Monthly Archives: July 2013

Madrid Protocol comes into force in India

Provisions relating to the international registration of trademarks under the Madrid Protocol have come into force in India effective July 8, 2013. http://goo.gl/pQcSD

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PMA Policy in Pvt sector to be reviewed, notifications kept in abeyance

┬áIndian Government has decided to review the Policy for Providing Preference to Domestically Manufactured Electronic Goods (PMA Policy), particularly PMA in the private sector. The PMA Policy has two aspects, one relating to government procurement and the other relating to … Continue reading

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Compensation is payable under loss of earning/earning capacity as well as permanent disability in an accident case: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that compensation in a motor vehicle accident case is payable to a claimant under both heads, viz. loss of earning/earning capacity as well as permanent disability and the same should be liberally quantified. The … Continue reading

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Constitutionality of Section 364A of Indian Penal Code referred to Larger Bench: SC

In an interesting matter, the Supreme Court of India has referred a question to a Larger Bench (3 Judges) regarding the constitutional validity of Section 364A of Indian Penal Code (IPC). Section 364A IPC permits the courts to award capital … Continue reading

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Insurance Cos still liable in cases of non-endorsement of commercial vehicle in driving license: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that an insurance company cannot disown its liability on the ground that the driver of the vehicle (although duly licensed to drive light motor vehicle) did not endorse in the license to drive light … Continue reading

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Party can’t proceed under Arbitration Act if other has invoked arbitration proceedings under the agreement: SC

A Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India clarified that when one of the parties has invoked the jurisdiction of the International Chamber of Commerce and pursuant thereto an Arbitrator has already been appointed, the other party to the … Continue reading

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