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Ultratech Cement versus Dalmia Cement: Bombay High Court on Protection of Components of Registered Marks


In a fairly straightforward case of trademark infringement and passing off, Justice S.C. Gupte of the Bombay High Court dismissed the plaintiff’s application for interim relief on the ground that there was no concrete likelihood of deception or confusion. While the case is otherwise quite unexceptional, the judgment makes for interesting reading because of the court’s lucid enunciation of the difference between a descriptive mark and a prominent/essential mark and the discussion on the rights of owners of registered trademarks…


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