Tag: Corona

Know Your Tenancy Rights In The Time Of Force Majeure (Covid-19)

In exercise of the powers, conferred under section 10(2)(I) of the Disaster Management Act, the National Executive Committee, had issued an order on 29th March, 2020 urging State / Union Territory Governments and Authorities to implement lockdown measures. This was primarily passed as a large movement of migrant workers was taking place in several parts … Continue reading Know Your Tenancy Rights In The Time Of Force Majeure (Covid-19)

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Public Notice issued by the CGPDTM, Mumbai as on 18th May, 2020

On 18th May 2020, the CGPDTM, Mumbai issued a Public Notice regarding the timeline/periods as prescribed under the IP Acts and Rules for completion of the various acts/proceedings, filing of reply/document, payment of fees, etc. in the matters of any IP applications, falling due between the lockdown period, i.e. 25.03-.020 to 17.05.2020. On 11.05.2020, in … Continue reading Public Notice issued by the CGPDTM, Mumbai as on 18th May, 2020

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IPAB Order As Per 12.05.2020 On E-Filing Of Matters

In light of the pandemic, on 12th May 2020, the Intellectual Property Appellate Board released an official order with regards to the e-filing of cases, which was to be followed until further directions. The Notice chalked out the following direction: 1. All the Counsels are requested to file fresh cases with effect from 02.05.2020, with … Continue reading IPAB Order As Per 12.05.2020 On E-Filing Of Matters

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Fighting With Infodemic Is The Need Of An Hour: Covid-19 Pandemic

At the very outset, TikTok reportedly censors materials globally which is deemed politically sensitive to the Chinese Communist Party, including content related to the recent Hong Kong protests, as well as references to Tiananmen Square, Tibetan and Taiwanese independence, and the treatment of Uighurs. I suggest the reading of https://www.lawfareblog.com/unpacking-tiktok-mobile-apps-and-national-security-risks to know more on how … Continue reading Fighting With Infodemic Is The Need Of An Hour: Covid-19 Pandemic

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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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