Category Archives: information technology law

Startups redefined; tax conditions amended: Govt.

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (“DPIIT”) through its notification no. G.S.R. 127(E) dated February 19, 2019 (“Notification”) has expanded the definition of startups and has relaxed conditions for claiming exemption under section 56(2)(viib) of the Income … Continue reading

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COMPLAN has more protein than HORLICKS: DHC

In a case of comparative advertisement, the Delhi High Court ruled that advertisement is a facet of commercial speech which is protected under the Constitution and the same can be restricted only in accordance with law. “….advertisement is a facet … Continue reading

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Actual injury not needed to be an “aggrieved” party under Biometric Act: IL SC

In an important ruling, the Illinois Supreme Court recently held that an individual need not allege some actual injury or adverse effect, beyond violation of his or her rights, in order to qualify as an “aggrieved” person under State of … Continue reading

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Intellectual Property composite suit maintainable: DHC

In an important ruling, a Large Bench of the Delhi High Court ruled that a composite suit that joins two causes of action – one for infringement of a registered design and the other for passing off, is maintainable. The … Continue reading

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National Digital Communications Policy-2018: Govt.

The Indian Cabinet has  approved the National Digital Communications Policy-2018 (NDCP-2018) and re-designation of the Telecom Commission as the “Digital Communications Commission”. The key objectives of the policy are: Broadband for all; Creating four million additional jobs in the Digital … Continue reading

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Forwarded message is equal to accepting the message: MHC

Rejecting the anticipatory bail plea of a local political leader for forwarding an abusive message on social media, the Madras High Court observed that forwarding a message on social media is equal to accepting and endorsing the message. “Forwarded message … Continue reading

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Recommendations on Privacy of Data released: TRAI

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has released its Recommendations on Privacy, Security and Ownership of the Data in the Telecom Sector. https://bit.ly/2JrSCbv

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