TRADE MARK & COPYRIGHT CAUTION NOTICE
TAMILNADU TOURISM DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION LTD.,
We, Tamilnadu Development Corporation Limited (a Government
of Tamil Nadu Undertaking) having office at Tamilnadu Tourism Complex, Wallajah
Road, Chennai-600 002 are the owners of the Trade Mark and Artistic Work TTDC Umbrella
Logo depicted above.
By virtue of first adoption, long, extensive and continuous
use and publicity given for over several decades, the Trade Mark and Artistic Work
TTDC Umbrella Logo has come to be vested and identified with us to the exclusion,
of all others in respect of business concerning tourism, transport, travel arrangement,
temporary accommodation, providing food and drink, and allied services. Our Artistic
Work and Trade Mark TTDC Umbrella Logo has acquired enormous goodwill
and reputation. We therefore have exclusive right to use the aforesaid Trade Mark
and Artistic Work TTDC Umbrella Logo in respect of aforesaid business and
services. Attention is invited to the fact that the said Trade mark and Artistic
Work TTDC Umbrella Logo is used by us as our trade name and trading style
also or as a predominant feature thereof.
We are the owners of the Copyright in the Artistic
Work TTDC Umbrella Logo and script under the Copyright Act, 1957. The Trade
Mark TTDC Umbrella Logo along with our trade name is under process of registration
under the Trade Marks Act, 1999.
Notice is hereby given to all concerned that unauthorized
use of the Artistic Work and Trade Mark TTDC Umbrella Logo or a deceptively/confusingly
similar Artistic Work or Trade Mark or imitation of the mark by any person, firm
or company in respect of their goods or services would amount to infringement of
our Copyright in the aforesaid Artistic Work actionable under the Copyright Act,
1957. It shall also amount to passing off, falsification, false application of the
aforesaid mark, name and / or false trade description actionable under the Trade
Marks Act, 1999.
We hereby caution that we shall take civil and criminal
action against unscrupulous persons,
firms, companies, etc., Who may be found to imitate our aforesaid Artistic Work
or pass off their goods, trade, name, business and services as end for our goods,
trade, name, business and services by use such imitative artistic works, false trade
marks and / or trading style without any further notice.
Trade and public are hereby requested to cooperate
by bringing to our notice of any misuse or attempt to use imitative Artistic Works
and false Trade Marks resemblingTTDC Umbrella Logo depicted above.
Dated this the
22nd day of November 2004
Sd/- Managing Director
TAMIL NADU TOURISM DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION LIMITED
(a Government of Tamil Nadu Undertaking)
Tamilnadu Tourism Complex,
, Chennai - 600 002. Ph: 25333852