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Consultations requested with USA under WTO: India

On 9 September, India requested consultations with the United States of America under the dispute settlement system regarding alleged domestic content requirements and subsidies provided by eight US states (Washington, California, Montana, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Michigan, Delaware and Minnesota) in the … Continue reading

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National Intellectual Property Rights Policy released: Govt.

Indian Government has released ‘National Intellectual Property Rights Policy’. http://goo.gl/GjIECS  

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Panel report in dispute with US over solar cells & solar modules appealed: Govt

India filed a notice of appeal in the dispute (DS456) with the United States concerning “certain measures relating to solar cells and solar modules”. India appeals certain issues of law covered by the panel report and certain legal interpretations developed … Continue reading

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US CVD on India’s export of ‘Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products’ inconsistent with WTO law: WTO Panel

World Trade Organization Dispute Panel (“Panel”) has held that the US law mandating cumulation of non-subsidized imports with subsidized imports while determining injury in a CVD investigation is inconsistent with WTO obligations. This Ruling potentially questions the validity of a … Continue reading

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Madrid Protocol comes into force in India

Provisions relating to the international registration of trademarks under the Madrid Protocol have come into force in India effective July 8, 2013. http://goo.gl/pQcSD

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PMA Policy in Pvt sector to be reviewed, notifications kept in abeyance

 Indian Government has decided to review the Policy for Providing Preference to Domestically Manufactured Electronic Goods (PMA Policy), particularly PMA in the private sector. The PMA Policy has two aspects, one relating to government procurement and the other relating to … Continue reading

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Preference to Domestic Companies

In terms of the policy for providing preference to domestically manufactured electronic products in procurement due to security considerations and in Government procurement, the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) has issued two notifications. Notification No. 8(41)/2012-IPHW dated 17.12.2012 … Continue reading

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