Template from Nokia’s timeless “hands” commercial (see here) In a major development, all the patent disputes (including the 5G SEP dispute) between Oppo and Nokia stand settled as both parties enter into a cross-licensing agreement. Though the terms of the agreement have not been made public, as reported by Sukanya Sarkar here (paywalled) the agreement... Continue Reading.
In a recent hearing of a batch of petitions challenging the validity of electoral bonds, the Supreme Court proposed the development of an alternative system to address the flaws in the existing electoral bonds system. The case, titled Association for Democratic Reforms and Anr vs Union of India Cabinet Secretary and ors, was heard by... Continue Reading.
In a recent landmark judgment on October 30, the Supreme Court, presided over by Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Sudhanshu Dhulia, made a significant observation regarding the use of statements made to the police by witnesses as evidence during trial, as exemplified in the case of Birbal Nath vs State of Rajasthan and ors. The... Continue Reading.
After an illustrious career spanning more than 4 decades at the bar and bench, Justice Shripathi Ravindra Bhat retired as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India on October 20, 2023. Prior to his stint as a Supreme Court Judge, Justice Bhat served as the Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court and as a... Continue Reading.
Image source – here The Supreme Court in Brihan Karan Sugar Syndicate Private Limited vs Yashwantrao Mohite Krushna Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana dealing with issues of passing off, acquiescence, underscored the pendency of suits in the Trial Courts in the State of Maharashtra and urged the Bar members’ cooperation with the Trial Courts. The case contains... Continue Reading.
Tuesday May 30, 2023. BY Shradha Patil, Malavika Sachin, Abdullah Qureshi | Debt Recovery The Hon’ble Division Bench of Supreme Court comprising of Justice M.R. Shah and CT Ravikumar in G Vikram Kumar V State Bank of Hyderabad & Ors. vide order dated 02.05.2023[i] held that for any action taken by the Bank in accordance... Continue Reading.
Monday May 8, 2023. BY | Bankruptcy Code – Public Announcements The Hon’ble Division Bench, Supreme Court of India, comprising of Justice Shri. Mukesh Kumar Rasikbhai Shah and Justice Shri C.T Ravikumar in the matter of M/s. Next Education India Pvt. Ltd. Vs. M/s. K12 Techno Services Pvt. Ltd (Civil Appeal No. 1775 of 2021), vide... Continue Reading.
While shedding light on the all-important evidentiary value of the extra judicial confession and so also on how it hinges a lot on the person to whom it is made and under what circumstances they can be accepted, the Supreme Court as recently as on... Continue Reading.
Wednesday March 1, 2023. BY Arbitration Team | Arbitration and Conciliation The Hon’ble Supreme Court (the SC) in Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. vs. Afcons Gunanusa JV settled law on applicability of the Fourth Schedule (“the Schedule”) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (“the Act”)and in view of the same, imposed a ceiling... Continue Reading.
Image by Freepik Today India marks the 74th year since it adopted the Constitution and identified itself as a “Republic”! This day celebrates the ability of our nation, bogged by colonial setup, to overcome the past and establish itself as the largest democracy in the world with perhaps the most diverse population. In a very... Continue Reading.