Competition Law – IPR Interface: Impact on Innovation

Author: Vishvendra Tomar1. Competition Law and IPR Interface debate is a longstanding one. While they share common goals of promoting efficiency there are sometimes issues in the ways of achieving it. The growing tension between this interface has impacted innovation, as its evident from some recent compulsory licensing cases, which triggered an all-round debate whether the competition agencies should...

Sedition laws in 21st century India

A SHOWPIECE OF COLONIAL HANGOVER? Jyotsna Gabriel & Kush Agarwal1. ‘AUTONOMY IS AS AUTONOMY DOES’ An analysis into the draconian law paving its journey all the way from the colonial era making such act punishable with imprisonment for life. Government today does not recognize the fact that sedition laws today are not feasible in the turbulent politics of the Republic of India, which is a strong,...

The Rights, Reservations and Development of the SC’s & ST’s

Shruti Sharma1. Abstract On the 26th day of January, 1950, the people of India gave to themselves their Constitution which ensured to them Justice, Liberty, Equity and Fraternity. Under part III of the Indian Constitution, the fundamental rights became a necessary consequence of the declaration of the Preamble2focusing on upholding the dignity of life and the basics for which the human life stands. Since...

Dilemmas of Internet age: Privacy and other issues

Yash Midha & Vivek Kumar1. Internet Surveillance and Privacy Abstract The right to privacy has always been cardinal to democratic social group since its inception. In the time of disorder or turbulence, the urge to strengthen national security is often seen to trump right to privacy if individual. In the era of technical developments the inherent capacity for surveillance of the average citizen...

A Major Milestone for the Indian Economy: Competition Act, 2002

Maitri Tandon, Student of Law, Symbiosis Law School, Pune ABSTRACT This Project concerns in itself an indepth analysis of the Competition Act, 2002. It is a socio econmic analysis of the act with history of the act, examples, comparison with the MRTP Act and also the current results in the economy due to the introduction of the Competition Act in 2002. ANALYSIS After Independence the Indian Economic...

Role of due diligence in mergers and acquisition

Jayant Mudgal, Student of Law, Amity Law School – I Introduction Ever since the Indian Economy opened itself to the foreign market after the economic liberalization reforms of 1991, Mergers and Acquisitions have become a common phenomenon throughout India. In a highly competitive global environment, mergers and acquisitions have turned out to be one of the fastest strategic options for companies...

The Chemical Weapons Convention: A Human Rights Reading

Evangelia Linaki, Assistant Legal Officer, the Office of the Legal Adviser, Technical Secretariat of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Hague, Netherlands1. Abstract Doubts have been raised as to whether the multitude of legal instruments that exist in many fields of international law, such as disarmament and human rights, interact or contribute in some way to the promotion...

Welfare and care of Senior citizens: A pious obligation

Author: Prof. Dilip P. Deshmukh1. Our seniors are our responsibility. Intergenerational equity is a principle of natural justice. A generation which neglects its elders and aged commits crime and shall be mate with same fate in their elder years. Ageing is a natural process, which inevitably occurs in human life cycle. It brings with a host of challenges in the life of the elderly, which are mostly...

Gandhian thoughts on women empowerment

Prof. Dilip P. Deshmukh1. With the entry of women being allowed in the inner sanctum of Shani Madir at Singnapur and in Mahalaxmi temple Kolhapur. Once again gender bias and women empowerment has because burning issue in the country, at such opportune moment it would be right and necessary to know the views of father of nation Mahatma Gandhi about status of women. Mahatma Gandhi’s vision of Swaraj...

Critical Analysis of Special and Differential Treatment under the Antidumping Agreement

Pragati BhaskarYerlekar, Ph.D Research Scholar, RTM Nagpur University Abstract Today the developing countries are the major players in the world trade. However, in the phase of gradual reduction of trade barriers and liberalisation of trade, the developing countries faced difficulties to face the challenges of the new trade regime. They became vulnerable to the problems of the new multilateral trading...

