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Revised DTAA between India and Kenya notified: Govt.

The revised Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) between India and Kenya has been notified in the Official Gazette on 19th February, 2018. The revised DTAA will improve transparency in tax matters, help curb tax evasion and tax avoidance, remove double … 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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Courts can interfere in arbitration proceedings: CHC

The Calcutta High Court recently ruled that there is no blanket ban on courts to pass orders in arbitration proceedings in the interest of justice. The High Court was dealing with the issue of granting injunction against an arbitration proceeding. … Continue reading

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Permission required for PCT Applications filed by residents in India: DHC

The Delhi High Court held that an international application (PCT Application) filed by an Indian resident with Indian Patent Office is not an application made in India unless appropriate permission under the Patents Act is granted to Indian resident by … Continue reading

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Power of patent revocation discretionary u/S 64(1): DHC

The Delhi High Court recently ruled that the power of the Controller of Patents to revoke a patent under Section 64(1) of the Indian Patents Act, 1970 (“Act”) is discretionary and such revocation is not automatic. The Court said, “….. … Continue reading

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India Becomes the First Country to Ratify the Marrakesh Treaty

Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons who are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled India becomes the first country to ratify the Marrakesh Treaty to facilitate access to published works for persons who are blind, … Continue reading

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