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The Implications Of Compulsory Licensing Under Patent Law

Making billions of investments in research and development of the pharmaceutical sector isn’t easy for all the nations around the world especially when it comes to the Least Developing Countries. This is why the notion of compulsory licensing becomes inevitable for securing public health and ensuring easy access to medicines which are the two most fundamental duties of every state. Compulsory...

Transforming a Paper Tiger: Calling Out the Non-Implementation of the Indian Juvenile Justice Act, 2015

Written by Sanskriti Sanghi (, Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar In 2008, the UN Committee had opined, “The Committee regrets that the principle of the best interests of the child is still not reflected as a primary consideration in all legislative and policy matters affecting children, especially in the area of juvenile justice.” As recently as February...

Role of Mediation in IPR (Copyright, Trademark, Patent, Industrial Design and Geographical Indication)

Written by Rahul Kumar,2nd year student, Law College Dehradun “Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbours to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them how the nominal winner is often a real loser- in fees, expenses and waste of time. As a peacemaker, the lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.” Abraham Lincoln Where...

Right to love vis-à-vis Naz to Navtej

Written by Preeti Singh, PhD Scholar at Dr RMLNLU, Lucknow The phrase “right to Love” has many connotations attached to it. One of such is right to love of an individual that emerged from the recent landmark judgment of apex court on 6th September 2018 in Navtej Singh Johar v. Union of India[i]. This marked a historic victory for the struggle of thousands of the people across the country in...

Can women move freely now? Art.19(1)(d), COI

Written by Karam Pratap Singh The Constitution of India guarantees the freedom “to move freely throughout the territory of India”[1] to every citizen – whether a man or a woman. The said freedom is subject to reasonable restrictions which can be imposed by law “in the interests of the general public or for the protection of the interests of any Scheduled Tribe.”[2] When the...

Law and Sexual harassment of men in India

Written by Karam Pratap Singh Before you start reading, ask yourself a question, have you ever heard of any incident of sexual harassment or violence against a man perpetrated by a woman? If no, then think for a moment, can a man be sexually abused at a workplace where his boss is a lady or maybe a male himself? Now, are there any laws to deal with such cases? No! The question is not whether it...

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