granted a national patent for its invention – ‘Manually Operated Coconut Kernel Slicing Machine’ by the Indian Patent Office. The machine… Continue Reading →

IPpetite – Serving 18

  1. Utah-based fantasy theme park sues Taylor Swift for trademark infringement A fantasy-themed amusement park in Utah – Evermore is suing Taylor Swift for trademark infringement over her latest album, that was named the same. The park alleged that… Continue Reading →

IPpetite – Serving 17

    1. Olaplex, L’Oréal lose Fed Circuit appeals over haircare patent L’Oréal and Olaplex have failed to convince the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to overturn a decision on keratin treatment patent claims. In a decision… Continue Reading →

IPpetite – Serving 16

1. Shell Awarded 5.5 Million RMB in Chinese Trademark Infringement Case The Beijing Intellectual Property Court recently awarded 5.5 Million RMB (~$851 thousand USD) as damages and expenses to Shell International and Shell China for trademark infringement regarding their automobile… Continue Reading →

IPpetite – Serving 15

  1. Graffiti artist Futura is suing fashion brand The North Face, claiming the company is using a copy of his Atom design on its products without permission In a complaint filed at the US District Court for the Central… Continue Reading →

IPpetite – Serving 14

1. Serum Institute of India faces litigation over ‘Covishield’ trademark A commercial court in Pune has issued a notice to Serum Institute of India (SII) regarding its ‘Covishield’ trademark. An injunction suit was filed against SII’s use of the brand… Continue Reading →

IPpetite – Serving 13

1. Bajaj Auto Purchases Intellectual Property Rights of American Motorcycle Brand Excelsior-Henderson A second Trademark has been filed for the name ‘Excelsior-Henderson’ by Bajaj Auto. The trademark was filed with the European Union Intellectual Property Office under the category of… Continue Reading →

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