This led to a legal struggle between the two parties. The respondents had filed 23 revocation petitions before the Appellate Board, praying for the revocation of the patents held in the name of the appellant. They had also filed counterclaims, in response to the patent infringement suits brought about by the appellants. The litigation had now reached the Supreme Court, in order to determine the correct course of action to be adopted, in the light of compound proceedings having been invoked by the two parties. … [Read more...] about Enercon Case: Supreme Court simplifies Patent Revocation Procedures to Avoid Multiplicity of Proceedings
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“Despite its abolition [untouchability] is being practised with impunity more in breach. More than 75% of the cases under the Act are ending in acquittal at all levels. Apathy and lack of proper perspectives even by the courts in tackling the naughty problem is obvious. For the first time after 42 years of the Constitution came into force, this first case has come up to this Court to consider the problem. The  Act is not a penal law simpliciter but bears behind it monstrous untouchability relentlessly practised for centuries dehumanising the Dalits, constitution’s animation to have it eradicated and to assimilate 1/5th of Nation’s population in the main stream of national life. Therefore, I feel that it would be imperative to broach the problem not merely from the perspectives of criminal jurisprudence, but more also from sociological and constitutional angulations.” … [Read more...] about ‘Any Attempt by Supreme Court to Introduce Safeguards Against SC/ST Act Would Send Wrong Message’
“In case of a dispute whether a foreign lawyer was limiting himself to “fly in and fly out” on casual basis for the purpose of giving legal advice to their clients in India regarding foreign law or their own system of law and on diverse international legal issues or whether in substance he was doing practice which is prohibited can be determined by the Bar Council of India. However, the Bar Council of India or Union of India will be at liberty to make appropriate Rules in this regard including extending Code of Ethics being applicable even to such cases.” … [Read more...] about Judgment On Foreign Law Firms : Five Issues And Answers By Supreme Court [Read Judgment]
“Till the day authorities would realize that the people of Delhi were important, nothing would change. People of Delhi are not cattle …Everybody has some respect in the society, the bench told Additional Solicitor General (ASG) A N S Nadkarni who appeared for the Centre. … [Read more...] about Unless Planning To Shift Capital Like Tughlaq, Act Now To Save Delhi: SC In Sealing Case
The proponents also compare the Supreme Court with International Court of Justice to cite that the latter’s proceedings are available on a real-time basis. However, the principal difference that is often ignored between the two is that the International Court of Justice like most apex courts in the world, is based on written advocacy. The lawyers argue only through their briefs. Contrastingly, the Supreme Court owing to the volume of cases depends largely on oral advocacy. Therefore, a live coverage of ten minutes of exchange in court may serve more as a tool for speculation than for legal education. … [Read more...] about Should The Supreme Court Proceedings Be Live Streamed?