SALIENT FEATURES OF THE 42ND AMENDMENT OF THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION

INTRODUCTION One of the most significant amendments to the Indian Constitution is the 42nd Amendment Act of 1976 enacted by the Indian National Congress, led by Indira Gandhi. This Act is also known as the “Mini Constitution” because of the large number of revisions it made to the Constitution of India. The 42nd Amendment Act... Continue Reading →

APPLICATION AND REGISTRATION OF DESIGN

The registration of designs in India is governed by the Designs Act, 2000, which was made effective from May 11, 2001, and the Design Rules, 2001. As per the Act, a design registration protects the features of shape, configuration, pattern, ornamentation or composition of lines or colors applied to articles. Since a design registration seeks... Continue Reading →

COPYRIGHT ON REGISTRATION OF DESIGNS

With the advent of digitalization, everything has become more transparent in terms of privacy. We have become so used to sharing our lives on the internet that it is very important to be on our toes at all times. Cyber theft is one such instance that you should be careful of. Especially for intellectual properties,... Continue Reading →

WHAT IS DESIGN UNDER THE DESIGNS ACT?

Something that has an impact on the appearance of an article or a part of an article can be said to be a design. An article embodying novel and original design provides that product with an aesthetic look that may potentially grab the attention of the customers. “Design,” is defined in Section 2 (d) of... Continue Reading →

How is Geographical Indication different from Trademark?

Champagne, Puma, Darjeeling Tea and Ford are known all over the world. A common man would recognize the given names as famous brands. On looking closely it can be realized that the above mentioned names do not belong to the same category. Champagne and Darjeeling Tea can be categorized under Geographical Indicators, while Puma and... Continue Reading →

WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS OF REGISTRATION OF DESIGNS?

INTRODUCTION Various industrial designs are registered and protected through the process of Design Registration in India. The entire procedure of the Design Registration is governed under the Designs Act-2000 and the corresponding Designs Rules-2001. ‘Design’ refers to the unique aspects of shape, figure, blueprints or decorations or composition of lines or hues or combination thereof... Continue Reading →

SALIENT FEATURES OF THE 40TH AMENDMENT OF THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION

INTRODUCTION Part XX (Article 368) of the Constitution of India lays down procedure of amendment in the constitution. This procedure ensures the sanctity of the Constitution of India and keeps a check on arbitrary power of the Parliament of India. There are various doctrines or rules in regard to checking the validity of an amendment,... Continue Reading →

BIOGRAPHY OF CHIEF JUSTICE H. L. DATTU

Born in the year the Constitution of India was adopted, enrolled at the Bar exactly 25 years later, Justice Dattu became 41st Chief Justice of India. Justice Dattu started practicing in Bangalore, dealing with matters pertaining to taxation, Civil, Criminal and Constitutional law. Before his elevation as a judge of the Supreme Court of India... Continue Reading →

BIOGRAPHY OF CHIEF JUSTICE RAJENDRA MAL LODHA

Succeeding Justice P. Sathasivam, Mr, Rajendra Mal Lodha became forty first Chief Justice of India on April 27, 2014. Justice Lodha, aged 64, is the most senior judge of the Supreme Court after CJI P Sathasivam. He served the nation for a period of 5 months as Chief Justice of India and retired on July... Continue Reading →

BIOGRAPHY OF CHIEF JUSTICE P. SATHASIVAM

Appointed on 19th July, 2013, Mr. P. Sathasivam became the 40th Chief Justice of India. He served the nation as a Chief Justice from 2013 to 2014 and is understood to be the second Tamilian to achieve such level after M. Patanjali Sastri. He is conjointly the primary former Justice of the Supreme Court to... Continue Reading →

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