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Blocking Sci-Hub and Libgen? – State Intervention for ‘Open Access Platforms’ Vis-a-Vis the Elsevier Ltd vs Alexandra Elbakyan Case

In a recent Delhi High Court petition, three major publishing houses- Elsevier Ltd., Wiley India Pvt. Ltd. and American Chemical Society, filed a petition[1] for dynamic blocking of downloads from Sci-Hub and Libgen. They are open access websites which offer access to research papers behind paywalls and copyrighted books, respectively,

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“Pro-Enforcement Bias” Towards Foreign Arbitral Awards Domestically, in light of Vijay Karia and Ors. V. Prysmian Cavi E Sistemi S.R.L and Ors.

International Arbitration faces challenges domestically due to unharmonized local laws for enforcement. Often it may occur that an award may be unenforceable or challenged on the grounds of non-enforceability due to varying laws. But a global attempt at harmonisation is underway spearheaded by courts and legislations. This is primarily to

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