Tag Archives: France

Shipper’s agent liable for demurrage: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the ship owner’s agent is liable to pay the demurrage charges and other dues of the port authority if the bill of lading or the delivery order is not endorsed or issued to … Continue reading

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Party can’t request for arbitration twice; res judicata applies: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that once a judicial authority has declined to refer the dispute pending before it to arbitration under The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (“Act”) and the said decision has become final, neither party to … Continue reading

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No similarity b/t PERNOD RICARD and domestic spirit maker labels: DHC

The Delhi High Court ruled that there is no similarity between the labels of world renowned French wines & spirit maker PERNOD RICARD and domestic Real Group of Companies; and thus vacated the stay granted by single judge of the … Continue reading

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IPAB chides Trademark Registry…..again

Terming it a ‘classic case of official indifference’, Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) has asked the following “very relevant” general questions from Tardemark Registry: – 1) How even before the order was passed, the online status treated the mark as … Continue reading

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Onus on Revenue Dept. to show that agent in India of a foreign company is not an agent of independent status under Indo French DTAA: ITAT

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (Mumbai) ruled that the onus is on the Revenue Department to show that the agent in India of a foreign company is not an agent of independent status within the meaning of Article 5(6) of Indo … Continue reading

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