The B&B Causelist #306: Shampoo Wars & more (Evening Updates)

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A summary of cases from the causelist of the Delhi High Court.

TABLE OF CASES

Delhi High Court

  • Department of Social Welfare and Anr. v. Central Information Commission and Anr.
  • Procter & Gamble Home Products Pvt Ltd v. Hindustan Unilever Ltd.
  • Hindustan Unilever v. Procter & Gamble Home Products Pvt Ltd.

SUMMARY OF CASES

Delhi High Court

1. Department of Social Welfare and Anr. v. Central Information Commission and Anr.

[Item 27 in court 16 – WP (C) 10287/2016]

Bench: Sanjeev Sachdeva J.

Fresh matter. Check evening updates for more.

Today in Court: The bench issued notice in the matter and listed the matter for February 27.


2. Procter & Gamble Home Products Pvt Ltd v. Hindustan Unilever Ltd.

[Item 17 in court 21 – CS (OS) 459/2016]

Bench: Rajiv Sahai Endlaw J.

Suit for injunction filed by P&G against HUL over HUL’s advertisement for Clinic Plus Strong and Long Shampoo. Justice Endlaw has granted an interim injunction in favour of the plaintiff after hearing arguments by Senior counsel Rajiv Nayyar and AS Chandiok.

According to P&G, the advertisement for HUL’s Clinic Plus shampoo makes, “false, unsubstantiated and malicious statements” against P&G’s Head & Shoulders shampoo.

In the last hearing, Senior counsel Rajiv Nayyar and Sandeep Sethi continued arguments in the matter for P&G and HUL respectively. Nayyar argued that once a party has approached ASCI for the enforcement of their rights, they cannot do so again under O. 39(1) and (2).

Today in Court: The matter was listed for rejoinder arguments. Jayant Bhushan argued for the defendants. The judgment was reserved.


3. Hindustan Unilever v. Procter & Gamble Home Products Pvt Ltd.

[Item 18 in court 21 – CS (OS) 463/2016]

Bench: Rajiv Sahai Endlaw J.

Counter suit filed by Hindustan Unilever in response to the injunction suit filed by P&G seeking injunction against P&G from broadcasting their Head & Shoulders anti-dandruff shampoo advertisement.

Check evening updates for more.

Today in CourtThe judgment was reserved.