Month: March 2018

An Insight Into The Jurisdiction Of ASCI

Introduction In the recent years, India, as one of the fastest growing marketplaces, has witnessed tremendous competition in the field of Advertising industry. The existence of a huge population coupled with their ever-increasing purchasing capacity has created a profitable market in India which has led to a cut-throat competition between the sellers. Thus, every competitor … Continue reading An Insight Into The Jurisdiction Of ASCI

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Uber v. Waymo and Lessons for Trade Secret Protection for Companies

It’s been over 100 years since the establishment of the theory of the separate juristic personality of a corporation. Nevertheless, a corporation still functions through humans. The unique competitive edge that corporations wield in the market as against other competitors is by virtue of certain ideas or information pertaining to a particular ingredient of an … Continue reading Uber v. Waymo and Lessons for Trade Secret Protection for Companies

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Battle of the Brands: Gilead Sciences Inc. vs. Merck & Co. Inc

The legal dispute between the two pharmaceutical majors Gilead Sciences Inc. and Merck & Co. Inc. involving Hepatitis C drugs clearly indicates the high stakes involved when it comes to intellectual property. It all began in 2013, back in the day when Gilead Sciences Inc, filed for a New Drug application (NDA) with the FDA … Continue reading Battle of the Brands: Gilead Sciences Inc. vs. Merck & Co. Inc

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A Take on Producer’s Right in ‘Dubbing’ and ‘Remaking’ of a Movie

Can a producer of a film remake or dub it without the permission of the author of the script? The answer to this question is given by a division bench of Madras High Court in a recent case of Mr. Thiagarajan Kumararaja vs. M/s Capital Film Works (India) Pvt. Ltd. and another. In this case … Continue reading A Take on Producer’s Right in ‘Dubbing’ and ‘Remaking’ of a Movie

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Tobacco Packaging Laws: An Effectual or an Ineffectual Effort?

There have been growing concerns associated with the ill effects of smoking. The Government has been trying to focus on the public heath measure side-lining the trademark related rights and commercial interest of the Tobacco companies, and 85% mandatory health warning display on the Tobacco boxes is a result of the same. Attempts have also … Continue reading Tobacco Packaging Laws: An Effectual or an Ineffectual Effort?

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