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No copyright protection implied for film sequels

By Manisha Singh and Gautam Kumar, LexOrbis

Fighting piracy: A usual day at work for software giants

By Manisha Singh and Simran Bhullar, LexOrbis

Creative synergy

High-quality protection of intellectual property (IP) is a crucial factor for companies to succeed in today’s competitive world. An effective IP strategy built together can aid the organization to manage its IP portfolio and attain a significant portion of the earnings

Keeping competitors at bay

It is well-settled law that a non-compete obligation in an employment contract in India is unenforceable after termination of the employment. However, an acquirer in an M&A transaction can require a promoter to not compete with the business that he is selling

Awkward regulatory tango over COVID-19 relief

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Protection of founder interests in VC transactions

By Nisha Mallik and Neha Mirajgaoker, Samvad Partners

Electricity Bill lights path but sparks controversy

By Abhishek Tripathi and Narayan Gupta, Sarthak Advocates & Solicitors

Beneficiaries of public welfare schemes are consumers

By Karthik Somasundram and Shreya Gupta, Bharucha & Partners

COVID-19, IBC suspension and operational creditors

By Shweta Bharti and Sukrit Kapoor,Hammurabi & Solomon

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Indian Law Firm Awards 2020

In this difficult and dynamic environment, India Business Law Journal’s editorial team was once again tasked with selecting the winners of the Indian Law Firm Awards. Our decisions are based on thousands of nominations and endorsements received from in-house counsel, other senior corporate executives and legal professionals around the world, as well as hundreds of submissions from Indian law firms

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The International A-List 2020

Of the hundreds of lawyers around the world who claim to be India experts, which ones are leading the field? To find out, India Business Law Journal sought answers from a large number of professionals, mainly experienced lawyers at Indian law firms and India-focused in-house counsel around the world.

The A-List 2019

The fourth annual edition of the A-List is a continuation of India Business Law Journal’s efforts to recognize India’s most outstanding lawyers. This year, in order to acknowledge the grandees of the legal profession, as well as recognizing our regular 100 A-List of highly talented practitioners, we identify 35 legal “icons”.

Correspondents

Trademark

Amending use claims in trademark cases

By Omesh Puri and Ruchi Sarin, LexOrbis

Beneficiaries of public welfare schemes are consumers

By Karthik Somasundram and Shreya Gupta, Bharucha & Partners
lease

COVID-19 and obligations under lease agreements

By Gautam Khurana and Chandra Shekhar, India Law Offices

Features

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Managing outsourcing contracts

Outsourcing companies face severe operational challenges under the pandemic and understanding the impact of the force majeure clause and the doctrine of frustration is important in determining recourse for parties.

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Pandemics unforeseen

How will the courts respond to an anticipated deluge of disputes relating to frustration of contracts in a post-COVID-19 world?

India

Indian Law Firm Awards 2020

In this difficult and dynamic environment, India Business Law Journal’s editorial team was once again tasked with selecting the winners of the Indian Law Firm Awards. Our decisions are based on thousands of nominations and endorsements received from in-house counsel, other senior corporate executives and legal professionals around the world, as well as hundreds of submissions from Indian law firms

Practitioner’s perspectives

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Keeping in step with the times

Patent offices and courts have introduced proactive measures in response to the COVID-19 lockdown

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COVID-19: Business as usual

Despite the disruption created by the lockdown, Remfry & Sagar has been providing real-time updates on IP matters to clients

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Blue sky thinking

The competition regulator has over the years allowed companies to undertake innovative commitments to enable their mergers to go through

Vantage point

Moving past the pandemic

The pandemic has thrown up challenges for maintaining productivity, honouring contracts and keeping workers employed