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Person in lawful possession & control of rental car has reasonable expectation of privacy: USSC

The United State Supreme Court recently ruled that, as a general rule, a person in lawful possession and control of a rental car has a reasonable expectation of privacy in it even if the rental agreement does not list such … Continue reading

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Kansas wiretap orders “not insufficient”: USSC

The United States Supreme Court ruled that wiretap orders issued by a Kansas judge for investigation of a drug distribution ring were not lacking any information that the statute required them and hence were not facially insufficient. “Because the Orders … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Standing Committee reports can be relied on during court proceedings: SC

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India ruled that the reports of the Parliamentary Standing Committee can be relied on during the court proceedings but added that these reports cannot be challenged in the courts because of parliamentary … Continue reading

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Cipla restrained to make generic COPD drug: DHC

The Delhi High Court restrained domestic pharma company Cipla from producing and marketing a generic version of Novartis drug ‘Onbrez’ used for treating Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Novartis sued Cipla for infringement of its Indian patents for drug ‘Onbrez’ containing Indacaterol … Continue reading

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Supreme Court formulates guidelines restricted to proceedings under the NDPS Act

Gaining a first-hand account about the state of trials in Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (“NDPS”) cases pending in all the States where the undertrial has been incarcerated for a period exceeding five, the Supreme Court of India formulated … Continue reading

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Novartis cancer drug patent application rejected for lack of enhancement of efficacy: SC

In a very important ruling, the Supreme Court of India rejected a patent application by Novartis for a major cancer drug on the ground that the application was not an invention per Section 3(d) of the Patent Act. The Court … Continue reading

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Revoked patent is not enforceable even though it remains on the Register: DHC

In an important patent law ruling, Delhi High Court held that once a patent has been revoked by an authority and no stay has been granted by the appellate authority, the said revoked patent is not enforceable even though it … Continue reading

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