India’s product liability law, also called “product’s liability”, governs the liability of manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, and vendors for personal injury or property damage caused by dangerous or defective products.

As a result of product liability laws, consumers are protected from dangerous or defective products, and manufacturers, distributors, and retailers are held accountable for placing dangerous or defective products on the market.

The product itself is not the cause of marketing problems. In marketing, the issue is often how a product is portrayed as safe to use. A product liability lawsuit could be filed when the marketing of a product differs significantly from its safety. A number off actors could lead to this;

Marketers fail to warn of potential hazards when marketing a product.

A misleading advertisement may make a product seem safe to use in certain situations, yet there are hazards involved with using the product as depicted.

It is possible that consumers may end up using a product in a way that it was not intended to be used.

There can be quite a few complications involved in product liability lawsuits, especially when they involve marketing and advertising companies rather than designers and manufacturers. The importance of having an experienced attorney on your side cannot be overstated

January 2023
Delhi High Court sets aside registration of ‘Swiss Military’ trademark by private company
The Delhi High Court has set aside the registration of ‘Swiss Military’ and the logo by a private company called Promoshirts SM. The HC has held that a red cross with white background and the words ‘Swiss Military’ serve as a source identifier for the goods of Swiss Origin for the public.
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January 2023
Return of iconic Yezdi motorcycle hits legal hurdle, Karnataka HC cancels trademark acquisition by heir of original maker
The return of ‘Yezdi’, an iconic Indian motorcycle from the 1970s, has suffered a legal setback with the Karnataka High Court ruling as illegal the acquisition of the ‘Yezdi’ trademark by a member of the family of the original owners — Ideal Jawa (India) Pvt Ltd — which went into liquidation two decades ago.
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December 2022
India to seek IPR waiver for green energy tech at G20
India is planning to push for a waiver of intellectual property rights (IPR) for technologies related to green energy and energy transition in a bid to bridge the technology gap across G20 countries, two officials aware of the matter said. India took over presidency of the grouping earlier this month.
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