In an unexpected development, OIF submitted a Motion to Dismiss the case with prejudice, writes Blake Brittain. Published in Bloomberg Law on February 6, 2020. (Our post also includes the Court document.)
Pune police filed a report to close the court case about the allegations that a will, attributed to Osho, was forged. Published in The Times of India on October 12, 2018.
‘OSHO’ brand ruling in a European court has split the worldwide followers of the India-born spiritual guru once again, writes Abhay Vaidya in the Hindustan Times, on December 5, 2017.
A letter from Neeraj about the recent European decision to accept the sign OSHO® as a branding / trademark for products and services.
A court in the European Union recently upheld rulings of lower tribunals (not courts) that had allowed OSHO as a trademark for OIF in the EU only. Sangeet explains the implications and preceding events, which are of high interest to all.
On October 11, 2017, the European Court of Justice pronounced its verdict in the OSHO trademark case, writes Ramateertha [of Osho Lotus Commune, Cologne, Germany].
“Please note that Osho can never be a brand; he is a Buddha, an awakened one, an enlightened mystic. He belongs to the whole humanity. Nobody or no institution can monopolise his vision,” says Swami Chaitanya Keerti. Published in the Hindustan Times on October 15, 2017.
The court dismissed the petition by Osho Lotus Commune, Cologne (Germany), against the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) on the trademark case. The Cologne commune had bitterly contested the ownership of the ‘Osho’ trademark by the OIF, Zurich. Abhay Vaidya in Hindustan Times, Pune, on October 13, 2017
A shockingly wrongful assessment by the Swiss Supervisory Board EDI in response to Ramateertha’s complaint to the Swiss ruling about the OIF and the forged will of Osho.
25 videos of Osho Sandesh V Magazine, posted by Osho Sandesh at Osho Tapoban Centre in Nepal on YouTube, have been terminated on demand by OIF.
François Pilet writes in L’Hebdo, weekly French-language news magazine, Lausanne, Switzerland, on December 11, 2014
Sangeet’s in-depth analysis about the ongoing court case involving OIF, Zurich and the forged ‘will’.
In their decree on September 12, 2014 the Swiss Confederation, Interior Department (EDI) retracted their provisional suspension of June 2, 2014 of the entire board of OIF.
An update on the present court cases regarding the European TM case and the Swiss Ruling for OIF, Zurich.
While an investigation into OIF is underway in Switzerland, there’s news about the European TM case and several letters have been distributed which you can read via the links given below. Ramateertha has responded to the letter by the Inner Circle on June 26, 2014 (PDF):
As reported, according to a Swiss ruling the entire Foundation Board of Osho International Foundation was provisionally suspended. The 30 days granted for an appeal expire on July 2, 2014.
Breaking News! The entire Foundation Board of Osho International Foundation is to be provisionally suspended.
Osho News had several inquiries lately about the ongoing court cases with regard to the alleged will of Osho, and the alleged copyrights and trademarks of Osho’s words.
The sudden appearance of a ‘will’ by Osho executed on 15 October 1989 (3 months prior to his leaving the body), has been widely published in the media several months ago.
A look at how Facebook’s policy discriminates against people connected to Osho because of claims made by OIF.