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CBI wants to probe adoption case again
In what is being termed as one of the most landmark judgments upholding the right to free speech in recent
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Voltage Surcharge – A Cash Bomb Waiting to Implode in Maharashtra, India
I have presented a brief idea of an issue of an electric utility overcharging certain kinds of consumers that are
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Section 66a: Its repeal and its after-effects
In what is being termed as one of the most landmark judgments upholding the right to free speech in recent
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Can Sales Tax Dept attach & sell auction property for recovery of dues of seller?
A Company in the course of business obtained financial assistance from financial institutions and banks. For securing the debt, the
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Effect of the negotiable instruments (amendment) ordinance, 2015 (6 of 2015)
The President of India has promulgated the Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015 (6 of 2015) on 15th June 2015. The
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Unwed mother not required to specifically notify the putative father of the child whom she has given birth to
The Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in a landmark judgment delivered on 6thJuly 2015 held that unwed mother is not
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A judicial caution for Aggregator based E-commerce business like UBER
A ruling, if upheld through appellate judicial scrutiny can change the structure of modern-day technology driven enterprises. On 3rd June,
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A WIDOW WHO REMARRIES HAS RIGHTS IN HER FORMER HUSBAND’S PROPERTIES
The Hon’ble Bombay High Court in a recent judgment has ruled that a widow, even after she has remarried, has the
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ANA becomes 2nd Law Firm in India to achieve ISO 9001:2008 & 27001:2013
Recently Abhay Nevagi & Associates, Advocates (hence ANA) has become the only the Second law firm in India to become
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JOURNEY OF A LAW FIRM IN IMPLEMENTING AN INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM UNDER ISO 27001
Information Security is a process that protects the information, intellectual property and resources generated or managed by an organisation. An
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Right of Maintenance to Women in Live-in Relationships
Marriage in the Indian society has been considered as a sacred bond since the Vedic period. This concept of matrimony
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WHETHER THE HINDU SUCCESSION (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2005 WILL HAVE RETROSPECTIVE OR PROSPECTIVE EFFECT
The Hon’ble Supreme Court has recently passed a judgment in respect of whether the amendment of 2005 to the Hindu
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Recovery of excess salary paid to an employee impermissible in certain cases
The Supreme Court in State of Punjab vs Rafiq Masih (White Washer) AIR 2015 SC 696 addressed issues regarding recovery
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ORAL CONVERSATIONS RECORDED ON COMPACT DISCS ARE DOCUMENTS
The Apex Court has reiterated an existing principle of law in Criminal Appeal No. 1525 OF 2015, Shamser Singh Verma
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2015: 5 significant judgments, 5 good laws, 5 things to look forward to in 2016
While discussing the ambit of Section 9A of the Code of Civil Procedure (CPC) (as amended by Maharashtra Amendment Act)
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The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2015
Arbitration has increasingly become a preferred option to settle commercial disputes globally as well as in India. Provisions relating to
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Creative Inspiration or Infringement? The Thin Divide
T.S.Eliot said: “Immature poets imitate, mature poets steal. Bad poets deface what they take from great poets and transform it into something
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Vicarious liability of director of a company in an offence under section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act 1881 –
Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881(for short “NI Act” or “the said Act”) makes dishonor of cheques for
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The Insolvency And Bankruptcy Code published in the Official Gazette
The Insolvency And Bankruptcy Code, 2016 has received the assent of the President on 28th May, 2016 and is published
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Amendment to Section 63 and 63-1A of the Maharashtra Tenancy
Section 63 of the Maharashtra Tenancy and Agricultural Lands Act (for short “MTAL” or “the Act”) barred transfer of Agricultural
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Deferred payment of consideration in share transfer transaction is now allowed
In a welcome move, as per Notification No.FEMA.368/2016-RB dated 20-May-2016 the Reserve Bank of India has now allowed payment of
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Net Neutrality : Pre-Consultation paper and way ahead
India has an estimated 426 million Internet users, a number that is estimated to grow to approx. 515 million by the
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Private Prosecution of Crime – The Supreme Court shows the Way
Who among us has not been entranced by the drama and intrigue of a legal trial? The annals of legal
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Centre to file say on plea over diluting’ AS-11
PUNE: The Bombay High Court on Monday gave the central government two weeks to file its say in a writ
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Child adoption process needs to be transparent
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The Inside Story of an Adoption Scandal
In historical terms, intercountry adoptions from India have had a short run. Within thirty years of its inception, murky scandals
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Preet Mandir adoption racket: NGO to approach HC to expedite case
The Pune-based Sakhi organisation has decided to forward an application to the Bombay High Court to expedite the case of
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All are victims of cyber crime
While calling the call centres or on special friendship lines, one mostly is under an impression that it is a
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Australian, Indian firm enters joint venture
Stickman Consulting, a leading information security company based in Australia, has entered into a joint venture with city-based law firm
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City law firm inks cyber forensics deal
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Rise in threats boost sale of security software
PUNE: The intensifying perception of security threats and cyber attacks has led to a sizeable increase in consumption of security
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Data security big challenge for BPOs
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What are ‘Personality Rights’?
Every individual or personality has a property right in the use of his or her name, voice, signature, photograph, or
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The Sweat of Creativity
Over the years, two main principles of Copyright law have emerged as decisive tools for determining the copyrightability of works
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The Colour of Cadbury
The case presented here has not been handled by Abhay Nevagi and Associates or its lawyers individually. The same is
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Sweeping up those GIs!
According to news reports, out of India’s 1,000 potential Geographical Indications, only one-tenth are recognized. However, in a move that
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Parallel Imports: Good, Bad or Ugly
Parallel Imports are at the epicenter of all controversial IP issues. Despite it being considered that they are well within
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Intermediaries: Who are they?
Since this is a rather extensive issue, the Beacon will deal with it in two parts; the first part explains
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I-Crave a Well-Known Trademark
At IPR Beacon, we think, a well-known Trademark is a bit like a movie star; someone, who has consolidated a
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GI REGISTRATION FOR TIRUPATI’S LADOO: EVEN GOD’S NEED IPR PROTECTION
In a surprise move which has opened a Pandora’s Box of sorts for the Geographical Indications Registry, Tirumala-Tirupati Devasthanams, a
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Don’t want to license me your Trademark? I’ll snatch it!
Imagine a situation where A licenses his trademark to a foreign business entity or a franchisee. After few years of
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IT’S OK IF THERE IS A DELAY: IPAB
The Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB), in a trade mark dispute between two Ludhiana-based manufacturing units – Highways Industries Limited
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De Minimis Rule – Size doth matter!
De minimis is a Latin expression which means, about minimal things. The concept of de minimis in intellectual property arises
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