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Toyota’s injunction set aside for trademark PRIUS: DHC

The Delhi High Court set aside permanent injunction granted in favor of Japanese car manufacturer Toyota for the use of word PRIUS by a local car accessories manufacturer. Toyota claimed that the word PRIUS has attained a trans-border reputation and … Continue reading

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Unwed mother can be a guardian of her child: SC

The Supreme Court of India has held that an unwed mother can be appointed as the legal guardian of her child without the consent of the father. “It is thus abundantly clear that the predominant legal thought in different civil … Continue reading

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Interest not payable if agreed by parties: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that a party is not liable to pay interest to the other party if they have decided against paying interest on the amounts payable in the contract. “When parties to the contract had agreed … Continue reading

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Rebate of Tax by UP State to manufacturers in the State violates the Constitution: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that ‘rebate of tax’ granted by State of Uttar Pradesh to manufacturers in the State discriminates against the goods imported from neighbouring States, and thus is violative of Articles 301 and 304(a) of the … Continue reading

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JAGUAR prevails against respondent’s trademark application for JAGUAR (for watches): IPAB

Intellectual Property Appellate Board of India (IPAB) allowed JAGUAR opposition to the respondent’s application for the registration of trademark JAGUAR in class 14 in respect of ‘watches and parts thereof but excluding clocks’. IPAB severely criticized Deputy Registrar of Trademarks … Continue reading

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Payment for services rendered without human intervention not in nature of ‘fees for technical services’: ITAT

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (Mumbai) ruled that payment made to a person outside India by assessee for the services rendered without any human intervention was not in any manner in the nature of ‘fees for technical services’ within the ambit … 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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