Friday, June 11, 2010

Civil Procedure Code, 1908

Order 39 Rules 1 and 2
Plaintiff obtaining ex parte injunction by completely suppressing in the plaint that vide written agreements dated 19th August, 2002 and 20th September, 2002 (filed by the defendant No. 2 along with written statement), the plaintiff had agreed to be the authorised stockist of the defendants and the said agreements were executed on the letter-head of the defendants, which clearly mentioned the name/mark 'PRINCE Auto Industries'.
Howevre plaintiff using the distinctive trademark 'PRINCE' in respect of accessories for use in cars as registered owner. Defendant had been dealing in auto accessories and had made a mark in its field of activity well before the plaintiff got registered the trademark 'PRINCE'
Conduct of the plaintiff unbecoming of the confidence impliedly imposed by the Court in a plaintioff to state material facts.

HELD Sale figures of the defendant No.2 were nearly four times the sale figures of the plaintiff Interim orders, vacated alongwith other directions.

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