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Legislators not barred from practicing as advocates: SC

The Supreme Court of India held that the legislators are not debarred from practicing as advocates during the period when they continue to be the Members of Parliament or the State Assembly/Council. “The provisions of the Act of 1961 and … Continue reading

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Govt. can institute inquiry against copyright society on complaint of Registrar or member of copyright society: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently held that Central Government can only institute an inquiry against a copyright society only on the complaint of the Registrar of Copyrights or a member of the copyright society. The Court said, “It is apparent … Continue reading

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Association or body corporate can maintain writ petition: KolHC

The Calcutta High Court recently held that an association or body corporate has a clear right to maintain a writ petition on behalf of its members or shareholders if the cause of action effects them both. The Court clarified that … Continue reading

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CB search-cum-selection committee unconstitutional: MHC

In a recent ruling, the Madras High Court struck down the constitution of a search-cum-selection committee for making recommendations for appointment of members of the Copyright Board as unconstitutional as being violative of the basic structure of the Constitution of … Continue reading

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IPAB members’ appointment provisions unconstitutional: MHC

In a recent ruling, the Madras High Court struck down provisions of Intellectual Property Appellate Board appointments under the Trademarks Act as unconstitutional citing the violation of separation of powers and independence of judiciary by the government. The Court was … Continue reading

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