Category: India

Algorithmic Price Fixing And Cartel Conducts: Analysing The Competition Concerns In A Digital Economy

Technological advancements due to artificial intelligence and algorithms has led to the e-commerce industry adopting various pricing algorithms to determine prices of products. Cartels are generally formed to fix prices in the market and make the sellers a price-maker.  With the advent of artificial intelligence, and reducing roles of humans, forming and maintaining cartels has … Continue reading Algorithmic Price Fixing And Cartel Conducts: Analysing The Competition Concerns In A Digital Economy

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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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Pharmaceutical Patents a Threat to India’s Drug Industry?

The Indian Pharmaceutical industry is one of the largest, ranked fourth in the world in respect to the production volume. Over the last three decades, the industry’s growth has resulted from no existence to a world leader in terms of production of high quality generic drugs.  Prior to 2005, no patent was granted on medicines … Continue reading Pharmaceutical Patents a Threat to India’s Drug Industry?

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The Take of Supreme Court over Abuses, Falsehoods on Social Media

With a view to express opinion, belief and thought, every citizen of India is bestowed with the right of freedom of speech and expression guaranteed under Article 19 of the Indian Constitution. This right has been most distinguished in the matters where citizens have been able to raise voice against the unjust, express ideas freely … Continue reading The Take of Supreme Court over Abuses, Falsehoods on Social Media

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M/s. Sunwhite Infrastructure Pvt Ltd. V. Kindle Developers Pvt Ltd, CP No. 40 (ND)/17 (decided on 23.08.2017)

Facts The petition was filed by M/s Sunwhite Infrastructure Pvt Ltd (hereinafter referred to as “the petitioners”) against Kindle Developers Pvt Ltd (hereinafter referred to as “the respondents”) Sec 241[1] and Sec 242[2] of the Companies Act, 2013 alleging acts of mismanagement and oppression prejudicial to the interests of the company as well as the … Continue reading M/s. Sunwhite Infrastructure Pvt Ltd. V. Kindle Developers Pvt Ltd, CP No. 40 (ND)/17 (decided on 23.08.2017)

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Online Disputes and Forum Jurisdiction

The Delhi high court on 3rd January, 2018 in Impresario Entertainment & Hospitality Pvt. Ltd. vs S&D Hospitality[1], took a different view with respect to the Internet jurisdiction[2]. In the above case, plaintiff sought permanent injunction against the defendants who was running a restaurant at Hyderabad, under  the impugned trademarks ‘SOCIAL’ and ‘STONE WATER’ and its services … Continue reading Online Disputes and Forum Jurisdiction

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Patent (Amendment) Rules 2017

Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has amended Patent Rules 2003 with effect from 1st December 2017 called as the Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2017. The definition of “startup” under rule 2(fb) has been substituted with a new definition. A more liberal definition of startup has been incorporated that can allow domestic as well as foreign entities … Continue reading Patent (Amendment) Rules 2017

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Mobilox Innovations Private limited vs. Kirusa Software Private Limited

The much debated question with respect to the interpretation of what amounts to “existence of a dispute” has been finally answered by the Supreme Court in the (Mobilox vs. Kirusa) judgment. The interpretation of “existence of dispute” was seen in the context of initiation of CIRP of corporate debtors under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016. The … Continue reading Mobilox Innovations Private limited vs. Kirusa Software Private Limited

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Khurana & Khurana Opens DELHI (Jangpura) Office

Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys (K&K) along with its IP Asset Management Practice, IIPRD, upon successful completion its 10 years of practice,are happy to announce that they are opening up their 7’th branch Office in Jangpura, Delhi  w.e.f  2nd January 2018, in wake of its growing Intellectual Property (IP) and Commercial Litigation Practice, and with an … Continue reading Khurana & Khurana Opens DELHI (Jangpura) Office

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Appointment of Chairman of the Intellectual Property Appellate Board

IPAB is one of the most important IP tribunals in the country and was established by the Central Government by notifying in the Official Gazette on 15.07.2003. IPAB is an administrative body that has appellate jurisdiction over the decisions of the Controller of Patents, Registrar under the Trade Marks Act, 1999, and the Geographical Indications. … Continue reading Appointment of Chairman of the Intellectual Property Appellate Board

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