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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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Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorney ranked as “Tier 2” for IPR services in IP Ranking List published by Asian Legal Business

Khurana & Khurana’s pursuit for excellence continues as it celebrated 10 glorious years of service in 2018. It has been acknowledged many a times for its quick and effective services so far. K&K has again made its mark as a tier two law firm for Trademark/Copyright and Patent in offshore as well, according to IP … Continue reading Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorney ranked as “Tier 2” for IPR services in IP Ranking List published by Asian Legal Business

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Common Man’s Guide to E-Way Bill

E-way bill stands for Electronic way bill. E-way bill system under new tax regime i.e. Goods and Services Tax (GST) came into effect in April 2018. It was brought in as an anti-evasion measure in bulk consignment transports. It is an electronic waybill which is required to be carried out by a transporter of consignments … Continue reading Common Man’s Guide to E-Way Bill

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Criminal & Civil Prosecution for Copyright/Trademark Violation

If any brand’s product is genuine & original, then it enjoys a substantial amount of recognition in the eyes of its potential customer, therefore it is necessary to protect the commercial value of any product offered by such brands and the said protection is provided through Intellectual Property Rights associated with the product i.e. Trademark, … Continue reading Criminal & Civil Prosecution for Copyright/Trademark Violation

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Effect of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code Amendment on Home Buyers

Real Estate Sector in India is one of the few sectors that have witnessed exponential growth in the last two decades. It has drawn in huge investments from the people who put in their hard earned life savings to unlock their dream homes. However, the most sought after Investment Avenue has seen a dip in … Continue reading Effect of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code Amendment on Home Buyers

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Principles of Passing off In Trademarks: Wockhardt Limited Vs. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Background Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Plaintiff/ Respondent) owned a trademark a trade mark called “CHYMORAL” and “CHYMORAL FORTE”, which is a drug administered post-surgically for swellings that may arise and/or wounds that may arise. They filed a suit for infringement and an interlocutory application for passing-off against the rival, Wockhardt Limited (Defendant/ Appellants) for violating its … Continue reading Principles of Passing off In Trademarks: Wockhardt Limited Vs. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

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All About Section 31 D of Copyright Act, 1957

The 2012 amendment in Copyright Act has introduced various provisions, one of them being section 31 D. This section is concerned with the broadcasting or performance of a literary or musical and sound recording, which has already been published. Clause 1 of Section 31D states: “Any broadcasting organization desirous of communicating to the public by … Continue reading All About Section 31 D of Copyright Act, 1957

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