Bombay High Court rules that ISKCON is a "well-known trademark in India" [Read Order]

"ISKCON has come to enjoy a personality that is beyond mere products/services and the recognition, reputation and goodwill of the said trademark s today no longer restricted to any particular class of goods/services."

The Bombay High Court on Friday declared the registered trademark ‘ISKCON’ of the religious organisation International Society for Krishna Consciousness as a‘well-known mark in India (ISKCON v. Iskcon Appaeral Pvt. Ltd. & Anr).

Well-known trademarks enjoy broader protections than ordinary trademarks, in view of their widespread reputation and recognition.

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