Month: November 2018

A To Z of Listing Compliances in India

What Is A Listing Agreement? A Company seeking listing of their securities on the Stock Exchange is required to enter into a formal listing agreement with the Stock Exchange. Such listing agreement specifies all the quantitative and qualitative requirements to be continuously complied with by the issuer for continued listing. The Stock Exchange then monitors … Continue reading A To Z of Listing Compliances in India

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Khurana & Khurana (K&K) quoted among best picks in ‘The Indian Legal Digital Presence Report-2018’ by Legal Desire

We are living in an age where everything is progressively heading towards Digitalization. Whether we talk about shopping, banking, booking tickets or ordering food, we are reliant on a bridge that connects our world to digital world, our Smart Phone. We spend majority of our time on Smart Phone that makes it a gateway for … Continue reading Khurana & Khurana (K&K) quoted among best picks in ‘The Indian Legal Digital Presence Report-2018’ by Legal Desire

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Conference At Chartered Institute Of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)

CIPA conference was organized at ITC Maurya in New Delhi on 15th November, 2018. The conference related to the Intellectual Property Rights and promoted IP practices in United Kingdom (UK), more particularly Patent, Trademark, Designs and Copyright. The delegates from UK shared their experiences and detailed the general practices followed for grant in UK. After the … Continue reading Conference At Chartered Institute Of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)

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Goods and Services Tax and E-Commerce

Introduction It is estimated that Indian E-commerce market has crossed US$ 38.5 billion as of 2017 March[1] and India will soon become second largest E-commerce market platform. This Article analyses the effect of GST on E-commerce in India and also describes the forms procedure and due dates for returns to be filed by a E-Commerce Operator … Continue reading Goods and Services Tax and E-Commerce

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Parody: Fair Use or Infringement?

Parody is an imitation of someone else’s work with a view to ridicule or criticize such work. Since parody is an imitation, does it amount to copyright infringement of the owner’s original work? How do laws protect the right of copyright owner along with the parodists? It is a general principle that no copyright lies … Continue reading Parody: Fair Use or Infringement?

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Back-To-Back Victories for Christian Louboutin in IP Infringement Suits: E-Commerce Websites Are Also Accountable For the Sale of Counterfeit Products Online

After winning exclusive ownership of its trademark “Red Sole” design in an infringement suit, Christian Louboutin has yet again made headlines in another trademark infringement suit against e-commerce website www.darveys.com, which allegedly sold counterfeited or fake products on their website claiming them to be original products of the world-renowned luxury brand. This latest judgment has … Continue reading Back-To-Back Victories for Christian Louboutin in IP Infringement Suits: E-Commerce Websites Are Also Accountable For the Sale of Counterfeit Products Online

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Recent Grant of Patent is Valid Ground of Defence for Refusal of Interim Injunction in Infringement Suits: Galatea Ltd & Anr. V. Diyora and Bhandari Corporation & Ors.

BRIEF FACTS Plaintiffs are Israeli companies, engaged in the business of developing and providing inclusion scanning methods in rough diamonds and the Defendants are Indian companies are also engaged in the business of manufacturing and providing inclusion scanning services and in some cases are engaged in selling of inclusion scanning machines and rendering inclusion scanning … Continue reading Recent Grant of Patent is Valid Ground of Defence for Refusal of Interim Injunction in Infringement Suits: Galatea Ltd & Anr. V. Diyora and Bhandari Corporation & Ors.

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Regulation of Content Available On Video-On-Demand Players Like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Zee5, Hotstar

There are various video-on-demand streaming (VOD) platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Hotstar etc. which provide online streaming services allowing people watch a wide-variety of contents like TV Shows, web-series, sitcoms, movies, documentaries etc. What makes these VOD’s different from a typical television channel or a movie theatre is that they allow the viewer to … Continue reading Regulation of Content Available On Video-On-Demand Players Like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Zee5, Hotstar

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Japan & India Vowing To Grow Together In The Field Of IP

One of the latest developments in the economic relations between the two Asian countries – Japan and India is the implementation of pilot program of Japan-Indian Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) in the first half of fiscal year of 2019. The two countries have always been collaborating with each other through different projects in various fields. … Continue reading Japan & India Vowing To Grow Together In The Field Of IP

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Case Comment: M/S Shree Rajmoti Industries Vs M/S Shri Vishwaprabha Food

Brief Facts of the Case The plaintiff in this case claimed to be owner of the trademark “Rajmoti” that it adopted in 1962. The plaintiff used “Rajmoti” as a trademark as well as a distinctive logo for edible oils that included cotton seed oil and groundnut oil. The plaintiff later expanded the business to mineral … Continue reading Case Comment: M/S Shree Rajmoti Industries Vs M/S Shri Vishwaprabha Food

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