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Publicity Rights in India: Need for Post-Mortem Recognition

Right to Publicity relates to the right to control one’s identity and ensure protection against any unauthorized use. These rights have been traditionally associated and have been regarded as a facet of the right to privacy of an individual. However, lately, these rights have assumed significance in matters pertaining to intellectual property (“IP”). This is … Continue reading Publicity Rights in India: Need for Post-Mortem Recognition

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Fantasy Sports in India: A Report

BACKGROUND With a lot happening in the realm of Fantasy Sports in the Country, this report aims to explain the rise of fantasy sports in India, the legality aspect, the regulatory requirement, the present position and such other complexities around the subject. INTRODUCTION Being able to recreate sports teams and enjoy what it feels to … Continue reading Fantasy Sports in India: A Report

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Tax Laws For Non Residents Professional Athletes

INTRODUCTION Top level athletes competing in various sports earn millions of dollars in wages. Just like a normal wage earner, they are entitled to pay their dues to the government. Earning extraordinary wages also leads to extraordinary tax payments. Cristiano Ronaldo –a top level athlete decided to join Juventus F.C., one of Italy’s leading football … Continue reading Tax Laws For Non Residents Professional Athletes

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Central Government promulgates the Tribunal Reforms (Rationalisation and Conditions of Service) Ordinance 2021

The Central Government promulgated the Tribunals Reforms (Rationalisation and Conditions of Service) Ordinance, 2021. The Tribunal Reforms (Rationalisation and Conditions of Service) Bill, 2021 was introduced in the Parliament earlier this year but could not be taken up for consideration and passing. Exercising the power under Article 123(1) of the Constitution of India, the President … Continue reading Central Government promulgates the Tribunal Reforms (Rationalisation and Conditions of Service) Ordinance 2021

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The Suo Moto Cognizance of the Supreme Court Pertaining to Limitation Comes to an End

The Supreme Court of India, on 8th March 2021, lifted the limitation date for filing cases levied due to the coronavirus and national lockdown. Due to a novel Coronavirus, the Supreme Court of India took Suo Moto cognizance of the condition faced by litigants who could not physically come to the courts to file their … Continue reading The Suo Moto Cognizance of the Supreme Court Pertaining to Limitation Comes to an End

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The Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Economic Development

Introduction Intellectual Property is that property that is developed by the human mind and by human intellect. Now intellectual property and rights attached to intellectual property are becoming very precious and valuable. In India, there are well-established administrative, statutory, and Judicial frameworks for protecting IPR. India has to comply with the Agreement on Trade-Related Intellectual … Continue reading The Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Economic Development

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The Contours of Religious Susceptibilities for Trademarks Introduction

In a country like India where religion is of paramount importance for the majority of its population, the usage of names of Gods, Goddesses, and religious texts and scriptures as trademarks can be sensitive. Although the same is not completely banned or prohibited from being used yet it depends largely on the nature of the … Continue reading The Contours of Religious Susceptibilities for Trademarks Introduction

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The Curious Case of E-Commerce Models in India

Prefatory The year 1991 has been a game-changer for India; however, nothing has remained the same ever since. The introduction of ‘E-commerce’ in India not only changed the way how people buy products but also contrived a critical situation for brick and mortar stores that follow the traditional routine of buying and selling. According to … Continue reading The Curious Case of E-Commerce Models in India

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Clubbing Of Tax Evasion under GST: An Innovative Way to Trigger Arrest Provisions

The Bombay High Court vide its judgment dated 08.02.2021, has raised a new question instead of delivering an answer to the correct and firm interpretation of the legislation. In the case of Yogesh Jagdish Kanodia v. The State of Maharashtra & Anr., the primary issue before the Hon’ble High Court was to deal with the … Continue reading Clubbing Of Tax Evasion under GST: An Innovative Way to Trigger Arrest Provisions

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Registration of Geographical Indications in India

Geographical Indication or GI Tags is an intellectual property right given over a product that originates from a specific geographical location and holds qualities that are intrinsic or reputable due to that location. A few examples of GIs are Roquefort Cheese which is a unique form of blue cheese that is aged in Roquefort-Sur-Soulzon, France; … Continue reading Registration of Geographical Indications in India

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