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Stephen Koenig vs. Arbitrator, National Internet Exchange of India (Nixi) & Anr. AND Jagdish Purohit vs. Stephen Koenig

Stephen Koenig vs. Arbitrator, National Internet Exchange of India (Nixi) & Anr. AND Jagdish Purohit vs. Stephen Koenig 2012(49)PTC304(Del), 186(2012)DLT43 FACTS: The case is about dispute regarding the domain name ‘internet.in‘. The present petitions under Section 34 of the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996 (‘Act’) were directed against an Award passed by the sole Arbitrator appointed by the National Internet Exchange…

Intellectual Property Rights | Patent | Technology Law

Microsoft v. Motorola

Microsoft v. Motorola C.A No. C10-18230LR FACTS: In October 2010, Motorola sent two letters[1] to Microsoft, offering to license its H.264 and 802.11 Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) on terms that, Microsoft calculated, would result in a royalty of $4 billion. These two SEPs related to certain Wi-Fi and video compression SEPs. Microsoft responded by filing…

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Google India Pvt. Ltd. vs. Visaka Industries Limited

Google India Pvt. Ltd. vs. Visaka Industries Limited Criminal Petition No. 7207 of 2009 Decided On: 19.04.2011 Facts:  The complainant in this case was engaged in business of manufacturing and selling of Asbestos cement sheets and allied products. It was alleged that one Gopala Krishna (A1) [Co-ordinator of “Ban Asbestos India”, a group hosted by Google (A2)]…

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Vyakti Vikas Kendra, India Public Charitable Trust Thr Trustee Mahesh Gupta & Ors vs. Jitender Bagga & Anr.

Vyakti Vikas Kendra, India Public Charitable Trust Thr Trustee Mahesh Gupta & Ors vs. Jitender Bagga & Anr. CS(OS) No. 1340/2012 Decided On: 09.05.2012 Facts: Plaintiffs in this case: Plaintiff No. 1 – Vyakti Vikas Kendra, India Public Charitable Trust, is a registered Public Charitable Trust constituted to implement and promote the spiritual, educational, social and developmental…

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Avnish Bajaj vs. State (DPS MMS Scandal Case)

Avnish Bajaj vs. State (2005) 3 CompLJ 364 Del Key Words: Internet Service Providers (ISPs), Cyber Space, Criminal Liability, Director’s Liability, Listing FACTS: The case involved an IIT Kharagpur student Ravi Raj, who placed on the baazee.com a listing offering an obscene MMS video clip for sale with the username alice-elec. Despite the fact that…

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L’Oreal SA v. eBay International AG (C-324/09)

L’Oreal SA v. eBay International AG (C-324/09) [2011] R.P.C. 27 Key Words: Parallel Import, Exhaustion, Europe, Trade Mark, Infringement, eBay, put on the market, reputation, online sale Legal Provisions: EU Trade Mark Directive: Article 5 – According to Article 5(1) of the Directive, the registered trade mark confers on the proprietor exclusive rights therein. In addition, Article 5(1)(a)…