The High Court of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur in Civil Suit No. D8-22-1863-2002 on 8th March 2008 held at the end of a full trial, that the trademark Emmer Zecna does not infringe the registered trademark Ermenegildo Zegna in respect of the use of the mark in Class 25 for menswear. It further held that there was also no passing off of the Plaintiff’s trademark and business by the Defendant.
Ermenegildo Zegna is a trademark originating from Italy and is known for its expensive and desginer clothing, in particular menswear. Emmer Zecna is a Malaysian trademark used on low priced menswear.