Category: Legal Issues

Case brief on Starbucks Corporation vs Teaquila A Fashion Cafe & Anr AIR 2022

A case was filed at the Delhi High Court by ‘Starbucks Corporation’ against the Teaquila A Fashion Café for deceptively using a similarly registered trademark ‘Frappuccino’ in their products and goods by adding suffixes and prefixes to it. Starbucks has demanded damages on the profits earned by Teaquila by illegally using their registered trademark. Hon’ble … Continue reading Case brief on Starbucks Corporation vs Teaquila A Fashion Cafe & Anr AIR 2022

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Laws And Ethics Pertaining to Media Reporting : A Detailed Analysis

ABSTRACT: It is time to look into the Indian media and reflect on the kind of news that is delivered to the audience.” Many people, not only those in positions of authority but also others believe that the news that is being presented to us has to change. Article 19 (1) (a) of the Constitution … Continue reading Laws And Ethics Pertaining to Media Reporting : A Detailed Analysis

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Suspended Director’s Right To Submit Resolution Plan

INTRODUCTION All resolution plan (RP) paperwork must be sent to a company’s suspended board of directors, as well as its operating creditors, in order for them to participate in debt recovery and safeguard their interests. Creditors have had little authority in the face of failure, and promoters retain management of the firm even after default, … Continue reading Suspended Director’s Right To Submit Resolution Plan

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Karnataka High Court Stays Ex-Parte Mandatory Ad-Interim Injunction order As it is Void Under Section 27 of Indian Contract Act, 1872

The Hon’ble High Court of Karnataka had stayed the blanket ex-parte injunction order passed by the Addl. City Civil and Sessions Judge, Bangalore restraining former employees from doing similar and identical business as that of their employer [Image Source: Freepic] The Addl. City Civil and Sessions Judge, Bangalore, on 29.09.2022, granted an ex-parte ad-interim injunction … Continue reading Karnataka High Court Stays Ex-Parte Mandatory Ad-Interim Injunction order As it is Void Under Section 27 of Indian Contract Act, 1872

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Novo Nordisk AS v. Union of India: Delhi High Court on objectionable delays in post-grant oppositions

Introduction Section 25 of the Patent Act, 1970 deals with objections raised against a patent. In two ways an objection can be raised, firstly, when the registration has not been granted to the patent termed as ‘pre-grant opposition’ and secondly after the registration has been granted, termed as ‘post granted opposition’. Clause 1 of section … Continue reading Novo Nordisk AS v. Union of India: Delhi High Court on objectionable delays in post-grant oppositions

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MRT MUSIC V. INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS COPYRIGHT DISPUTE–GRANTING BLANKET ORDER IS PUNITIVE

On 7th November 2022, the Commercial Court, Bangalore passed an ex-parte injunction order temporarily blocking the Twitter handles of the Indian National Congress (“Congress”) and Bharat Jodo Yatra. The Commercial Court order came following a Commercial Suit filed by M/s. MRT Music, a Bengaluru-based music label, alleging that the Congress have infringed their registered copyright … Continue reading MRT MUSIC V. INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS COPYRIGHT DISPUTE–GRANTING BLANKET ORDER IS PUNITIVE

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Privacy And Data Protection Laws In India

Introduction The concept of Privacy dates back to the dawn of human civilization. However, the idea of Privacy is difficult to grasp. The term “Privacy” has taken on a variety of meanings for different academics, and those definitions shift as society itself does. It is possible to trace back its history by looking at arguments … Continue reading Privacy And Data Protection Laws In India

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Government’s Move to Make Internet More Safe: The New Amendments to the IT Rules

INTRODUCTION The easy access to internet has been a boon to mankind and has become a pivotal part of our lives. The internet has closely knitted the entire world and has given several platforms for people to connect with each other and raise their opinions on several issues of public interest. However, despite all this … Continue reading Government’s Move to Make Internet More Safe: The New Amendments to the IT Rules

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The ‘Payal jo chankai’ Controversy | Can Song Covers Amount to Copyright Infringement?

Introduction The recent remake of Maine Payal Hai Chhankai, titled O Sajna by Neha Kakkar resulted in mixed criticism. Falguni Pathak, the original singer, herself resorted to making tendentious comments regarding her song cover. However, the original singer disliking a cover version of their song is not unfamiliar. A similar instance has occurred in context … Continue reading The ‘Payal jo chankai’ Controversy | Can Song Covers Amount to Copyright Infringement?

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Corporate Governance Quotient Upon The Advent Of Product Management Committee Of Irdai

INTRODUCTION In the insurance sector, the underwriters hold information of sensitive nature regarding the insured persons. In policies of life insurance or medical insurance, it becomes a matter of utmost significance that the insurance company develops a socialistic approach. This can be construed while managing the claims reserve, dealing with claims, determining premium, but most … Continue reading Corporate Governance Quotient Upon The Advent Of Product Management Committee Of Irdai

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