Mumbai: Titan Company Limited (Titan), has filed a civil law suit before the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi against certain sellers (Sellers) and Snapdeal with a case that Sellers were selling counterfeit / infringing FASTRACK watches on Snapdeal and further that Snapdeal had also not taken down various listings of counterfeit FASTRACK / TITAN branded watches despite being notified of the same by Titan.
The Hon’ble Court through an ex-parte ad-interim injunction order dated 29th July, 2019, restrained the Sellers from selling, marketing or otherwise dealing in goods bearing the marks TITAN and FASTRACK of Titan. Further, Snapdeal was directed to take down within 24 hours of service of the said order, the URLs of which complaint had already been lodged by Titan with Snapdeal. The Hon’ble Court further directed that Snapdeal should immediately on receipt of compliant from Titan of other/further URLs selling counterfeit goods of Titan and remove the same from Snapdeal. This case is sub-judice before the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi.
Mr. S Ravi Kant, CEO- Watches & Accessories division, Titan Company Limited said,“In the recent past, numerous cases of rampant trademark infringement and counterfeiting have come to light and we believe this can only be countered through strong legal measures.
At Titan, our primary focus is on safeguarding the interests of our customers, ensuring that they are assured of a quality original product when they trust and invest in our brand. We have been heard by the Hon’ble High Court and passed the above said order. We remain committed to our customers and will pursue the same approach in the event if similar instances occur in the future”