Bangalore court restrains Amazon in trademark infringement suit filed by Telugu actor Vijay Devarakonda

Bar & Bench February 25 2019

A Bangalore court on Friday passed an interim order restraining Amazon India from passing off goods made by Rowdy – the apparel brand owned by Telugu cinestar Vijay Devarakonda – as their own.

Rowdywear Pvt. Ltd, owned by Devarakonda, had approached the City Civil Court at Bangalore alleging the sale of counterfeit ‘Rowdy’ merchandise on Amazon. It was contended that clothes made by Rowdywear were being sold on under the name ‘Generic’.

It was further contended that Vijay Deverakonda’s right to publicity . . .

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