Section 478 in Indian Penal Codes

Title: Trade marks

Description: [Rep. by the Trade and Merchandise Marks Act, 1958 (43 of 1958, sec. 135 and Sch. (w.e.f. 25-11-1959).]

Title: Property Mark

Description: A mark used for denoting that movable property belongs to a particular person is called a property mark.

Title: Using a false trade mark

Description: [Rep. by the Trade and Merchandise Marks Act, 1958 (43 of 1958), sec. 135 and Sch. (w.e.f 25-11-1959).]

Title: Using a false property mark

Description: Whoever marks any movable property or goods or any case, package or other receptacle con­taining movable property or goods, or uses any case, package or other receptacle having any mark thereon, in a manner reasonably calculated to cause it to be believed that the property or goods so marked, or any property or goods contained in any such recep­tacle so marked, belong to a person to whom they do not belong, is said to use a false property mark.

Title: Punishment for using a false property mark

Description: Whoever uses 1[***] any false property mark shall, unless he proves that he acted without intent to defraud, be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.

CHAPTER 18 OF OFFENCES RELATING TO DOCUMENTS AND TO PROPERTY MARKS