Month: June 2021

A Critical Analysis of Singh & Singh Dispute Order

Recently, the Delhi High Court through its judgment vide order dated 2nd June ’21, temporarily restricted the Canada based law firm named Singh + Singh Lawyers LLP (S&S Canada) from violating the trademark rights of the India based law firm Singh & Singh Law Firm LLP (S&S India). Through this article, the author aims to … Continue reading A Critical Analysis of Singh & Singh Dispute Order

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Demystifying the Conundrum of Arbitrability of Disputes Concerning Trademarks

Introduction The Delhi High Court, through its judgement, in the recent matter of M/S. Golden Tobie Private Limited v. M/S. Golden Tobacco Limited, dated 04-06-21 delved into the interpretation of section 8 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act in relation to the disputes involving Trademarks. The Hon’ble court considered this dispute concerning the breach of … Continue reading Demystifying the Conundrum of Arbitrability of Disputes Concerning Trademarks

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Antitrust Investigation into Amazon and Flipkart: An Overview

In line with the recent trend of increasing scrutiny against Big-Tech firms, the Competition Commission of India [hereinafter “CCI”] is ready to accelerate the anti-trust investigation that was launched against Amazon Seller Services Private Limited [hereinafter “Amazon”] and Flipkart Internet Private Limited [hereinafter “Flipkart”] last year in the month of January. This move comes as … Continue reading Antitrust Investigation into Amazon and Flipkart: An Overview

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The Redefined Boundaries Of Section 397 After The McDonald Case

Introduction In Vikram Bakshi v. Connaught Plaza Restaurants Limited[1] (‘McDonald’s case’), Vikram Bakshi approached the National Company Law Tribunal (‘NCLT’) on the grounds of oppression by McDonald’s. He alleged that the act of not re-electing him as the Managing Director (‘MD’) of Connaught Plaza Restaurants (‘the company’) amounted to oppression under section 397 of the … Continue reading The Redefined Boundaries Of Section 397 After The McDonald Case

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Final Guidelines for Influencer Advertising on Digital Media

On 22nd February 2021, the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) released the draft guidelines for influencer advertising on digital media platforms. The draft was open to feedbacks from influencers, agencies, public, and shareholders. Subsequently, ASCI released its final guidelines on Thursday, 27th May, 2021 will be applicable to commercial messages or advertisements published on … Continue reading Final Guidelines for Influencer Advertising on Digital Media

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Circulation of E-Newspaper: Infringement Under Copyright Law

Dissemination of e-newspapers on Telegram has raised a copyright debate under the steady gaze of the Delhi High Court. Because of CoVID-19 limitations coming into power, actual dispersion and house-to-house conveyance of papers got cruelly affected.  As this issue surfaced most paper sites began offering free preliminaries on their individual sites by the methods for … Continue reading Circulation of E-Newspaper: Infringement Under Copyright Law

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