Case Note: Hawkins Cookers Limited v Murugan Enterprises

By Teesta Lahiri, National Law University, Odisha.

I. A Basic Introduction to Trademarks and Passing Off

For us, beginners at IP, before we proceed further to deal with a landmark judgement in the Trademarks Jurisprudence in India, it is essential that we become slightly better acquainted with two terms, ‘Trademarks’, the chief bone of contention and ‘Passing Off’, the contention. (more…)