Khaitan & Co successfully represented Jiangsu Flying Tiger Needles Co Ltd (Jiangsu) before the Hon’ble Court which passed an interim injunction in favour of Jiangsu in relation to infringement of its copyright and passing off of its trademark “FLYING TIGER”. As the Defendant (M/s Shree Singor Lubes) was a prior user and registered proprietor of the logo “Flying Tiger” in India, Jiangsu had filed the present suit on the basis of the Berne Convention by claiming its copyright registered in China. The Hon’ble Court after considering our submissions and on the basis of Jiangsu’s Copyright in China was pleased to restrain the Defendant from using the logo “Flying Tiger” in India. Ajay Bhargava (Partner), Ankur Sangal (Principal Associate), Pragya Mishra (Associate) and Shiva Tokas (Associate) represented the client on the transaction. Jiangsu Flying tiger Needles Co., Ltd is one of the biggest needle-producing enterprises in China, with more than 500 employees and 37,000 square meters of factory compound.
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