Tag: PIL

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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Legality of Dream 11

Dream 11, arguably the most successful online fantasy sports platform in India, has had its fair share of legal controversy. The legality of Dream 11 has always been in question and contended in various Courts throughout the country. The general stance taken by courts, while dealing with legality of Dream 11, has been that online … Continue reading Legality of Dream 11

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Does Publication of Bare Acts by Private Companies amount to Copyright Infringement?

Introduction “[I]f ignorance of law is no excuse it presupposes that a citizen is able to know law. The elementary requirement in this country is that the citizen is able to obtain an authenticated copy of the Act, Rules and Regulations. If a citizen is not able to obtain these documents, the argument is that … Continue reading Does Publication of Bare Acts by Private Companies amount to Copyright Infringement?

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Central Government’s power of Revocation of Patent in Public Interest

Gopikrishnan M and Akash Patel, interns at Khurana and Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys, looks at Central Government’s power of Revocation of Patent in Public Interest. The Indian Patent Act,1970(hereinafter Act) empowers the Central Government to revoke any patent granted by the Indian Patent Office if it feels that the said patent is prejudicial to public … Continue reading Central Government’s power of Revocation of Patent in Public Interest

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