The Indian Penal Code does not define the term “modesty.” But in the common language, the word “outrage” refers to an act of savagery or brutality, or, as we would say, to something that causes a great deal of outrage or indignation. So, in essence, outraging modesty refers to nasty conduct that usually makes a woman angry. There are certain offenses that are seen as outraging the modesty of a woman, such as gestures, remarks, etc. that invade a woman’s privacy. Modesty serves as a safeguard for virtue in addition to being an ornament. In India, outraging the modesty of a woman is seen as a crime, and the Indian Penal Code has measures that address it.
The subject of intellectual property law (IP) is expanding rapidly. We are seeing a paradigm shift where businesses are shifting their focus from purchasing physical assets like land and machines to acquiring intellectual assets. Startups and R&D facilities, which are nothing more than intellectual inventions, are proliferating in India. The goal of intellectual property law is to safeguard your intellectual property and allow you to profit from it. People defend their creations. They require an additional group of individuals to deal with this universal human inclination. Let’s discuss in-depth Patent Agents and its qualification.
Presumption means to establish facts based on the possibility of certain acts, which have toughened the possibility of such acts and when this possibility has a great value, then the facts of certain activities can be understood. It means the inferences drawn by the court regarding the facts. These inferences drawn by the court can be positive or negative and are derived by using the best possible reasonable method of reasoning as per the situation. In this article, we will be seeing what the presumptions are laid down in the Indian Evidence Act, 1872.
Since restaurants and cafes are by definition public places, the copyright holder must give their consent before playing music there. Understand why? The reason for this is that Copyright Law grants copyright holders several particular exclusive rights. The right to play a song in public is controlled by the copyright holder of such a song. A “public performance” occurs when someone plays a recording of such a song in their establishment. Therefore, playing a song that has a copyright without the required authorization may constitute copyright infringement. In this article we will know the rights of copyright holders and how can a person have the authority to play music in public places without infringing the rights of a copyright holder.
This article has briefly discussed the legal proceedings concerning the infamous Kalkaji Temple Case, which has time and again been the prime subject of several legal disputes. The following article gives an overview of the issues raised and orders and judgments laid down by the courts in respect of the same. The article has specifically focused on the judicial decisions laid down in recent years, i.e., within the span of 2021-2022, with a backdrop of relevant Supreme Court cases pertaining to the Temple.
A person who specializes in handling issues related to trademarks is called a trademark agent. Agents for trademarks are expected to have a comprehensive understanding of trademarks, as well as expertise in the procedures for registering and protecting trademarks, as well as the prevention of the use of counterfeit marks. This article discusses the steps required to become a Trademark Agent in India.
Traditional knowledge refers to information gained by traditional intellectual activities such as skills, practice, and inventions. This article will focus on the meaning of traditional knowledge, its importance and scope, and most importantly its developments and protection. Traditional knowledge protection is becoming increasingly important, and the role of global bodies in ensuring such preservation is critical. In this article, we will discuss the protection of Traditional knowledge under IPR as well as the role of the international bodies regarding TK and international developments.
Globalization benefits developed countries because it provides them with cheap and trained labour. Furthermore, raw material requirements have been met by international commerce between developed and emerging nations. Because of globalization, this is now achievable. But it can be seen that globalization is favoring developed countries in several ways over developing countries. Do you think Globalization is favoring the Nations from the global north? There are numerous instances of favoring of global north.
Hot summers, the melting of glaciers, and rising sea levels are contributing to the shrinking of our planet. The existence of living organisms has come under threat. The imbalance caused in the environment by the rising sea level and temperature becoming warmer by 1.2°C has created a shift in the temperature and weather patterns. The result of this shift has affected numerous factors one of them being trade. The importance of trade can be well assessed by the role it plays in driving economic growth globally, which helps drive innovation and competition. The following article discusses the impact of climate change on international trade in small developing nations.
Copyright is a type of Intellectual Property Right (IPR) that gives the owner of the copyright the sole, undivided right to distribute, copy or perform a creative work for a limited period. Creative Work can be in any form whether artistic, dramatic, literary, or musical. The intention behind granting copyright is to protect the creative work and not the idea. This article discusses the rights of copyright owners in India.