pharma-companies

Nei Patent ; Nei Infringement

The Plaintiff in the instant case- Novartis AG, had filed the present suit before the Hon’ble Delhi High Court against the defendant - Natco Pharma Ltd., seeking permanent injunction, damages, rendition of accounts and delivery up in respect to its granted patent, Indian Patent No. 276026. The Patent had been granted for a novel and inventive compound 'Certinib'; a drug invented for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer. Circumstances surrounding the dispute: Novartis filed for a patent…


architecture

No Moral Rights over Destruction of a Work: Delhi High Court

In the world of construction, an architect holds a remarkable position. Generally, an architect is often subjected to resentment, and faces multiple disputes when he or she tries to balance between the builders and the owners of the building. An architect quite often turns to be the ultimate decision maker on any project, a question then arises would that give, the architect, as the creator and legal ‘author’ of a building a ‘right to object’ to the modification or destruction of their work by…


indian government

The Case of Dynamic Injunction

In a recent judgement (UTV & Ors. vs. 1337x.to & Ors.), the Delhi High Court set a precedent by issuing India’s first-ever ‘dynamic injunction’ against websites who were deemed to be infringing upon the rights of copyright holders. Under this remedy, if the Plaintiffs are made aware that an infringing website has resurfaced under a different name, they can simply approach the Joint Registrar of the Delhi High Court to extend an existing injunction against the new website rather than…


Cybersquatting and Fraud – Delhi HC Grants Injunctive Relief to Colgate Palmolive

In a case of fraud, the High Court of Delhi has recently cracked down on unidentified persons who solicited money deposits in the garb of job interviews for a position in Colgate Palmolive Company. In two orders dated 12 April and 15 May, 2019, the High Court of Delhi has ordered an ex parte ad interim injunction against unnamed defendants, after Colgate Palmolive filed a suit. The Plaintiff, upon being informed by members of the general public, that unknown persons had created a fake domain…