Archive News

Dec 2012 28
Red Bull perseveres with aggressive brand protection

Pursuant to a complaint by Red Bull AG, Customs has detained a shipment containing the infringing ‘Kratingdaeng’ Red Bull Gold Can product of Thailand. In a recent wave of action Red Bull is...

Sep 2012 16
SC Bench stays acquisition till Oct. 1 on residents’...

The Supreme Court directed the Urban Development Authority (UDA) to maintain the status quo till October 1, with regard to a seven acre block of prime land in the Kompannaveediya area, without...

Sep 2012 14
Court grants leave to proceed

The Supreme Court yesterday granted leave to proceed with the fundamental rights petition filed by Kompannaveediya residents who complained they were being evicted so that the land could be given...

Sep 2012 12
Battle of biscuits: Maliban agrees to change packaging...

The legal battle between Ceylon Biscuits Ltd, the manufacturer of the ‘Munchee’ brand of biscuits, and biscuit titan Maliban Biscuit Manufactories Ltd. has been amicably settled. The settlement...

Aug 2012 29
Criminal breach of trust case suspect agrees to settle...

A former Manager of Rajagiriya Branch of a finance company who was alleged to have committed criminal breach of trust amounting to Rs. 447,810.57 on the pretext of reimbursing the branch’s cash...

Jul 2012 23
USHA trademark counterfeiters plead guilty

Upon successfully executing the search warrants through the area police, a large number of counterfeit USHA fans were seized by the police. Jay Engineering Works Limited, India, the registered...

Aug 2012 16
Justice secured by the SC for buyers of apartments

The Supreme Court dismissed an appeal made by the Superior Palayakat (Pvt.) Ltd against the order of the Commercial High Court granting an Interim Injunction restraining it from placing any person...

Jul 2012 12
CCD raids an established corporate entity in the banking...

The Sri Lanka Police re-affirmed its focused determination to the task of protecting intellectual property (IP) rights, when it carried out yet another copyright enforcement raid. This time, the...

Jun 2012 30
Banking and finance sector firm raided for software piracy

The Sri Lanka Police reaffirmed its focused determination to protect intellectual property (IP) rights, when it carried out yet another copyright enforcement raid.nThis time, the Colombo Crimes...

Apr 2012 27
Disney raids House of Fashion

A team of officers of the Colombo Crime Division recently raided a large stock of counterfeit Disney products from the reputed store, House of Fashion Garments (Pvt) Ltd. The raid was made sequent...

Apr 2012 27
Disney takes on House of Fashions

A team of officers of the Colombo Crime Division recently raided a large stock of counterfeit Disney products from the reputed store House of Fashion Garments (Pvt) Ltd. The raid was made...