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International Arbitration of Intellectual Property Disputes with special emphasis on Validity Issues
BY ENAKSHI SARKAR LEGAL INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES INTRODUCTION Intellectual property (IP) litigation is widely perceived to be highly complex, unpredictable, and expensive. IP litigation is also frequently international in scope, involving IP rights emanating under the laws and procedures of multiple jurisdictions. Arbitration offers many obvious advantages over national courts and administrative agencies forContinue reading “International Arbitration of Intellectual Property Disputes with special emphasis on Validity Issues”
By Bhavy Jyoti Sharma Legal Intern, H.K. Law Offices ABSTRACT International commercial arbitration is a very big aspect of dispute resolution because most of the disputes are settled under its ambit. Thus, it is one of the very important fields where India as a country needs to be ahead. India needs to be a hubContinue reading “INDIA AS A HUB OF INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION: THE CHALLENGES“
By Rudrani Ghosh Legal Intern, H.K. Law Offices The energy sector began to develop in the first half of the 20th century and grew rapidly ever since then. The energy sector is extremely crucial in the development of a country’s economy but is also a key contributor to global warming. Yet due to its commercialContinue reading “Resolving Energy Disputes Through Arbitration“
BY LABDHI JAIN LEGAL INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES “Competition is the key to success.” ABSTRACT When markets work hard, they bring sustainability, profits, efficiency, innovation and long-term benefits to the economy. Competition law is one of the laws aimed primarily at eradicating anti-competitive practices by preventing the abuse of anti-competitive contracts and prevailing market conditions. TheContinue reading “The Salient Features of Competition Act,2002 along with Important Definitions & Precedents”
BY RIYA MALHOTRA LEGAL INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES INTRODUCTION Since the beginning of civilization, there has been continued exploitation of animals for medical research, human consumption, industrial use, entertainment and trafficking. To satisfy this human lust, and to save and secure our lives, animals are mistreated, prematurely killed, and considered to have no dignified existence.Continue reading “ANIMAL WELFARE: STATUS, ABUSE, RIGHTS AND LAWS IN INDIA”
BY MEGHANA SRINIVAS LEGAL INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES INTRODUCTION The globalisation of economy invited its own set of pros and cons. An issue that has assumed greater significance is that of corporate insolvency. The realms of cross-border insolvency law has multiplied on a macro level considering that the Indian economy opened up its gates forContinue reading “CORPORATE & CROSS BORDER INSOLVENCY LAW IN INDIA WITH COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF LAW IN UNITED STATES￼”
By Anshika Prakash Legal Intern, H.K. Law Offices The semantic understanding of Rape is, non-consensual or forced intercourse with someone but different perspectives push through when you consider the act of rape in the setting of a marriage in India. In a country that considers marriage a sacred institution, marital rape not only becomes hotlyContinue reading “MARITAL RAPE: GROUND REALITY OF CONTEMPORARY INDIA￼”
BY RIDDHI KASHYAP INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES ORIGIN AND EVOLUTION The tort of Passing-Off has originated from Common laws. It is pretty regular in countries like United Kingdom, Philippines, and New Zealand. In the case of Frank Reddaway Ltd v. Banham, Lord Halsbury held that common law protects a man’s goodwill and rights and prevents others fromContinue reading “THE TORT OF PASSING OFF: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS”
Analysis of Section 86(2) of the Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children) Amendment Act, 2021
BY SHIVAM SHARMA INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES INTRODUCTION Children are always attributed with innocence, beauty, and without a possibility of malignity in them. They are the torch bearers of our nation and hence they shall be treated equally as adults. Their life and liberty shall be considered as important as adult citizens of the nation.Continue reading “Analysis of Section 86(2) of the Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children) Amendment Act, 2021”
BY SHREYA PRIYADARSHNI LEGAL INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES INTRODUCTION The term ‘decree’ literally means ‘an official order given by a government or a ruler. It also means an order having the force of law. The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (CPC) defines the term ‘decree’ under section 2(2). As per the Code of Civil Procedure,Continue reading “ORDER IX RULE 13 CPC-SETTING ASIDE EX-PARTE DECREE”
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