Order of the Calcutta High Court regarding advertisement and telecasting of the television commercials which disparage the goods of the petitioner (Hindustan Unilever Limited), 15/02/2010

  • 15/02/2010

Order of the Calcutta High Court in the matter of Hindustan Unilever Limited Vs Procter and Gamble Home Products Limited dated 15/02/2010 regarding advertisement and telecasting of the television commercials which disparage the goods of the petitioner (Hindustan Unilever Limited).

The case of the petitioner is that by telecasting television commercials in respect of "Fairness Cream", the respondent has disparaged the petitioner's Fairness Cream which it is not entitled to do. Niacinamide also know as Vitamin-B3 is the petitioner's invention which was patented in 1972.

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