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”

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”

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”

aaLAWchak: Mulk

  Movie: Mulk Starring: Rishi Kapoor, Taapsee Pannu, Manoj Pahwa, Ashutosh Rana, Prateik Babbar, Rajat Kapoor Directed by:  Anubhav Sinha Year of release: 2018 Mulk is inspired by a true story when a man named Sartaj in Lucknow, in 2017, refused to take the body of his son Saifullah who was a member of aContinue reading “aaLAWchak: Mulk”

flIPstaan+: Patentability Analysis of Invisibility Device of ‘Mr. India’

SEASON 1 BONUS EPISODE – 3rd August, 2020On the fine morning of 2ndof August 2020, Mr. Ankit Rastogi woke me up from my bed, to discuss not so much of a eureka moment.He wanted me to provide him an off the cuff patentability analysis of the invisibility band used by Mr. Arun Verma (character playedContinue reading “flIPstaan+: Patentability Analysis of Invisibility Device of ‘Mr. India’”

flIPstaan: UNRAVELLING THE ‘TRADE SECRET’ CONUNDRUM WITH ‘CHICKEN KHURANA’

SEASON 1 EPISODE 2 – 26th July, 2020 STARTER In the 2012 film ‘Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana’, a character named ‘Omi’ (living in London) under debt informs his creditor that he will clear the loan imposed upon him as his grandfather has a renowned restaurant in Punjab by the name ‘Chicken Khurana’. However, whenContinue reading “flIPstaan: UNRAVELLING THE ‘TRADE SECRET’ CONUNDRUM WITH ‘CHICKEN KHURANA’”

aaLAWchak: QATL

  (Image from here) Movie: Qatl Starring: Sanjeev Kumar,Shatrughan Sinha, Ashok Kumar, Marc Zuber & Sarika Directed by: R.K. Nayyar  Year of Release: 1986 Introduction Qatl is one of the many films released post the death of Sanjeev Kumar (and is dedicated to him). It is an interesting thriller which gives a new definition toContinue reading “aaLAWchak: QATL”

UNDERSTANDING THE FUNCTIONS  AND RATIONALE OF TRADE MARK, FROM THE MOVIE, ‘PK’

SEASON 1 EPISODE 1 – 27th June, 2020 Introduction In the 2014 movie ‘PK’, a humanoid alien comes to the planet Earth (aka, ‘Gola‘) for a research. Unfortunately, the alien gets stranded on Earth after losing his communication device to connect to his spaceship and eventually ends up exploring different ways of human behaviour, setContinue reading “UNDERSTANDING THE FUNCTIONS  AND RATIONALE OF TRADE MARK, FROM THE MOVIE, ‘PK’”