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Transferor still liable if name in RTO records: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently clarified that the transfer of ownership of a vehicle by itself would not absolve the transferor from liability to a third person as long as transferor’s name continues in the government records. “Even though … Continue reading

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‘Actual knowledge’ of ISPs required to impose liability: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently ruled that ‘actual knowledge’ and not ‘general awareness’ of internet intermediaries is required to impose liability on them for infringement with respect to a specific copyright work. The Court was entertaining an appeal filed by … Continue reading

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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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Registered owner not liable: SC

The Supreme Court of India has clarified that the registered owner of a vehicle should not be held liable for a claim if the vehicle is not in his possession and control. In this case, the Large Bench of the … Continue reading

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Copyright Board has no power to pass interim order for complaint under Sec 31 Copyright Act: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that Copyright Board cannot pass an interim order in the pending complaint under Section 31 of the Copyright Act, 1957. Section 31 deals with the Compulsory Licence in works withheld from public by the … Continue reading

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