The Swadeshi Industrial Works PLC, manufacturer and marketer of Swadeshi Khomba for eight decades obtained several enjoining orders against Dasun Consumer Products (Pvt) Ltd., for violation through its product, of the intellectual property rights of its Swadeshi Khomba. The Commercial High Court of Colombo issued the enjoining orders on 06th October 2023.
Swadeshi is the proud owner of the trademark “Swadeshi Khomba”, the market leader in the herbal soap and herbal personal care category for eight decades.
The Colombo Commercial High Court Judge Sumith Perera issued the enjoining orders preventing Dasun Consumer Products (Pvt) Ltd., from violating its intellectual property rights in “Khomba”
Swadeshi Khomba is a registered trademark and has been used for over 80 years. Swadeshi Khomba is a registered product at National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA), Sri Lanka. Swadeshi, a 100% Sri Lankan company has claimed many industry firsts to its name including the only product accredited by Vegetarian Society, U.K. and the only adult herbal personal care product which is Dermatologically test. The pioneer and market leader in the herbal soap and herbal personal care category in Sri Lanka, The Swadeshi Industrial Works PLC, an ISO 9001:2015 certified company and was incorporated in 1941. Swadeshi is renowned for its trademark herbal care products: Swadeshi Khomba, Rani Sandalwood and Swadeshi Khomba Baby, which have been warmly embraced and trusted by Sri Lankans over the years. The company has a rich history of 80 years and is now venturing into global markets backed by its years of trusted excellence. Swadeshi Khomba is one of the most loved brands – personal care (soap) compiled by Brand Finance presented by LMD in year 2023.
The company specialises in best quality skin care products using natural herbal ingredients that are mild and gentle on skin. Among the popular brands of Swadeshi are Swadeshi Khomba, Rani Sandalwood, Swadeshi Khomba Baby, Perlwite, Lak Bar, Safeplus, Black Eagle Perfume and Swadeshi Body Wash & Shower Gel range. All products manufactured by Swadeshi are 100% vegetarian and animal cruelty free.
The Swadeshi Industrial Works PLC was represented by Dr. Romesh De Silva, President’s Counsel with Mr. Vasanthakumar Niles, instructed by Sanath Wijewardane – Attorney-at-law.