No one can claim monopoly over "Magic Masala", Madras HC junks ITC's passing off suit in Sunfeast Yippee! v. Maggi Noodle face-off

"No person can claim any monopoly over the said word 'Magic' or 'Magical' or their derivative as they are common to the trade. Therefore, it is incapable of being monopolised by any trader", the Court said.
No one can claim monopoly over "Magic Masala", Madras HC junks ITC's passing off suit in Sunfeast Yippee! v. Maggi Noodle face-off

The Madras High Court recently ruled that neither ITC's Sunfeast Yippee! noodles nor Nestle India's Maggi noodles could claim a monopoly over the word "magic" in describing its products while dismissing a suit for passing off brought by ITC (ITC Limited v. Nestle India Limited).

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