Trademark Counterfeit in India

Author: VS Warrier A Trademark is a type of intellectual property, and typically a name, word, phrase, logo, symbol, design, image, or a combination of these elements. A Trade Mark is a visual symbol in the form of a word , a device ,or a label applied to articles of commerce with a view to indicate to the purchasing public that is a good manufactured or otherwise dealt in by a particular person...

National Law Schools and Legal Education in India

In India, legal education refers to the education to a legal professional before they enrol as advocate or before they commence their legal practice. In India, legal education is offered at various levels by specialised national law schools (national law universities) or through traditional universities or through private universities. In traditional universities legal education is offered at two different...

Shreya Singhal judgment and Internet Intermediaries in India

Eira Mishra An analysis of the effect of Shreya Singhal judgment on Internet intermediaries in India The Shreya Singhal judgment1, pronounced in March 2015, has been met with ambivalent reception on the stance of intermediary liability law in India. The first Public Interest Litigation (PIL) on the matter (with which several cases were subsequently joined) contested the constitutionality of Section...

Section 188 Cr.PC and jurisdiction of Courts

Delhi High Court
It was held by the Honourable High Court of Delhi that, if an Indian citizen commits a crime in a foreign territory and was arrested in any part of Indian Territory, then more than one courts in India has got the jurisdiction to try such cases. Such an observation was made by the Delhi High Court while dealing with a case of the accused who got arrested in Delhi for making fake passport in Sydney and...

Graham v. Connor and Objective Reasonableness standard

Graham v. Connor1, was a United States Supreme Court case where the Court determined that an objective reasonableness standard should apply to a civilian’s claim that law enforcement officials used excessive force in the course of making an arrest, investigatory stop, or other “seizure” of his person. Graham v. Connor determine the legality of every use-of-force decision an officer...