The popular soft drink brand, Pioma Industries, brand owner of Rasna, has filed a law suit against an upcoming Gujarati Film titled ‘Rasna No Dabbo’. In the suit, it claimed that the film not only infringes the Trade Mark but also defames it. Pioma has sought directions from the court to restrain release of the film.
For more than a year, Microsoft has been working to shut down a Russian hacking group called Fancy Bear. A Virginian district court heard Microsoft’s request for a permanent injunction and default judgment against Fancy Bear on July 21.
DLF Limited, a real estate giant based out of Gurgaon had filed a trademark infringement suit against Stanley Lifestyles Ltd an entity engaged in the business of shopping mall. Plaintiff leveled allegations that the defendants are infringing Plaintiff’s trademark EMPORIO by adopting the mark ‘Global Living Emporio’ in respect to similar services.
The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHIL) reversed the 2014 decision of the agency’s Bureau of Legal Affairs (BLA) granting Jolliville’s appeal for the registration of its corporate name. Jollibee, a fast-food giant filed a notice of opposition in 2013 against Jolliville, a property firm when the latter filed for registration of the corporate name and logo featuring the word ‘Jolliville’.
The Japanese gaming company, Nintendo has filed a trademark application in Japan for the term ‘Nintendo Check-In’ under Class 41. The news was released by the Twitter account of trademark bot, which automatically tweets out any public Japanese trademark application filed. The application also includes a logo which displays the well-known Mario’s cap inside the iconic map location symbol. No further details have been revealed till date.
The Trademarks Registry, Kolkata has granted trademark registration for the unique pattern of blue and white strips that the world associates with Mother Teresa. Missionaries of Charity, an organization started by Saint Teresa of Kolkata are now the intellectual property owners of the iconic white, blue striped saree.