SUPREME COURT GIVES DELHI HIGH COURT EIGHT WEEKS TO FINALISE AMENDMENTS TO ENSURE SPEEDY DISPOSAL OF ORIGINAL IPR SUITS

The Supreme Court bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and Navin Sinha, gave the Delhi High Court, eight weeks to finalise amendments to its Original Side Rules and Practice Directions, in order to ensure speedy disposal of original Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) suits.

Earlier, the bench took note of the report submitted by the Registrar General of the High Court of Delhi dated 13 October 2017 pursuant to the previous order of the Supreme Court dated 16th August, 2017.   The report provided details of amendments being contemplated.  The High Court sought 12 more weeks, as it is currently in the process of preparing the first draft of the amendments.

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DELHI HC UPHOLDS ORDER RESTRAINING DPS WORLD FOUNDATION FROM USING BRAND NAME ‘DPS’

News Date: 12 Apr 2017
Delhi High Court has upheld a Single Bench order restraining DPS World Foundation from using registered mark/name “DPS” or any other mark identical or deceptively similar to registered mark of plaintiff Delhi Public School.

 

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BOMBAY HC GRANTS NO RELIEF TO ZEE IN COPYRIGHT CASE ON KID’S TALENT SHOW ‘INDIA’S BEST DRAMEBAAZ’

News Date: 10 Apr 2017
Bombay High Court has refused to grant any relief to Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd and dismissed the notice of motion in a commercial suit filed against Sony Pictures, alleging copyright infringement.

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DELHI HIGH COURT UPHOLDS ARBITRATOR’S AWARD DIRECTING TRANSFER OF DOMAIN NAME ‘GOOGLEE’ TO GOOGLE INC

News Date: 05 Apr 2017

Delhi HC has upheld arbitrator’s award directing a man to transfer his registered domain name ‘Googlee’ to Google Inc. on the grounds that the name of the homepage was a “slavish” imitation of the most widely used search engine.

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DELHI HC IN BT COTTON PATENT CASE: MONSANTO TERMINATION OF NUZIVEEDU SEEDS SUB-LICENCE PACT ILLEGAL

News Date: 28 Mar 2017

Delhi High Court, while ruling that Monsanto Technology LLC’s termination of its sub- licence agreement with Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd was illegal and arbitrary, has said the royalty or trait fee payable for use of Monsanto’s patented Bt cotton technology would be as per Government stipulations.