False confessions: a nocuous thorn in the pathway of justice

MeghnaKhetrapal, 3rd Year Student of Law, National Law Institute University,Bhopal Introduction “Confession includes a statement made by a person suspected or charged with a crime, that he (or she) did, in fact, commit that crime.” – Duhaimes Criminal LawDictionary Owing to the fallibility if semi synthetic macrocosms, the tentative insight that constabulary might incur a delusive admission...

The impact of globalization on the legal profession in India

Legal Profession in India
Abhay Mahajan, 5th Year student of Amity Law School, affiliated to GGSIPU, Delhi ABSTRACT Cross-border transactions in India are of recent vintage as they began in right earnest only since its economy was opened up in 1991. While the initial thrust was by way of inbound acquisitions by foreign companies, the later period witnessed frenetic activity by Indian companies engaging in outbound acquisitions....

Legal aid, myth or reality for the Indian legal system

Rashi Gupta, 5thYear Student of Law, Amity Law School, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), Delhi “To no man will we deny justice, to no man will we delay justice or right1.” Abstract The main aim of any rational society would be to deliver justice and equity to each and every individual who comprises to be the part of that society. Legal aid is internationally recognized as a...

Trade Secret Protection in India and Gulf Countries – Comparative Analysis

Aastha Mehta Trade secret is one of the most uncodified laws out of all other IPRs, and is one of the fast-paced developing fields, with newer forms of global businesses coming up. Use of comparative analysis, would show the readers how world trends in trade secret laws are evolving, and we can understand two different legal systems in one light. Trade secret has been by far most comprehensively defined...

Freedom of Religion in India and United States of America

Freedom of Religion in India and United States of America
A comparative study between India and the United States of America Taniya Malik, Ph.D. Scholar, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi Introduction: the importance of Freedom of Religion and Secularism Religion has been a powerful social factor in all phases of human history and in all parts of the human world. A global survey recently conducted by TNS, a leading group of information providers, reports...

Trial by media: perverting the course of justice

Trial by media perverting the course of justice
Deeksha Malik and Harsha Jeswani1. Abstract Media plays an educative, evocative and mobilising role in society. It is difficult to envisage a democratic society bereft of a free press. In recent times, however, media has come under sharp criticism for over-stepping the boundaries of a fair and balanced reporting. This is particularly true of investigative reporting, wherein the media is often found...

RIGHT TO DIE: AN ADDENDUM TO RIGHT TO LIFE (Euthanasia)

Euthanasia Right to Die, Nimisha Jha
Nimisha Jha, Advocate, High Court of Patna A detailed study of the judicial decisions with reference to Article 21 and the current judicial standing on Euthanasia after the landmark judgment in Aruna’s1case. INTRODUCTION Life is the most precious creation of God in this world. No matter how advanced science hasbecome, the beauty of nature and creation of life and cause of death remains an unfoldedmystery....

CSR and Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and Corporate Social Responsibility
Dheeraj Kumar Tiwari1&Anurag Yadav2. Abstract We smell itevery day, we see it every day,we are surrounded by waste generated by ourselves.The present Central Government with a view to clean the surroundings and maintain an ecofriendly atmosphere, which will lead us to a healthy lifestyle, introduced Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. The government has introduced several schemes and laws in order to make it...

How death of net neutrality will kill net activism

Net neutrality
Mishika Bajpai & Anish Vohra, Students of Law, Symbiosis Law School, Noida ABSTRACT One of the prominent reasons behind the success of net activism has been the free flow of internet. Social media is bombarded with comments and discussions that take place online on all sorts of policies dealing with the society. Current affairs reach out to people in the fastest ways possible; making the general...

IP Issues in India: EU-India Free Trade Agreement

Call for Papers
KanikaSatyan, Student of Law, Symbiosis Law School, Pune ABSTRACT India adopted the Liberalization Privatization and Globalization Policy in the year 1991 as part of the Economic Reform Policy. The adoption of these policies changed the entire economic scenario in the country paving way for more foreign investments, export etc. In furtherance of the same efforts, India entered into multiple free trade...