Analysis: Trademark Infringement in Naming Products in Light of Divergent Precedents

Reading Time: 6-8 minutes By: Tamanna Gupta, Student, RGNUL Punjab. Introduction Recently, the tussle between…

Quantum Leap: Analysing the Transition from Traditional Institutional Arbitration to Online Dispute Resolution due to the COVID-19 outbreak

By-Tamanna Gupta, Student, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab. Reading Time: 6-8 minutes Introduction …

Trademark Protection to Fictional Elements from Television Shows: An Emergent Reality

Author: Tamanna Gupta from Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab. Reading time: 8-10 minutes.…

Media Trials: Guilty Until Proven Innocent?

Author: Shouraseni Chakraborty, student of National University Of Study And Research In Law, Ranchi.

Article 19(1)(a) of the Indian Constitution secures the right to freedom of speech and expression, which though does not directly concern itself with freedom of press, numerous precedents have considered them to be mutually inclusive…

Dreams Shattered: Impact of COVID-19 on Migrant Child Labourers

Author: Siddhi Gokuldas Naik
There are approximately 15 million migrant children in India. These children move along with their parents in search of work and sustenance as per their migration cycle. The recorded data states that today they are affected the most because of the lockdown.

Mohori Bibee Case and the Tryst of Minors with the Contract Law

Author: Shouraseni Chakraborty

Mohori Bibee v. Dharmodas Ghose (1903 SCC OnLine PC 4. ) (Mohori Bibee) was a Privy Council judgement pronounced at the dawn of the twentieth century which aptly dealt with the ambit of minor’s agreement. The court interpreted the relevant provisions pertaining to the Indian Contract Act, 1872 (The Act) in considering the validity of an agreement with a minor. This case in many ways put an end to a dilemma which was initiated in the English judicial system before the passage of the Infants Relief Act, 1874 regarding the legal implications of contracts with minors.

Dublin III & IV Regulations: The Legal Angle

Authors: Aashna Mansata, student of Symbiosis Law School, Pune.

The Dublin III Regulation is a European Union (“EU”) legislation establishing the mechanisms and criteria for determining which Member State will be responsible for examining an application for international protection lodged in any of the Member…

Intellectual Property Law regarding Quia Timet Injunctions

Authors: Stuti Mandhotra, student of School of Law, UPES, Dehradun and Advocate Avijit Sharma.

As the Black’s Law Dictionary goes to define an injunction; it can be understood as nothing but a prohibitive writ issued by the court asking a defendant or his servants or agents or any other person so authorised, to either do or not to do a certain act which is…

Overhauling of Epidemic Disease Act, 1897: In the Context of COVID 19

Author: Soumya Nayak, student of National Law University Odisha.

Recently, various states in India have invoked legislation to curb this menace caused by a novel coronavirus. In this context, this article aims to review the legislation and its significance in the current scenario. It seems that the Epidemic Disease Act of 1897 is an…

Anti-Profiteering under GST: The Unruly Horse

Author: Mohit Sharma, Institute of Law, Nirma University.

Section 171 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (“CGST Act”) provides for the Anti-profiteering measure which provides that any reduction in the tax rate on any supply of goods or services or the benefit of input tax credit (“ITC”) shall be passed…