Category Archives: Intellectual Property 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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Copyright owner in sound recordings can file suit for copyright infringement: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently clarified that an owner of the copyright work in the sound recordings can file suit alleging copyright infringement and claim damages even though the owner is not a copyright society. After going through the relevant … 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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Makers of new drugs exempt from price control: Govt.

The Indian Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers (Department of Pharmaceuticals) has notified an order amending the Drugs (Prices Control) Order 2013. Effective January 3, 2019, manufacturers of new drugs patented in India are exempt from price control for a period … 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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Lost profits recoverable for foreign use: USSC

The Supreme Court of the United States of America recently clarified that patent owners can recover for lost profits resulting from infringer’s export of the components of a patented invention to its customers outside of USA. The Supreme Court found … Continue reading

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