Monthly Archives: February 2014

FIIT JEE restrained from using BRAHMOS: DHC

The Delhi High Court restrained the coaching institute FIIT JEE from using the registered trademark BRAHMOS for the educational services rendered by them. Trademark BRAHMOS is registered in the name of a company held by Defence Research and Development Organization … Continue reading

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India publishes CSR Rules 2014

Ministry of Corporate Affairs India publishes Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Rules, 2014 http://goo.gl/FER3Z5

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NATION TODAY dissimilar to INDIA TODAY: DHC

The Delhi High Court ruled that the proposed use of the trademark “Nation Today’ for a new TV news channel doesn’t amount to infringement of the registered trademark ‘India Today’, and thus refused to grant interim injunction to the plaintiff. … Continue reading

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CCI Imposes Penalty of INR 3.81 cr ($614K) on Dr. L. H. Hiranandani Hospital

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) imposed a penalty of INR 3.81 crore ($614,000 approx.) on a Mumbai hospital for entering into anti-competitive agreements with a stem cell bank and causing appreciable adverse effect on competition in the market of … Continue reading

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Withdrawal of Currency Notes in Circulation: Indian Govt.

Withdrawal of Currency Notes in Circulation http://goo.gl/ZKGa0i

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Muslims allowed to adopt a child: SC

In a much awaited judgment, a Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India gave Muslims the right to adopt a child despite their personal laws prohibiting it, however, the Court stopped short of declaring the right to adopt or … Continue reading

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High Courts to hear arbitration matters where proceedings filed simultaneously: SC

The Supreme Court of India held that the High Courts would hear challenges to an arbitral award (or arbitral agreement, or arbitral proceeding) where jurisdiction lies with more than one court and the parties initiate proceedings in multiple courts simultaneously. … Continue reading

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