Can design registered in India be cancelled on ground that it was registered abroad? Calcutta High Court answers

Justice Ravi Krishan Kapur was dealing with a challenge to the cancellation of a design registered in India after a Chinese company claimed that it had first registered a similar design in China.
Calcutta High Court
Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta High Court recently made pertinent observations on whether a design registered in India under the Designs Act of 2000 could be cancelled on the ground that a similar design has already been registered in a foreign country [Paresh Ajitkumar Kapoor vs Controller of Patents and Designs].

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