[Guest Post] Foreign Start-Ups Now Eligible for Patent Fee Reduction and Expedited Examination

This post has been contributed by Ms. Aparna Kareer. She is a Principal Associate, Obhan & Associates. She oversees the Patent filing department of the Firm. She conducts searches, drafts patent specifications and prosecutes them at the Indian Patent Office. She also… Continue Reading

[Guest Post] Complaint U/S. 138 NI Act: Filing and Procedure

Editor’s note: Filing complaints under the Negotiable Instrument Act is one of the many things that you, as an intern or a litigation associate, would observe in each and every district court with almost every advocate practicing in the subordinate… Continue Reading

[Guest Post] Initial Coin Offering (ICO) and its Intellectual Property (IP) Interface

This post has been contributed by Mr. Tarun Khurana. He is a Partner and Patent Attorney at Khurana & Khurana (K&K) and IIPRD. He has over 14 years experience in a broad range of Intellectual Property subject matters. His education… Continue Reading

[Guest Post] Immigration and Law: The Dark Side

This post has been contributed by Mr Anil Malhotra, BSc. LL.B (Punjab), LL.M (London) who heads the firm Malhotra and Malhotra Associates, headquartered at Chandigarh, India. Mr Malhotra has to his credit seven books pertaining to issues of private international… Continue Reading

[Guest Post] Importance of liquidated damage clause in a Contract

This post has been contributed by Mr Bhumesh Verma. He is the managing partner of Corp Comm Legal, which he set up after spending 23 years with some of the best Indian law firms. He is a law graduate from… Continue Reading

[Guest Post] Legal ‘Forms’ in Indian Courts – Part II

The post has been contributed by Anuradha Chandel, Advocate – District Court, Solan, Himachal Pradesh. Ms. Chandel is currently a junior advocate and regularly appears before lower courts and tribunals in Solan, H.P. This post is in continuation of Ms.… Continue Reading

Register of Designs and Certificate of Registration (Part 3)

The previous post discussed how the Controller may accept or refuse an application for registration of designs under the Designs Act,2000. This post discusses the third stage – the acceptance of application is followed by registration of design as follows-… Continue Reading

Acceptance of Application and Decision of Controller with regard to Registration of Designs (Part 2)

The previous post discussed the first stage (filing of the application). After the submission of an application to the Controller, the second stage consists of either acceptance or refusal by the Controller. A. Procedure for Acceptance of Application Rule 17… Continue Reading