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Comparative Study: Intellectual Property Laws in UK, US and India

This article tends to closely inspect the Intellectual Property Laws in UK, US and India. Indian IP framework ought to strengthen itself and learn from its peers to harness it technological potential. I. Introduction The Intellectual Property Rights in India entail an elaborate system by virtue of Copyright Act 1957, Trademarks Act 1999, Indian Patent Acts 1970 and……...

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Limitations of Copyright Law in Cyberspace

The advent of the internet has led to the creation of an anarchic place called the cyberspace, which uncovers limitations of Copyright Law. Introduction: Limitations of Copyright Law in Cyberspace With the dawn of information society and the consequent advancement of information technology at a rapid rate, the intellectual property law has to be modified and integrated in……...

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Remedies of Copyright Infringement

This article on ‘Remedies of Copyright Infringement’ discusses civil, administrative and criminal remedies available in case of copyright infringement. Introduction: Remedies of Copyright Infringement Simply providing a person with a right is futile unless an effective remedy is provided alongside when the right is infringed. The Copyright Act, 1957 lays down entitles the copyright holder of an intellectual……...

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Attested credentials on my internship at Legal Bites: Shreya

Shreya Sahoo, a 3rd-year law student from the National Law University, Odisha provides us with an account of her journey as an intern at Legal Bites. Her testimonial on the experience elucidates the various aspects of opportunities and the environment that fosters the same, at Legal Bites. Process of Application for an internship at Legal Bites I am… Read More »

Directive Principles of State Policy: An Overview

Directive Principles of State Policy | Overview Introduction Directive Principles of State Policy | Articles 36 – 51 Distinction between DPSPs and Fundamental Rights Judicial Review and Directive Principles of State Policy Directive Principles of State Policy can be administered as an instrument by which states exercise justifiable and constitutional machinery, effectively. The vital adaptations and modifications according……...

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Offences Relating to the Army, Navy and Air Force

Offences Relating to the Army, Navy and Air Force | Overview Abetting mutiny, or attempting to seduce a soldier, sailor or airman from his duty Abetment of mutiny, if mutiny is committed in consequence Abetment of assault by soldier, sailor or airman on his superior officer, when in execution of his office Abetment of desertion of soldier, sailor……...

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Offences Related to Elections

Offences Related to Elections | Overview Section 171A. “Candidate”, “Electoral right” defined Bribery Punishment for Bribery Undue Influence at elections Punishment for undue influence or personation at an elec­tion Personation at elections False statement in connection with an election Illegal payments in connection with an election Chapter XI of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) deals with Offences related……...

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Criminal Conspiracy – Meaning, Nature and Scope

Criminal Conspiracy – Meaning, Nature and Scope | Overview Definition of Criminal conspiracy under Section 120-A IPC Nature and Scope of Section 120A Proof of Conspiracy Punishment of Criminal Conspiracy (Section 120B) Under English law conspiracy is said to be committed if two or more person agrees together to do something contrary to law, or wrongful and harmful……...

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Offences Against the State: Waging War, Assault, Escape and Sedition

Offences Against the State: Waging War, Assault, Escape and Sedition | Overview Waging War Assault on High Officials Escape of State Prisoner Sedition Chapter VI of the Indian Penal Code contains a provision related to offences against the state like Waging War, Assault, Escape and Sedition. This chapter corresponds to the law in England dealing with high treason….…...

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Defamation – Meaning, Explanation and Exception

This article deals with Defamation: Meaning, Explanation and Exception under the Indian Penal Code. Indian Penal Code has provisions to punish offenders for committing defamation against the state under Section 124A and defamation of class contained in Section 153. I. Defamation – Definition and Meaning  Law provides safeguards for a person’s reputation similar to the protection it provides……...

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