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Automobile exception doesn’t apply to houses: USSC

The Supreme Court of the United States of America recently held that the automobile exception to the Fourth Amendment does not permit a police officer, uninvited and without a warrant, to enter the curtilage of a home in order to … Continue reading

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ISR & IPER are essential inputs in examination of patents: MHC

In an attempt to cut short the delays in the grant of patents, the Madras High Court has held that Patent Cooperation Treaty (“PCT”) search reports shall be treated as an essential input in the examination of the pending national … 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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Warrant required to search cellphones: USSC

In a ruling that will impact on the ability of law enforcement to combat crime, the United States Supreme Court ruled that a warrant is required to search the cellphones of the people they arrest. “Police generally may not, without … Continue reading

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Indian Patent Office functioning as ISA & IPEA

Indian Patent Office started functioning as International Searching Authority and International Preliminary Examining Authority under the PCT from October 15, 2013 http://goo.gl/1LzgNj

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SEBI given Powers to Regulate any Pooling of Funds Under An Investment Contract Involving A Corpus Of Rs.100 Crore Or More

An Ordinance to Amend the Securities Laws Promulgated; SEBI would have now Powers to Regulate any Pooling of Funds Under An Investment Contract Involving A Corpus Of Rs.100 Crore Or More Owing to new and innovative methods of raising funds … Continue reading

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Ministry of Corporate Affairs revises the Name Availability Guidelines, 2011

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs vide General Circular No. 7/2012 dated April 25, 2012 has revised the Name Availability Guidelines, 2011. The Circular shall be implemented effective May 20, 2012. (i) The facility of name approval through STP mode on … Continue reading

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