Counterfeiting in India: Laws and Remedies

December 11, 2017 In context of counterfeiting, Prada CEO, Patrizio Bertelli once said- we don’t want to be a brand that no one copies….. Counterfeiting also referred to as the act of copying brands has all the more proliferated with technological advancement. The counterfeiting menace has extensively and deeply penetrated the markets worldwide, as More...

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By Shilpi Sharan On Friday, December 1st, 2017
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Anti-Competitive Agreements under the Competition Act

December 01,2017 What is an Anti-competitive Agreement? Section 3 of the Competition Act, 2002 The Act under Section 3(1) prevents any enterprise or association from entering into any agreement which causes or More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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What is Abuse of Dominant Position under Competition Act?

November 30, 2017 Section 4 of Competition Act Section 4 of the Competition Act, 2002 prevents any enterprise or group from abusing its dominant position. The Act also provides circumstances under which there is More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Limited Scope of Judicial Intervention under Arbitration Act

November 30, 2017 One of the intrinsic objectives behind the enactment of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 was reducing the scope of judicial intervention. The Indian Legislature in conformity with Article More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Trademark Renewal in India: Law and Legal Implications

November 30, 2017 Section 25 of the Trademark Act, 1999 provides for the duration, renewal and removal and restoration of registration. Once a trademark is registered, the same has to be renewed by the registered More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
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SC: Auction Purchaser to Approach DRT Before Invoking Writ Jurisdiction

November 29, 2017 Agarwal Tracom Pvt. Ltd. v. Punjab National Bank Date of Judgment: November 27, 2017 In the case, PNB had given loan facility to a Company called “M/s India Iron & Steel Corporation More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Now Divorced Daughters are Eligible for Family Pension

November 27, 2017 The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has today issued a notification clarifying that divorced daughters who fulfil other conditions are eligible for family pension if a decree of divorce had been issued More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Delhi HC Acquits Man of Unsound Mind who Murdered his Wife

November 27,2017 X v. State of NCT of Delhi Date of Judgment: November 20, 2017 In this recent verdict, the Delhi High Court acquitted a man accused for murder of his wife. The man was acquitted by the Court on More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Merger of Oil and Gas PSUs Exempt from CCI Approval

November 27, 2017 The Ministry of Corporate Affairs on November 22 has issued a notification stating that the Central Government in the public interest hereby exempts all cases of combinations under section 5 of More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Sunday, November 26th, 2017
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Note on SC’s Directions on Misuse of Section 498A of IPC

November 26, 2017 Section 498A of Indian Penal Code (IPC) (Cruelty by Husband or Relatives of Husband) was incorporated vide Amendment Act of 1983 with a view to punish husband and his relatives who harass or torture More...