Guarantor’s Liability under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code- What Supreme Court has Held?

The Hon’ble Supreme court on 21st May, 2021 has pronounced the judgment on Guarantor’s liability under IBC in the case of Lalit Kumar Jain v. Union of India (Transferred Case Civil No. 245/2020). The court has held that the exclusion or conclusion of Corporate Insolvency Resolution process (CIRP) against a principal borrower will not function […]

Guarantor’s liability under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code- What Supreme Court has held?

Introduction On 21st May, 2021, the Hon’ble Supreme court held in a case of Lalit Kumar Jain V. Union Of India, that the existence or conclusion of corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP) against a principal borrower will not function as a bar to initiation of insolvency process of personal or corporate guarantors to corporate debtors. […]

Filing of Design Applications in India

Design registration is done of a appearance of a product which could be shape, configuration, pattern, ornamentor composition of lines or colours applied to any article whether in two dimensional or three dimensional or in both forms, by any individual process or means, whether manual, mechanical, or chemical, separate or combined. Whether a finished article […]

Copyright in Fictional Characters- Idea or Expression?

Fictional characters like Ironman, Batsman, Mickey Mouse, James Bond, Harry potter are not just characters but are cultural heuristics. All of us in day to day life connect ourselves with these characters on a personal level, and also sometimes get inspired by these characters. These characters are irreplaceable to such an extent that the work […]

The Cinematograph (Amendment Bill), 2021; the debate of rights Vs Piracy

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting recently introduced an amendment in the Cinematograph (Amendment) bill, 2021. The amendment was introduced to tackle the menace of film piracy. This bill was introduced after the Cinematograph (Amendment) Act, 2019 which faced many backlash from the industry experts. The controversy arises in the amendment of the bill in […]