Legal Provisions to counter Cyber Pornography

Editor’s Note: This post highlights the key provisions in the Indian IT Act, 2000 to counter cyber pornography. This post also highlights the most recent steps taken by the Government of India, on the directions of the Supreme Court, in… Continue Reading

PIL on Patent Working Requirement: Timeline and Updates

This post presents recent updates and a timeline of events on Prof. Basheer’s PIL relating to the patent working requirement. Brief Background The writ petition brought into light the issue pertaining to non-compliance of the patent working requirement (known as the… Continue Reading

FAQs on Trademark Registration in India – Part IV

This is the fourth post in a series of posts relating to frequently asked questions. The first, second and third posts are available here, here and here. My registered trademark is becoming generic, what can I do to protect it?… Continue Reading

FAQs on Trademark Registration in India – Part III

This is the third post in a series of posts relating to frequently asked questions. The first and second posts are available here and here. In what all classes can an Online Education Startup register its trademark? What is the… Continue Reading

FAQs on Trademark Registration in India – Part II

This is the second post in a series of posts relating to frequently asked question. The first post is available here. Can a company register the unique fragrance of a Leather Jacket by submitting the chemical formula to the TM… Continue Reading

FAQs on Trademark Registration in India – Part I

This post is the first post in a series of new posts relating to Frequently Asked Questions. Can someone register word GANDHI as a trademark in various classes, after obtaining consent from legal heirs of Mahatama Gandhi? No, he cannot… Continue Reading

Uniform Civil Code for Gender Justice in India

Although the debate on Unifrom Civil Code (UCC) has been overshadowed by several other “useful” news, however, UCC remains a contentious topic till date. UCC means the codification of laws pertaining to all citizens irrespective of the religion they profess.… Continue Reading