Sat. Mar 2nd, 2024


The Delhi High Court has issued an interim order restraining a Gujarat-based information platform working as ‘AAJ TAK WATCH NEWS’ from utilizing the ‘Aaj Tak’ trademark or any deceptively related mark.

The order is available in response to a trademark infringement swimsuit filed by Living Media India Private Limited, house owners of the favored Hindi information channel Aaj Tak.

Justice Anish Dayal additionally prohibited the defendants from incorporating ‘Aaj Tak’ of their domains or electronic mail addresses, instructing the elimination of any social media handles containing allegedly infringing marks.

The interim order stays efficient till the courtroom reconsiders the case on May 16.

The courtroom’s resolution follows Living Media India’s declare that the Gujarat-based firm, owned by Jay Jayeshbhai Tank, was utilizing the ‘Aaj Tak’ trademark for a YouTube channel and a newspaper named ‘AAJTAK WATCH’.

The courtroom discovered {that a} prima facie case favoured Aaj Tak, prompting the issuance of the interim order.

The courtroom mentioned that if the defendant fails to conform inside two weeks, area title registrars ought to droop/block the defendant’s web sites, and social media platforms should deactivate accounts or channels containing the allegedly infringing marks.

 

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