Sudeep joined the firm in the year 2005 as an associate. In the year 2012, when the firm was restructured into an LLP, he became a partner. He leads a team comprising 3 Associate Partners, 2 Senior Associates, and 7 Associates.
He handles all infringement matters relating to copyright and trademarks and domain-related issues, including the filing of UDRP complaints. He has dealt with various high-profile cases in Copyright, Trademarks, Data protection, anti-counterfeiting, and UDRP. In addition, he regularly conducts Civil and Criminal raids vis-à-vis Counterfeiting.
CS (Comm) 244/2022 – HULM Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. & Ors. Fantasy Sports Myfab 11 Pvt. Ltd & Ors.
The Plaintiff had developed a proprietary mobile application which combined the features of fantasy sports with stock market wherein, users could purchase and sell players at a pre-determined price and on the basis of their performance. Such players would be given a rating. Users would then be able to cash out or pay up as per their wins and losses in each particular match. The Defendant launched the same feature on its existing mobile application and made use of the same scores as well as look and feel of the application as the plaintiff.
The Plaintiff filed the said suit who was represented by the Firm.
The Hon’ble Delhi High Court vide order dated 13.04.2022 was pleased to inter alia restrain the Defendants from making available for downloads or in any manner unauthorizedly using the Plaintiffs’ copyrighted works through the MYFAB11 App or through any other similar App using the impugned application/computer program on Smart Phones, Tablets, Smart TVs, Laptops, Computers or any other digital gadgets or any other application, so as to result in infringement of Plaintiff’s copyrighted works.
CS (Comm) 456/2021 titled Havells India Ltd. Vs. Vickey Trading as M/s. Fash Wagon & Ors.
Singh and Singh had represented the Plaintiff in the suit seeking an injunction against the Defendants from using the mark viz. HAVELS STAR which was identical/deceptively similar to the mark of the Plaintiff. Upon hearing the counsels, the Hon’ble Delhi High Court was pleased to restrain the Defendants from infringing the well-known mark of the Plaintiff. Thereafter, the matter was settled between the parties.
CS (Comm) 261/2022 – Havells India Ltd. Vs. Panasonic Life Solutions India Pvt Ltd & Anr.
The said suit wherein the firm represents the Plaintiff, was preferred to injunct the Defendant from releasing its new series of fans, namely, ‘VENICE PRIME’, which were an exact replica of the registered designs of the Plaintiff bearing no. ‘280666’ and ‘328605’.
After an extensive hearing, the Hon’ble Court on 31.05.2022 passed a detailed order restraining the Defendant from manufacturing, marketing, and selling (including on the online platforms) the fans under the VENICE PRIME series or those which are identical or deceptively similar to them using the designs of the Plaintiff and those which are colourable imitation or substantial reproduction of Plaintiff’s get-up, layout, trade dress, colour scheme, pattern, shape, configuration etc. in the ENTICER ART-NS Stone series as aforementioned, during the pendency of the suit.