Suhaimi bin Arifin v Azneeta bt Yazib

2nd November, 2018

Malaysia: Damages granted for loss of exclusivity of use and loss of goodwill of trade mark In a recent decision, Suhaimi Bin Arifin (trading as SF Infinity Resources,-hereinafter knows as the Plaintiff)……

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MALAYSIA: A (REYNOX) FAMILY FEUD

15th January, 2018

In case of Low Chi Yong (Reynox Fetichem Industries) (hereinafter referred to as the “Appellant”) filed a suit against Low Chi Hong and Reynox Sdn. Bhd., (hereinafter referred to as the “Respondents”)……

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SINGAPORE: MYSTERY SET

12th September, 2017

This case deals on whether the use of a trade mark only in references to invoices would constitute as “use” per the Singapore Trade Marks Act. In this revocation proceeding before the……

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MALAYSIA: THE 2-IN-1 TRIAL

25th July, 2017

In the case of Doretti Resources Sdn Bhd v Fitters Marketing Sdn Bhd & Ors, the Plaintiff claimed that the Defendants had infringed the Plaintiff’s mark “PYRO” in their 1st suit and……

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MALAYSIA: DISPUTE BETWEEN OIL AND INK

6th March, 2017

In X1R Global Holding Sdn Bhd and X1R Global Sdn Bhd v Y-TEQ Auto Parts (M) Sdn Bhd, the High Court of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur allowed the Plaintiffs’ claims against Defendant.……

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Singapore: Apple’s Trade Mark Sherlock Revoked

27th February, 2017

In the matter of Apple Inc (‘Apple’) and Bigfoot Internet Ventures Pte Ltd (‘Bigfoot’), it was uncovered that companies offering post-sale software support provided online could possibly satisfy the ‘evidence of use’……

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MALAYSIA – THE VELLUX FIGHT

13th December, 2016

In the case of NCTech Int Bhd v NCV Technologies Sdn Bhd & Ors, the dispute in issue was over a trade mark infringement. The Plaintiff, NCTech Int Bhd, claimed that the……

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MALAYSIA – THE PYRO TRADE MARK CASE

13th December, 2016

In the case of Doretti Resources Sdn Bhd v Fitters Marketing Sdn Bhd & Ors, it was concerning a trade mark dispute. The issue was whether the 3rd Defendant has supplied goods……

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INDONESIA: AMENDMENTS OF THE TRADE MARK LAW 2016

30th November, 2016

Recently, the Indonesian House of Representatives has passed amendments to Indonesian trade mark law. The amended trade mark law came into force on 10 November 2016. There are several amendments that we……

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SINGAPORE – FAUX CALVIN

24th October, 2016

In the case of Calvin Klein, Inc and another v HS International Pte Ltd and others [2016] SGHC 214, leading fashion designer Calvin Klein had sued Singapore-registered Global PSM for trademark infringement……

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MALAYSIA – BAIK TRADE MARK

5th October, 2016

In the case of Al Baik Fast Food Distribution Co SAE v El Baik Food Systems Co S A, and Another Appeal, the dispute in issue was over the similar trade mark……

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THAILAND – AMENDMENTS TO TRADE MARK ACT

14th September, 2016

On 28 July 2016, Thai Trademark Amendment Act B.E. 2559 has come into force. There are several key amendments that we would like to highlight as they bring significant effect to the……

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MALAYSIA: A KRAFTY MATTER, A CONTINUATION

6th September, 2016

Previously, the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) has rejected a trade mark application by Kraft Foods Shweiz Holding GmbH. The trade mark is: The decision was based on the reasons that……

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MALAYSIA – A CAT FIGHT

6th September, 2016

This is a case concerning the use of the mark “FUSSIE CAT” and the law of passing off as decided by a High Court of Malaya at Kuala Lumpur. The First Plaintiff……

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