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Wipro’s Furniture sues Featherlite for design infringement in Indian office furniture market

Sunday 10 May 2009

Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting Business – FMCG, Furniture & Lighting arm of US $5 billion software major Wipro Limited has dragged Featherlite Office Systems (P) Limited, to court for infringement of their registered design.
Wipro Limited has filed a complaint in the court of City Civil & Sessions Judge, Bangalore against Featherlite alleging infringement of the registered design of their product CUT OUT CAP. In their complaint, Wipro Limited has alleged that Featherlite Office Systems (P) Limited have copied registered design of their product for commercial exploit. After perusing the records and evidences submitted by Wipro Limited, Court has by way of ex-parte ad-interim injunction, prohibited Featherlite from manufacturing and/or selling CUT OUT CAPS infringing Wipro’s IPR till further order from the Court.

Mr. Parag Kulkarni, Vice President, Furniture & Lighting business of Wipro said, “We invest substantial resources in creating new and unique products for our clients. We have tied up with designers of international repute and have employed latest and most sophisticated machineries to deliver world class products for our customers. It is painful to see competition adopting unfair means to ride on our hard work.”

It is pertinent to note that Wipro Furniture Business has recently launched “India’s first leg and beam based modular office furniture system “I’M”. This product has been very well accepted in the market with leading Architects and Designers advocating it for use in their new projects. I’M has a good customer base in leading markets such as Bangalore, Chennai , Mumbai and Delhi.

Mr. Vishal Mittal, head of legal for Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting Group business said that Company greatly values its “Intellectual Property Rights” and any attempt by competition to infringe on the IPRs shall be dealt with in a determinative manner.

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