Significance of Remedies Available In Intellectual Property Rights

Author: Abhinav Gaur, Research Associate Ubi Jus Ibi Remedium, this latin phrase expedites upon the fundamental of theory of every judicial system, which means where there is a right, there is a remedy. The existence of judiciary as a watchdog for every democratic set up can hardly be argued, as it the existence of judiciary and the punishment implicating laws that deter any wrong in society. The foremost...

Global Warming: A serious concern

Author: Anshu Bansal, Research Associate Global Warming is a cause of concern for all of us irrespective of our different consumption pattern. The presence of carbon dioxide, methane and other green house gases are significant to keep earth warm and hence, important for our survival but when the concentration of these gases increases in the atmosphere, average temperature of the earth increases, sea-level...

Misleading Advertisements: Concept, Concerns and Remedies

Author: Aniruddha Jain “Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it”1- Stephen Leacock. Advertising is a form of communication used to encourage or persuade an audience to continue or take some new action. The communication can be made either through mass media or through new media. The mass media includes newspapers, television,...

Rights and Obligation of Patentee: A Negative Right

Author: Abhinav Gaur, Research Associate What is a patent? A patent is an exclusive right1granted to a person who has invented a new and useful article or an improvement of an existing article, or a new process of making an article2. Patent is a monopoly3right4in respect of an invention5. The object of granting a patent is to encourage and develop new technology and industry6. Thus, precisely, Patent...

Social Inclusion vis-a-vis the Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955

Success or Failure! A Critical Evaluation Ajay, Assistant Professor, Law Centre-1, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi Social exclusion in India has traveled through a long span of time which covers centuries and involves the relegating of a large portion of the Indian population called dalits to a position where not only the human rights were made a distant dream for them but even the right to be...

Importance of Sustainable Development

Author: Anshu Bansal, Research Associate “When we talk about environmental justice, we mean calling a halt to the poisoning and pollution of our poorest communities, from our rural areas to our inner cities. When our children’s lives are no longer cut short by toxic dumps, when their minds are no longer damaged by lead paint poisoning, we will stop wasting energy and intelligence that could build...

Agreement under Indian Contract Act

Author: Sourish Saha, Research Associate Agreement Every promise and every set of promises that forms the consideration for each other is an agreement1. A contract may be defined as an agreement between two or more parties that is intended to be legally binding2. An agreement is formed when one party accepts the offer of another and involves a meeting of the minds, which means agreeing to the same...

The clé de voûte of Child Rights

Author: Chiradeep Basak, National Law School of India University, Bangalore. “Perhaps the sentiments contained in the following pages, are not yet sufficiently fashionable to procure them general favor; a long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defense of custom. But the tumult soon subsides.” —...