Bayer Corp. v. Union of India

By Apoorva Mandhani  The Supreme Court, in Bayer Corporation v. Union of India & Ors.[1], in December, 2014 upheld India’s first compulsory license by dismissing a Special Leave Petition filed by Bayer Corporation. The Apex Court upheld the

Companies (Amendment) Bill 2014

By Saurav Agarwal & Nischay Nagarwal The Companies (Amendment) Bill 2014[1] (“Bill”) was passed by Lok Sabha on 17th December 2014 in Parliament to make certain amendments in the Companies Act, 2013. The Companies Act, 2013 (“Act”) was

Analysis of doctrines: ‘Sweat of the brow’ & ‘Modicum of creativity’ vis-a-vis Originality in Copyright Law

By Shuchi Mehta Originality is the basic yardstick used by the copyright regimes in the world to evaluate the availability copyright protection to a particular work. The threshold of originality varies from jurisdictions. Section 13(1)

Pooja Ravinder Devidasani v. State of Maharashtra & Ors.

By Binju Inamdar Directors cannot be held liable for dishonour of cheques issued by the company after his/her resignation FACTS OF THE CASE: The Appellant, Pooja Ravinder Devidasani was appointed as a Director of M/s Elite

Analysis of two injunctions by Delhi HC – Ericsson v. Xiomi Tech. & Micromax v. Oneplus Tech.

By Srinivas Atreya Chatti The past few weeks have seen some interesting developments in the realm of technology and intellectual property laws with both foreign and domestic mobile phone/technology manufacturers aggressively resorting to courts in

Depository Receipts Scheme 2014

By Saurav Agarwal The Ministry of Finance, vide a notification dated 21 October 2014, has liberalized the scheme relating to Depository Receipts (“DRs”). This Scheme, called the Depository Receipts Scheme 2014[1] (the “2014 Scheme” or

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