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Trade Secret Laws: Need Of An Hour

“Trade secret protection directly addresses the appropriability problem by limiting contracting parties use and dissemination of proprietary information, thereby enhancing incentives to produce valuable information.[i]” When we see the Indian laws there are no such legislations with regard to the same but this concept has been widely discussed around the world. India tried to resolve … Continue reading Trade Secret Laws: Need Of An Hour

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Let’s Find Out Who Has The Actual Power? -Significant Beneficial Owner

Every time a concept is introduced, there is both a good and a bad use of it. Same is the case with the concept of beneficial ownership. Money laundering, illegal activities are the terms associated with the exploitation and wrong use of this concept. Now let us understand, what is significant beneficial ownership? Definition of … Continue reading Let’s Find Out Who Has The Actual Power? -Significant Beneficial Owner

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Case Comment on Hon’ ble NCLT Mumbai Bench Holding – ” Claims towards rent do not qualify as Operational Debt under IBC”

The Hon’ble National Company Law Tribunal or NCLT (Mumbai) Bench  in M/S Citicare Super Speciality Hospital vs. Vighnaharta Health Visionaries Pvt. Ltd.[1] has held that claims towards outstanding rent do not qualify as “ Operational Debt” as defined under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 ( IBC) and therefore the petition is not maintainable under Section 9 of … Continue reading Case Comment on Hon’ ble NCLT Mumbai Bench Holding – ” Claims towards rent do not qualify as Operational Debt under IBC”

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Finance Act 2019 Amendments to Indian Stamps Act, 1899

The Finance Bill, 2019, has projected certain amendments in the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 (“the Act”) introducing uniformity in the charge of stamp duty on securities whether in physical or demat form. Amendments to the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 for Rationalization of Stamp Duty & Design of Zero Evasion Collection Mechanism in Respect of Securities … Continue reading Finance Act 2019 Amendments to Indian Stamps Act, 1899

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Highlights and Analysis of the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2016

Introduction Recently, the Central Government has identified almost 9,400 enemy properties worth Rs. One Lakh Crore and has ordered to sell it off. The Highest of these enemy properties are in Uttar Pradesh which in numbers are around 4,991 properties, second in line is West Bengal which has 2,735 enemy properties, 487 enemy properties are … Continue reading Highlights and Analysis of the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2016

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Horlicks Ltd. v. Heinz India: Delhi High Court held that comparative advertising by use of Competitor’s mark allowed

In a recent judgment dated 17th December, 2018 the Delhi High Court has ruled that the law allows comparative advertising as long as the use of competitor’s mark is honest. Facts of the Case[1]: The suit in question was filed by the plaintiff for permanent injunction against advertisement when he discovered in the newspaper “The … Continue reading Horlicks Ltd. v. Heinz India: Delhi High Court held that comparative advertising by use of Competitor’s mark allowed

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A Closer Look At Tea Board, India V. ITC Limited Dispute

Introduction Shahi Litchi of Bihar, Mysore Silk, Coorg Orange, Kashmiri Pashmina, Mizo Chilli among many others have one thing in common i.e. their quality, production and reputation is firmly attached to a particular geographical location. Property Rights are granted to products of such nature due to the fact that they are produced in a specific … Continue reading A Closer Look At Tea Board, India V. ITC Limited Dispute

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Registering Designs in Singapore

An Industrial design is one of the types of Intellectual Property where intellectual property is used to refer to the creations of the mind. It can be an invention, literary or artistic work, symbols, names or images as well. Since it is a property, just like in case of property ownership, ownership of the right … Continue reading Registering Designs in Singapore

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Impact of Employment Agreements on Patents in Indonesia

Just like the owner of a real estate property controls the rights to how the property is to be used and maintained, intellectual property grants the owner of it certain protection and rights. Intellectual property can be anything that refers to the creations of the mind. Patent is a type of intellectual property which provides … Continue reading Impact of Employment Agreements on Patents in Indonesia

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Copyright Registration in Malaysia

Intellectual Property is a type of property that broadly speaking consists of creations of the mind. Briefly intellectual property can be further sub classified into patents, copyrights, trademarks, industrial designs and Geographical indications. Each of these categories refers to different sets of protection or rights that can be granted towards respective intellectual creations. These rights … Continue reading Copyright Registration in Malaysia

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