Transborder reputation and passing off claims in trademarks

Reputation is the foundation behind any brand and is indeed a significant selling point for most famous brands. As trademarks are territorial, their rights are only protected in countries or regions where they are registered. Hence, several brands/companies that file passing off claims of their goods or services must prove a trans-border reputation in the particular territory....
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Infringement of ‘HARRY POTTER’ – Delhi High Court rules in favor of Warner Bros Entertainment INC

Warner Bros Entertainment INC secured ex-parte ad interim injunction against Mr. Ishant Kashiwal trading as Hogwarts Cafe for infringement of their well-known trademark HOGWARTS and HARRY POTTER...
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Calcutta High Court safeguards misuse of IIHM acronyms, rules in favor of Salt Lake Society for Hotel Management

Calcutta High Court safeguards misuse of IIHM acronyms and rules in favor of Salt Lake Society for Hotel Management in trademark infringement and passing off case....
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