IPR and Competition Law Regime: Towards a Common Goal

Ashwini Siwal, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. The present paper is divided into four parts; the first part consists of a brief introduction. In its second part the paper broadly outlines the policy, justification and economics behind each regime. After an overview the paper delves into the misconceived controversy between the two...

Ajay Devgn Films V/s Yash Raj Films – the Bollywood War…!!

Author: VS Warrier The Competition Commission of India in its order in the case filed by Ajay Devgn Films against Yash Raj Films Private Limited has held that there is no contravention of the provisions of the Competition Act (‘the Act’) by the alleged agreement between Yash Raj Films Private Limited and its various associated enterprises. This is a case...

Need of initiating Criminal Prosecution against Corporations

Author: Richa Srivastava There is a strong need for prosecuting corporations in the interest of society. The old jurisprudence considered corporations incapable of been prosecuted. However, as the need aroused slowly, the courts around the world developed important theories in order to hold corporations liable for their acts, omissions and forbearances. The...

Mental Health Care Bill 2012

Authors: Aakarsh Kamra and Garima Tiwari Pro-Patient? Pro-psychiatrist? Or just another addition to the numerous laws? Science has progressed unfathomably in the realm of curing and treating various diseases and disorders. The legal framework pertaining to issues as regards such diseases and disorders is also being strengthened with time. However the same...

Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2012

Department of Commercial Affairs under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution vide Notification(s) G.S.R 426(E) & G.S.R 427(E), in exercise of powers conferred by sub-section (1) read with clause (j) and (q) of sub-section (2) of Section 52 of the Legal Metrology Act, 2009 the Central Govt. amended the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 namely Legal Metrology...