Passing Off and Infringement of Trademarks - India

25 Pages Posted: 19 Mar 2014

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Manzoor Laskar

Symbiosis International University

Date Written: March 28, 2013

Abstract

This paper discusses the principles of passing off and infringement action under the Trademarks Act, 1999. It provides for what acts constitute passing off and infringement of trademarks, what are the remedies available, who can sue and be sued and the defenses available in case of trademark violation. The paper also discusses the factors to be considered in case of passing off and infringement action along with different judicial pronouncements given by Indian Courts.

Keywords: trademark law in india, trademark act, 1999, infringement of trademarks, passing off action in trademarks, infringement and passing off trademark

Suggested Citation

Laskar, Manzoor, Passing Off and Infringement of Trademarks - India (March 28, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2410451 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2410451

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