Articles

Trademarks and their Remedies

A trademark is a mark, logo or trade name which identifies a business to its customers. It is generally words, phrases, logos and symbols used by producers to identify their goods.  However, shapes, sounds, fragrances and colors may also be...

Status of Women In Modern Era: Rapes and Acid Attack

“A lady was crying in the arbitrator room because her husband severely beat him up yesterday, the face of the lady was swollen and her hands were injured.” This line reflects the status of women in today’s society. A woman’s...

De-criminalizing the Attempt to Suicide

But in the end one needs more courage to live than to kill himself. - Albert Camus A person wants to end his/ her life. What stops him? Little do we realize that everyone should have complete control over one-self. This...

Return of E-rickshaws on road after compromising on safety

E-rickshaws and e-carts will now be ply on roads legally as the Cabinet approved the ordinance on January 7, 2015. This ordinance ought to treat these two as motor vehicles under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. The passage of...

Conflict of Intellectual Property Rights in Competition Law

IPRs are essential for the innovation, creativity and diffusion of technology where as competition law is essential to prevent the anti-competitive practices. However many of the IP licensing practices like tying, grant backs and pooling are not intrinsically restrictive...

The Law on Religious Conversions

When the missionary of another religion goes to them, he goes like a vendor of goods. He has no special spiritual merit that will distinguish him from those to whom he goes. He does however possess material goods which...

Age of Juvenility: Need of Reduction from 18 to 16

Lexicon meaning of the term Juvenile is ‘a young person, not fully developed who displays or suggests lack of maturity’. On the similar conceptual line the term has been legally defined under Section 2(k) of Juvenile Justice (Care and...

The Misogyny of India – A look at the recent Uber Cab Rape Case

On December 5th, 2014, a 25 year old executive, working for a global company as a financial analyst, was raped by her Uber cab driver. The driver reportedly threatened to kill her if she went to the police, but...

Are judicial proceedings in India more biased towards celebrities?

Answering ‘yes’ to the title question above, means that in a country where ‘RIGHT TO EQUALITY’ is a fundamental right incorporated in Article 14 of the Indian constitution there are discrepancies in the reality of its execution. Does the...

Commutation of Death Sentences: A Critical Analysis

Death penalty has constantly been criticized for being inhuman punishment. It is contended that a civilized society does not require this kind of punishment. Indian criminal justice system retains capital punishment or death penalty for certain serious offences. At the...
- Advertisement -

Latest News

Political Parties and the Affair of Symbols

Introduction A political party is a group of people with the same ideology, intention, and agenda who try to hold power through...
- Advertisement -

Punjab Woman Evokes Petition for Protection Fearing Honour Killing

In the case of Divya Mattu and another vs State of Punjab and others, the petitioner, Divya, fearing honour killing against her by her...

Punjab Woman Accuses Punjab Police of Keeping Husband in Illegal Custody and Framing Him in a False Case

In the case of Geeta v the State of Punjab, the petitioner evoked a writ petition of habeas corpus as she claimed that her...

Addition of Words as Prefixes or Suffixes Is an Infringement of a Registered Trademark: Delhi High Court

Justice Jayanth Nath allowed the Times Group to use its registered trademark “Newshour”, in the case of Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd v. ARG Outlier...

Just Because the Deceased Did Not Have License, Does Not Imply He Was Negligent: Chhattisgarh High Court

In the case of Hemlal & Others v. Dayaram & Others, a Single Bench of Chhattisgarh High Court consisting of Justice Sanjay S. Agrawal annunciated various...