British Vacuum Cleaner Co Ltd -v- New Vacuum Cleaner Co Ltd; 1904

References: (1907) 2 Ch 312
Coram: Parker J
The plaintiff sought to restrain what it said was passing off by the defendant. The test to be applied in passing-off claims is whether there is such a close resemblance between the names as to be calculated to deceive. This is a question of fact. In such a case an injunction might be sought to restrain the use of a newly registered company’s name, though Parker J refused one in this instance.
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