KARACHI: Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar of High Court of Sindh (SHC) hearing a suit filed by Cherry Blossom shoe polish company recorded the statement of plaintiff who admitted that he has no power of attorney or authorization to file the instant suit.

The court held that in view of candid admittance by the plaintiff observed that in this case he has no “locus standi” to file and persue the instant suit.

Director IPR and an official of Pakistan Customs, West Collectorate were summoned to appear before the court on Thursday.

Earlier a lawyer from Franklin Law Associates Cherry Blessing representing respondent Intellectual Property Rights (Pakistan Customs) said that their firm was registered prior to the Cherry Blossom. By then the Cherry Blossoom company closed down. He also objected to the maintainability of the suit filed by an Attorney for the plaintiff.

The counsel for Cherry Blessing also drew attention of the court to its previous order regarding the in-bonding of the consignment.