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Cabinet approves amendments to Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2013

The Union Cabinet approved amendments to the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2013 pending in the Rajya Sabha, and approved amendments proposed in the Bill. The Bill provides for a uniform regulatory environment, to protect consumer interests, help speedy … Continue reading

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AGI Office within purview of RTI Act: DHC

The Delhi High Court ruled that the office of Attorney General of India (“AGI”) is a ‘public authority’ under the Right to Information Act (“Act”) as it is established under the Constitution of India. The Court said that, “the role … Continue reading

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Courts to exercise contempt jurisdiction with ‘care & caution’: SC

A Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India clarified the contours of the power of the Court while exercising its contempt jurisdiction and ruled that the power should be exercised with the greatest of ‘care and caution’. “The power … Continue reading

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Permission required for PCT Applications filed by residents in India: DHC

In an important ruling effecting PCT applications in India, the Delhi High Court ruled that an international application (PCT Application) filed by an Indian national with Indian Patent Office is not an application made in India unless appropriate permission under … Continue reading

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Party waives attorney-client privilege forever by voluntarily disclosing privileged documents to the federal government: US Ninth Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that a party waives attorney-client privilege forever by voluntarily disclosing privileged documents to the federal government. DC Comics, who owns intellectual property rights to the Superman character, sued a movie … Continue reading

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