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U.S. jury upheld validity of two patents for Amgen Inc’s cholesterol-lowering drug Repatha® (evolocumab)

US healthcare giant Amgen has successfully defended two of its patents related to cholesterol-lowering drug Repatha® (evolocumab). Amgen announced on February 25, 2019 that a U.S. District Court jury in Delaware delivered a verdict in the company’s favor upholding the validity of two patents related to its anti-cholesterol drug, Repatha®. The patent challenge was brought … Continue reading U.S. jury upheld validity of two patents for Amgen Inc’s cholesterol-lowering drug Repatha® (evolocumab)

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Highlights of National Commission for Indian System of Medicines Bill, (need for preserving, regulating, organizing the Age Old Medicine Systems)

Introduction As a child growing up in India, or even as an adult, each one of us has had a fair experience of how grandmothers in Indian households peculiarly happen to have herbal prescriptions for all the ailments that could come our way, famously known as ‘Daadi ke nuskhe’ and we have to agree, most … Continue reading Highlights of National Commission for Indian System of Medicines Bill, (need for preserving, regulating, organizing the Age Old Medicine Systems)

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A Comprehensive Review of Amazon Project Zero ( Anti- Counterfeiting Initiative) , Analysis in detail of the Policy, Issues, Takedown Mechanism and its Applicability in India

Introduction India is one of the world’s fastest growing online commerce markets with multi-national giants like Amazon and Walmart’s Flipkart fighting for dominance. Recently, the Indian Government came up with new regulations on e-commerce  which require these e-commerce websites to treat all vendors equally, owning inventory, effectively barring foreign companies from featuring exclusive products on their … Continue reading A Comprehensive Review of Amazon Project Zero ( Anti- Counterfeiting Initiative) , Analysis in detail of the Policy, Issues, Takedown Mechanism and its Applicability in India

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The Companies Act (Amendment) Ordinance 2019 Highlights and Analysis

INTRODUCTION A Committee under the chairmanship of Mr. Injeti Srinivas formed by the Ministry of the Company Affairs (“MCA”) gave their recommendations to relook the offences under the Companies Act, 2013 (“Act”). Consequently ,The Ministry of Law and Justice had came out with an Ordinance dated 2nd November, 2018, further amending 31 provisions of the Act. … Continue reading The Companies Act (Amendment) Ordinance 2019 Highlights and Analysis

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Geneva Convention (Prisoner of War Status) and its Applicability in the Case of IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman

Introduction In an aftermath of Pulwama attack in which more than 40 CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) Jawans lost their lives, India conducted an Air Strike on various Jaish-E-Mohammed’s (Terrorist Organization that took responsibility of the Pulawama Attack) Training Centre and Launch pads in POK on 26th February 2019. As a consequence of which a … Continue reading Geneva Convention (Prisoner of War Status) and its Applicability in the Case of IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman

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Case analysis: Whatman International Limited V. P Mehta & Ors.

The Delhi High Court, in a recent trademark matter before it, awarded exemplary compensation to the U.K. based plaintiff, Whatman International Limited in lieu of damage caused to its various intellectual property rights by the defendants since a period stretching over 25 years. The defendants had continually and persistently infringed trademark, copyright and trade-dress, while … Continue reading Case analysis: Whatman International Limited V. P Mehta & Ors.

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All New 2019 Startup Policy of the DPIIT/DIPP (Widened Definition and Modified Norms)

Startups play a major role in any economy, they may be small in size but they do create a number of Jobs, more jobs means an improved economy. They also contribute to innovation and competition. Startups act as catalyst, once a startup is established, the process of industrialization and generate demands for various other units … Continue reading All New 2019 Startup Policy of the DPIIT/DIPP (Widened Definition and Modified Norms)

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Geo – Tagging of Companies (Registered on or before 31/12/2017) Mandatory before 25th April – MCA

The Central Government has been vested power under Section 12 (9) and Section 469 (1 and 2) to make rules for carrying out in the provisions by a notification for any matter whatsoever under the Companies Act 2013 ( hereinafter referred to as “ the Act”. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs regulates Corporate Affairs in … Continue reading Geo – Tagging of Companies (Registered on or before 31/12/2017) Mandatory before 25th April – MCA

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Case Study: Tea Board of India Vs. ITC Ltd.

What is GI? A Geographical Indication (GI) is defined in the TRIPS Agreement. The mark of GI acts as an indicator which identifies a good as which originates in the territory of a Member country, or a regional locality in that territory, which has a quality, reputation or other characteristic of the good because of … Continue reading Case Study: Tea Board of India Vs. ITC Ltd.

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All about Article 370 (Jammu & Kashmir) From Dawn till Dusk

There has always a reference drawn to draconian Article 370 whenever the Kashmir issue rises. In fact there was always a need to amend Article 370 but now after the Pulwama Attack on 14 February in which 40 CRPF personnel were martyred the demands to scrap of the same has intensified. But What is Article 370, Why … Continue reading All about Article 370 (Jammu & Kashmir) From Dawn till Dusk

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