Let us take a look at a recent Jewelry Trademark Case decided by a Court in India.
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The applicant used the words ‘M.P. JEWELLERS’ and /or ‘M. P.’ as its trading names and trade mark in respect of its business to distinguish its products. The said trade marks have been popular in the field of jewellery, precious and semi precious stones together with astrological consultancy services. Apart from the registered place of business at Ramakrishna Samadhi Road, Kolkata, the applicant also has branches in other places of Kolkata. The applicant is engaged in trading and marketing of all types of jewellery made of gold, silver and other precious metals. The said jewelleries are sold and marketed under the trade name and trade mark ‘M.P. JEWELLERS’ and / or ‘M.P.’. The said trade marks were registered and some of the applications for registrations in different languages are pending. The applicant is using the said marks continuously since 1945 and their turnover for the year 1988-89 was Rs.38,46,890 and the same rose to Rs.15,91,19,615 during the period 2002-03. Similarly the advertisement expenses of the applicant which was Rs.4,36,867 in the year 1988-89 rose to Rs.1,11,00,739 during the year 2002-03. Due to the long use of the mark, the public associates the same exclusively with the applicant. The applicant also initiated legal proceedings against M/s National MP Jewellers and another M/s New MP Jewellers for using the same mark.
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