Glaxo Plc v Glaxo-Wellcome Ltd

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1995
CourtChancery Division
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    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • Invalid date
  • British Telecommunications Plc v One in A Million Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 23 July 1998
    ...which the law of passing-off depends. He then considered Direct Line Group Ltd v Direct Line Estate Agency (1997) FSR 374 and Glaxo Plc v Glaxowellcome Ltd (1996) FSR 388. Those were cases where interlocutory relief was granted which prevented use of company names that had been registered......
  • Aveda Corporation v Dabur India Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 18 March 2013
    ...conclude that this was an undertaking which combined the two previously separate undertakings (see Glaxo Group Ltd v Glaxowellcome Ltd [1996] FSR 388). The essence of the Court of Justice's reasoning in Medion v Thomson is that an average consumer of leisure electronic products confronted ......
  • Kabushiki Kaisha Yakult Honsha And Others v Yakudo Group Holdings Ltd And Another
    • Hong Kong
    • High Court (Hong Kong)
    • 26 February 2004
    ...& Co. AG v Suhner Ltd [1967] RPC 336; Fletcher Challenge Ltd v Fletcher Challenger Pty Ltd [1982] FSR 1; Glaxo Plc v Glaxo-Wellcome Ltd [1996] FSR 388; Direct Line Group Ltd v Direct Line Estate Agency Ltd [1997] FSR 374. In British Telecommunications Plc v One in a Million Ltd [1999] FSR 1......
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    • South Africa
    • South Africa Mercantile Law Journal No. , May 2019
    • 25 May 2019
    ...registered a company‘Glaxowellcome Ltd’ in anticipation of the merger of Glaxo and Wellcome. The Court in Glaxo plc vGlaxowellcome Ltd [1996] FSR 388 ordered the defendant to change the company’s name to enable theplaintiff to register the merged company under that name. Another example of ......

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