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Boosting the Start-Up Ecosystem and Importance of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

The COVID-19 pandemic has put the economies around the world to a standstill, Indian economy has been derailed due to the nationwide lockdown which has lead to disruption of the supply chain. Governments around the world have come with...

‘Coronil’ Trademark Case: What is the ‘Fracas’ all About?

Recently, a trademark legal dispute ensued between two companies for a showdown before the Hon’ble Madras High Court. The suit was filed by  M/s. Arudra Engineering Private Limited, subsequently, amended to M/s. Arudra Engineers Private Limited, Chennai (“Plaintiff”), is...

Emergent Effect of New Consumer Protection Act 2019 on ‘E-Commerce’ Business

Introduction ‘E-commerce’ or ‘Electronic Commerce’ in general parlance deals with the buying & selling of goods, products, and services using the internet or internet-based mediums or online transactions. Over the years, the E-Commerce industry or business has established a very...

Encounters and the Law Around: Fake Encounter Concluded

Suddenly a little known small village called Amshipora in south Kashmir with a population of just 1700 inhabitants has taken a center stage in the local news. This after an encounter with the security forces in which three suspected...

‘Jiski Lathi, Uski Bhains’: An Analysis from the Perspective of Social Distancing Norms in COVID-19

For those of us living in India right now, every day there's a new set of rules and regulations and law handed down from Centre and State governments as they aim to stop the spread of coronavirus. Borders have...

A Legal Insight Into the Lives of the Women of Jammu and Kashmir

Divorce, Dignity, Maintenance and Empowerment Anyone who seeks remedy under Law anticipates an effective and speedy redressal of grievances. To cater to this hope, the Legislature often endeavours to design special laws, procedures and adjudicatory fora for speedy adjudication of...

Self Reliant Kashmir, Legally

The Law which abrogated a Law to introduce a new Law is itself under Judicial Scrutiny and is presently the subject matter of WP(C) 1099 of 2019 before the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India, but in the absence of any decree...

The Only Cure for Contempt Is Counter Contempt

As Franklin D. Roosevelt rightly said, “Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely” We all believe that among all the organs of the country, the judiciary is considered to be the one unprejudiced body...

Is Force Majeure a Savior or a Tormentor During the COVID-19 Lockdown?

Introduction The meaning of the terms of the ‘Force Majeure’ can be traced in in Black’s Law Dictionary, as ‘an event or effect that can be neither anticipated nor controlled. It is a contractual provision allocating the risk of loss...

Disclosure Obligations of Offences Relating to Bribing Under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988

Generally speaking, offences can be sub-divided in two different categories; offences falling under (1) general statutes like the Indian Penal Code 1860 (“IPC”); and (2) special statutes like the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 (“PoCA”), Essential Commodities Act 1955,...

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Job Post: Vacancy for Advocate at Sanjeev Singh & Associates

Job Description Sanjeev Singh & Associates (SSA) is looking for Advocates for their litigation team. SSA is a full-service law...