‘The British School’: Delhi High Court Directs Sanjay Gandhi Educational Society To Change Name Of 4 Schools Infringing Trademark
[26 April 2022] While dealing with a trademark infringement suit filed by the British School Society over the mark ‘The British School’, the Delhi High Court has directed changing of names of four schools run by Sanjay Gandhi Educational Society, purportedly using identical name. Justice Pratibha M Singh directed the defendants to change the name of their schools w.e.f. 1st May, 2022 and apply to the CBSE, with whom they are presently affiliated. “The process shall be undertaken in an expeditious manner so that no inconvenience is caused to the students studying in the schools of the Defendants. Certificates, prizes, medals, etc. to be given to the students presently studying in Defendants’ schools shall be issued in the name of ‘The British School’ only till the end of academic year 2021-2022 and not beyond that,” the Court added.