Tag Archives: Protection

Second Complaint maintainable in District Forum: SC

The Supreme Court of India has clarified that a second complaint to the District Forum under the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 is maintainable when the first complaint was dismissed for default or non-prosecution. “….there is no provision parallel to the … Continue reading

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Opposite party has 30 days to file response under Consumer Act: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the written statement by an opposing party in a consumer dispute matter shall be filed within a period of 30 days from the date of receipt of the copy of the complaint with … Continue reading

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Judicial Separation can’t affect ‘aggrieved person’ status: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently clarified that one does not cease to be an “aggrieved person” because of the decree of judicial separation under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (“Act”). The Court said, “…it is … Continue reading

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Telecom Consumers Protection (Eighth Amendment) Regulations, 2015 released: TRAI

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued the “Telecom Consumers Protection (Eighth Amendment) Regulations, 2015” to protect the interest of consumers using wireless data service. TRAI has been receiving several complaints from consumers regarding non-availability of information relating to … Continue reading

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Parent lines of extant hybrid varieties not ‘novel’: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently ruled that the parent lines of the extant hybrid varieties cannot be considered as ‘novel’ plant varieties for the purposes of registration under the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act. The Court said … Continue reading

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P&G restrained from using trademark ALL-AROUND PROTECTION or ALLROUNDER: DHC

The Delhi High Court restrained multinational company Procter & Gamble from using the trademark ALL-AROUND PROTECTION or ALLROUNDER or any other trademark deceptively similar to the plaintiff’s trademark ALLROUND in relation to the toothpaste market. “……prima facie use of the … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions on Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Bill, 2012

Frequently Asked Questions on Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Bill, 2012 Q1: Why the need for a Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Bill, 2012 , which has been passed by … Continue reading

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