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Delhi HC restraints firm from using Paytm’s logo

Delhi HC has restrained a firm from using any information and data from the sellers of Paytm and also from using its trademark. Where as Paytm also claimed that Unicommerce was using its logo for promotional purposes to create an impression of an association between the companies.

Vipin Sanghi a bench of Justice said

” that they have stopped using the logo of Paytm on its website after objections were raised.

The court said

“Defendant (M/s Unicommerce Esloutions PVt Ltd) is only using Paytm in normal font with a view only to describe the plaintiff (Paytm) and for no other purpose. The defendant shall remain bound by its statement and shall not use the trademark i.e. the logo of the plaintiff on its website,”

Paytm was launched in 2010 headquartered in Noida, India. It is an e-commerce shopping website, owned by One97 Communications. Paytm started its operations by adding bill payment, mobile recharging and e-commerce, with products similar to on online portals such as Flipkart, Amazon.com, Snapdeal. In 2015, booking bus travel also added. In early 2016 it was also used for booking movie tickets.

M/s One97 communications filed a petition to the court stating that Unicommerce had wrongfully accessed its seller information.

During the hearing Unicommerce said,

” Its Youtube video which contains the logo of paytm shall be pulled down and suitably modified to remove the logo.”

Court asked Unicommerce to remain by their statement and also added

“Let the written statement, reply and documents be filed within two weeks. Paytm may file the replication/ rejoinder and documents within two weeks thereafter,”

 

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