Month: April 2020

Arbitration : A Perspective

Arbitration is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution. ADR methods enjoy significant advantages such as lower costs, greater flexibility of process, higher confidentiality, greater likelihood of settlement, choice of forum, choice of solutions etc. Having said that one of the most popular widely recognised and practised forms of ADR is Arbitration. Arbitration Law in India … Continue reading Arbitration : A Perspective

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Intermittent Prior Use Vis-A-Vis The Defence Under Section 34 Of The Trade Marks Act, 1999

The Hon’ble High Court of Delhi in a recent case of Peps Industries Private Limited vs. Kurlon Limited, [1] discussed about the defence under Section 34 of the Trade Marks Act, 1999 along with the concept of descriptive trademark. PEPS INDUSTRIES PRIVATE LIMITED VS. KURLON LIMITED Brief Facts: By way of this suit before the … Continue reading Intermittent Prior Use Vis-A-Vis The Defence Under Section 34 Of The Trade Marks Act, 1999

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Remedy Against Online Piracy To Protect The Interest Of Copyright Owners – A Newer Approach By Way Of ‘Dynamic Injunction’

With the digital economy in play, online piracy has always been an incumbent issue amongst the copyright owners and the rights of the owners were often affected either due to the lack of sufficient remedy or sufficient guidelines. However, the Hon’ble Delhi High Court in its recent judgement dated 10th April, 2019 in UTV Software … Continue reading Remedy Against Online Piracy To Protect The Interest Of Copyright Owners – A Newer Approach By Way Of ‘Dynamic Injunction’

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General Advisory Vis-A-Vis Responding To Legal Notices/Communications

Having been a part of the growth story at Khurana & Khurana (K&K), we, in the last 13 years, have come across and successfully handled legal issues across numerous industries, academic institutions, and individuals. Such legal issues range from complex shareholding agreement conflicts, to co-founder agreement disputes, to equity transfer mandates, to non-compliances of regulatory … Continue reading General Advisory Vis-A-Vis Responding To Legal Notices/Communications

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Covid-19 FIFA Regulatory Issues – An Overview

The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), on the 7th of April 2020, published guidelines on certain prominent issues and made recommendations to address the consequences of the unprecedented disruption caused by Covid-19 to the Football community. The guidelines were framed by a task force chaired by the Vice-President of FIFA, Vittorio Montagliani, alongside various … Continue reading Covid-19 FIFA Regulatory Issues – An Overview

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Dismissal Of Suit In Absence Of Individual Civil Rights vis-a-vis Specific Relief Act: Delhi High Court

In a recent judgment by J. Rajiv Sahai End law in the case of Claudia de Simone & Orsv Actial Farmaceutica Srl & Ors, the Delhi High Court dismissed the suit seeking  grant of injunction against manufacturing, importing, advertising, selling, offering to sell and stocking their new product or any other formulation amounting to drug under … Continue reading Dismissal Of Suit In Absence Of Individual Civil Rights vis-a-vis Specific Relief Act: Delhi High Court

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Migrant Workers’ COVID 19 Measures: PIL Update

There were two set of PILs that have been filed in the Supreme Court of India concerning the migrant workers: A. Writ Petition No. 468/2020 titled “Alakh Alok Srivastava Vs UOI” (hereinafter referred to as “WP 1”) was filed by an Advocate practicing in the Supreme Court (Petitioner-in-Person), seeking immediate action to safeguard the rights … Continue reading Migrant Workers’ COVID 19 Measures: PIL Update

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TikTok, Clock Ticks?

TikTok is a video sharing application that allows users to create and share 15 second videos, owned by the Chinese company ByteDance, after merging with its predecessor- Musical.ly. The App allows its users to record their reactions to videos and further edit them with filters, music, animation, special effects etc., and like all other social … Continue reading TikTok, Clock Ticks?

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BIRAC – An Overview

Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) is a non-profit public sector enterprise, set up by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India as an Interface Agency to strengthen and empower the emerging Biotech enterprise to undertake strategic research and innovation, addressing nationally relevant product development needs. BIRAC is an industry-academia interface and implements its mandate … Continue reading BIRAC – An Overview

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BCCI Comes Under The Ambit Of NADA; ICC Finally A WADA Compliant, But What Next?

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has finally agreed to come under the ambit of the National Anti-Doping Agency of India (NADA), after resisting for years. Prior to this, BCCI used the services of International Dope Testing Management (IDTM), which is based in Sweden, for collecting samples of cricketers, and then submitting … Continue reading BCCI Comes Under The Ambit Of NADA; ICC Finally A WADA Compliant, But What Next?

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