J—Pltfs., Mappin & Webb, Ltd., incorporated in 1898, were the successors in business of two old-established firms of Mappin Bros. & Mappin & Webb. Deft. L., a London retailer, sold goods similar to pltfs. but made by one B., who was alleged, without strict proof, to have bought the business in Sheffield of one Theophilus Mappin, trading as Mappin & Sons. The goods sold by deft, were marked “ Mappin & Sons,” & bore price tickets with such phrases as ” Mappins’ A1 Quality.” Deft.’s salesmen had represented that the goods were the same as pltfs.’ Separate proceedings were pending against B. ; - Held : pltfs. were entitled to an injunction restraining deft, from selling goods not of pltfs.’ manufacture as & for such goods.— Mappin & Webb, Ltd. v. Leapman (1905), 22 R. P. C. 398.
Source: The English And Empire Digest - 1929