Monthly Archives: February 2017

‘Actual knowledge’ of ISPs required to impose liability: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently ruled that ‘actual knowledge’ and not ‘general awareness’ of internet intermediaries is required to impose liability on them for infringement with respect to a specific copyright work. The Court was entertaining an appeal filed by … Continue reading

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Advisory to State Govts on levy of service charge by hotels: Govt.

The Department of Consumer Affairs has issued advisory to the State Governments to sensitize the companies, hotels and restaurants in the states regarding the  provisions of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 on unfair trade practices and also to advise the … Continue reading

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Union Budget 2017 highlights: Govt.

Indian government presented the General Budget 2017-18 in Parliament here today. This is the first of its kind which included the Railway Budget. This year’s Union Budget also does not have Plan and Non-plan classifications and has been advanced by a … Continue reading

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Sec 65-B Cert under Evidence Act can be filed subsequent to court filing: DHC

In an important ruling, the Delhi High Court clarified that a party can file a certificate under Section 65-B of the Evidence Act even subsequent to the filing of the electronic record in the court provided such a party makes … Continue reading

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Infringement suit be filed at plaintiff’s principal/registered place: DHC

The Delhi High Court clarified that the plaintiff cannot file a trademark infringement suit at far flung places under the guise that it is carrying on business there when their principal office is situated in some other place. The Court … Continue reading

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