24 September, 2013
Examining the claim to protection of quasi-property rights in (match related) information as against the rights envisaged in Section 16 of the Copyright Act of 1957, the Division Bench of the Delhi High Court held that there are no proprietary rights over facts and information and cannot be created by judicial intervention.
The dispute revolved around cricket match - l...
27th May, 2013
A Larger Bench of Delhi High Court has, on 15th May, 2013, held by majority that a holder of a registered design can institute an action for passing off and that he can institute a suit against a person who is also in possession of a registered design. The dissenting opinion records that the rights and remedies under Designs Act, 2000 (the Designs Act) are statutory in nature ...
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