K. Narayanan and Ors. v. S. Murali

2008 (10) SCC 479 Brief Facts: Appellants were engaged in the business of manufacturing and selling banana chips and had adopted the trademark ‘A-ONE’ in 1986. Appellants had applied for trade mark registration before the Trade Mark Registry at Chennai in 1999. The said application was pending at the time of the present Civil Appeal.Continue reading “K. Narayanan and Ors. v. S. Murali”

THE RISE AND FALL OF SUPER-INJUNCTIONS: PART II

In our last post on the subject ‘The Rise and Fall of Super-Injunctions’, we had covered part I of the Article titled ‘The Rise and Fall of Super-Injunctions: Part I’. The said part contained the concept of super injunction and the origin of the same. The same is accessible here. This part contains issues and conflictsContinue reading “THE RISE AND FALL OF SUPER-INJUNCTIONS: PART II”

aaLAWchak: Article 15

Movie: Article 15 Starring: Ayushmann Khurrana, Nassar, Manoj Pahwa, Kumud Mishra, Isha Talwar, Sayani Gupta, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub Director: Anubhav Sinha Year of release: 2019 Introduction Article 15 is an uncomfortable and unpleasant watch. It makes you aware about the horrors in the society. The film draws its title from Article 15[1] of the ConstitutionContinue reading “aaLAWchak: Article 15”

THE RISE AND FALL OF SUPER-INJUNCTIONS: PART I

   “Justice must not only be done but must also be seen to be done”. Dictum by- Lord Hewart[1] In this article, we will deal with an interesting remedy called Super-Injunctions. The Article will be posted in two parts. Part One would be dealing with the concept of super injunction and the origin of the same.Continue reading “THE RISE AND FALL OF SUPER-INJUNCTIONS: PART I”

Bharat Glass Tube Limited v. Gopal Glass Works Limited

2008 (37) PTC 1 (SC) Brief Facts: Respondent, had registered their designs for diamond shaped glass sheets under the Designs Act, 2000. The Respondent therefore acquired the sole right to manufacture and market the glass sheets in the design that was registered in its name. The designs that were formed on the glass sheets wereContinue reading “Bharat Glass Tube Limited v. Gopal Glass Works Limited”

THE ADVENTURES OF TOM LAWYER – IV

For a background check, please read The Adventures of Tom Lawyer, The Adventures of Tom Lawyer – II and The Adventures to Tom Lawyer – III. Tom’s State of affairs or state of affairs of Tom were both bad. The lockdown had continued for more than five months. During the last two months, the government wasContinue reading “THE ADVENTURES OF TOM LAWYER – IV”

Allani Ferid v. Assistant Controller of Patents and Designs

Date of Decision: 20th July, 2020 (IPAB) Brief facts On 17.07.2002, the Appellant had filed a patent application entitled “Method and Device for Accessing Information Sources and Services of the Web”. On 19.11.2004, the Appellant requested for the examination for the patent application which was rejected on the ground that it lacked an inventive step.Continue reading “Allani Ferid v. Assistant Controller of Patents and Designs”

aaLAWchak: Chicago

Introduction Chicago is a 2002 American musical crime film based in Chicago in the 1920s. It explores the themes of celebrity scandal, greed, fame and corruption in Chicago during the Jazz Age. Chicago centers on Roxie Hart (Renée Zellweger) and Velma Kelly (Catherine Zeta-Jones) two murderers who find themselves in jail together awaiting trial. Roxie,Continue reading “aaLAWchak: Chicago”

Understanding the scope and ambit of Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020

Introduction As per Section 101 (2) (zg) of the Consumer Protection Act, 2019 (hereinafter ‘CPA’), the Central Government has the power to make rules to prevent unfair trade practices in e-commerce space. The Central Government has recently exercised its power and has notified the Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020 on 23rd July, 2020. Thus, theContinue reading “Understanding the scope and ambit of Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020”

aaLAWchak: Section 375

Introduction Section 375 is a brave and relevant film that tackles a rather complex issue — of laws made to protect women, and the very same laws being misused by women for their vested interest. The way narrative switches from one person’s point of view to another’s, presents both sides of the story. Premise NotableContinue reading “aaLAWchak: Section 375”

aaLAWchak: Just Mercy

Movie: Just Mercy Starring: Michael B Jordan, Jamie Foxx, Brie Larson, Tim Blake Nelson, Rob Morgan, Rafe Spall, O’Shea Jackson Jr. and Michael Harding Directed by:Destin Daniel Cretton Year of release: 2019 Introduction ‘Just Mercy’ is based on the true story and activist lawyer Bryan Stevenson’s 2014 memoir, titled “Just Mercy – A Story ofContinue reading “aaLAWchak: Just Mercy”