We missed this earlier. Ecommerce company Flipkart has filed a case against FlipkartDiscounts.net for infringing copyright and trademark, reports ET. A Flipkart spokesperson told MediaNama that it takes ‘stringent steps to safeguard its brand and trademarks.' Its statement added, “The case against the said website is for the infringement of Flipkart's trademark rights. The court has granted an injunction against the website from operating under the current name and transfer the same to any third party.” The ET report adds that the Delhi High Court has restrained FlipkartDiscounts from providing links to ecommerce sites, in an interim order. FlipkartDiscounts, which is still live, lists discounts on products listed on ecommerce sites and also offers an Android app called DealsYaari Best Deals and Coupon for download. It offers further discounts by offering codes, but the payment etc. happens on the original site itself. Flipkart is also accusing the site for using a similar logo, however a logo is not visible on the site. FlipkartDiscounts has listed a Facebook group on its website and the website is also strangely “DMCA protected”. The group is owned by Shubham Thakur from Madhya Pradesh, who also seems to run androidhacks.in and the suspended rechargebazaar.net. Flipkart’s previous legal battles: - In August 2015, technology journalist Amit Bhawani received an elaborate legal notice from Flipkart for using their logo in a poll that Bhawani was running on a URL named AmazonVsFlipkart. Then, in a response to MediaNama, Flipkart said that the website AmazonVsFlipkart.com did infringe its trademark, and…
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