Posts Tagged "jurisdiction"

To do or not to do – Validity of the registration of a trade mark at an interlocutory stage 

Recently, the Bombay High Court heard two appeals together to rule on the same point of law, i.e., whether the Court could go into the question of validity of the registration of a trade mark at an interlocutory stage when the defendant takes up the defense of invalidity of registration of the plaintiff’s trademark in an suit of infringement.

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Bombay HC rules on the issue of jurisdiction and cause of action in a Trademark case

The Bombay High Court in the case of Dalmia Cement Bharat Limited v. Ultratech Cement Limited recently ruled on the issue of cause of action and jurisdiction of Courts in cases of trademark infringement and passing off. The Court discussed various aspects of Section 134 of the Trademarks Act in a very well-reasoned manner.

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