The Delhi High Court has fixed April 25 for hearing the plea filed by global home furnishing giant, IKEA challenging the District Court’s order on trademark violation case. District Court at Patiala House pronounced its judgment in favour of Bengaluru-based Aikya Global.
The Sweden-based leading multinational retailer of ready-to-assemble furniture and other home appliances, filed trademark suit against local companies, including Aikya and HR firm Ikya Human Capital Solutions in 2013 over trademark infringement and received ex parte injunction against them.
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IKEA is planning to open 400,000 square foot store in Hyderabad, it will be first IKAE store in India. The second store is expected to come up in Mumbai.
The world’s largest home furnishing player IKEA operates more than 300 stores in 44 countries; it sources textile, carpets and metal products from India.