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Info Edge (India) Ltd. & Anr. V. Sumanta Bhattacharya

The two plaintiffs Info Edge (India) Ltd. and Sanjeev Bikhchandani claiming to be proprietor / owner and lawful user since March, 1997 of the mark / name "NAUKRI" and the domain name "NAUKRI.COM"and carrying on business as a career website / jobsite under the domain name "NAUKRI.COM"

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Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. v. Saregama India Ltd

The Delhi High Court has asked Saregama India Ltd, accused by Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd of infringing its copyright, to deposit Rs 20 lakh for playing and allowing users to download songs of 29 movies from its websites for the time being. The Zee firm has moved the court alleging its copyright over songs of 29 movies has been violated by Saregama India Ltd by playing the songs and allowing internet users to download them.

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HPL (India) Limited & Ors. v. QRG Enterprises & Anr

This appeal is directed against the order dated 20.12.2016 passed by a learned Single Judge of this court in I.A. No.15867/2016 in CS (Comm) 1218/2016. The said application was filed by the plaintiffs, inter alia, praying that new documents filed alongwith the affidavits by way of examination-in-chief of new witnesses

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Zee Entertainment Enterprises v. Ron Dsouza and Ors

Delhi High Court today stopped 83 websites from playing and downloading songs of over 280 movies, including the upcoming Aamir Khan-starrer 'Dangal', following a plea by Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd which has its copyright.

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Cipla vs. Union of India

In a major relief to the pharmaceutical sector, the Delhi high court on Thursday overturned a government ban on more than 300 fixed dose combination (FDC) drugs.

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Monsanto Technology LLC & Ors. Vs. Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd. & Ors

For the last several months Monsanto and Indian seed companies, backed by the Indian government (& state governments) have been locked in a wide-ranging legal dispute over the use of price-control legislation to fix IP licensing fees, the demand for compulsory licences for Monsanto’s patent over its Bt technology, demands by state governments for the outright revocation of Monsanto’s patent over its Bt technology, and an ongoing investigation into Monsanto’s licensing deals.

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Genentech Inc. and Ors. vs. DGCI and Ors

After Biocon and Mylan, Reliance Life Sciences has approached the Delhi High Court to appeal against an earlier order that imposed marketing restrictions to its copy of Swiss biotech giant Roche's breast cancer drug, Herclon (trastuzumab)

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Exide Industries Ltd. vs. Exide Technologies & Ors

Following a long drawn legal battle that had reached the Supreme Court, Exide Industries has gone for out-of-the-court settlement with global battery major Exide Technologies Inc that would prevent the US company from using brand Exide in India.

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Dolby International Ab & Anr vs. GDN Enterprises Private Limited & Ors & Dolby International Ab & Anr. vs. Das Telecom Private Limited & Ors

Dolby has dragged Vivo and Oppo to court for illegally selling phones with Dolby technology. The court has ordered the two companies to deposit Rs 32 per infringing device manufactured, imported and sold in escrow while royalty terms are discussed.

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Bayer Intellectual property GMBH vs. Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

The Delhi High Court has ruled that Indian companies Alembic and NatcoBSE 0.86 % Pharmaceuticals can export generic versions of two of German drug maker BayerBSE -0.32 %'s life saving medicines for research and regulatory purposes.

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Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson vs. CCI & Anr

The Delhi High Court has allowed the Competition Commission of India to look into complaints from Micromax and Intex that Ericsson had abused its dominant position to demand for royalties on the total handset cost, which the companies say were excessive.

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Best IT & TMT Law Firm of the Year - Legal Era 2014

The Firm has grown over the years, to become one of India’s leading Law Firms in the field of Intellectual Property litigation, Information Technology and related aspects, as also technology, media and telecommunication laws.

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India Market Overview... IP Handbook 2013

Known for handling high profile contentious cases, Prathiba Singh from Singh & Singh is a recognised figure in the litigation field. Peers and clients are full of praise with one client noting: "We have been using Singh & Singh for nearly 10 years and the service has been outstanding. Prathiba is excellent and has hands-on experience in copyright law."

The firm has been making headlines representing local drug manufacturer Cipla in its patent infringement cases against Novartis and Roche, matters that have gripped India with the outcom likely to have a huge impact on drug patents and patients in India. Novartis v Ciplais is pending before the Supreme Court of India, while in the Roche case the single judge of the Delhi High Court dismissed Roche's claim.

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The 2013 Managing IP awards... www.managingip.com May 2013

Singh & Singh is going from strength to strength and advises generic drug manufacturers Ranbaxy and Cipla in various cases, including the recent Supreme Court case concerning Novatris's patent for Glivec.

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IP Tribunal Likely to Come Up in 3 Metros... Economic Times 3rd May 2011

Prathiba Singh, the secretary of the Asian patent Attorney's Association (Indian Group) said at present IPAB officials travel in train carrying relevant documents to the circuit centres in the three cities whenever a hearing is scheduled, delaying dispute resolution.

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Lords of IPR... Businessworld August 2010

The legal hotshots who are dominating the booming intellectual property rights arena.

The prominent intellectual property rights cases in recent times

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Bayer takes patent linkage case to India's Supreme Court... www.managingip.com April 2010

The Supreme Court will hear the case in the third week of April. Prathiba Singh, of Singh & Singh, who is advising Cipla in the case, told Managing IP that she was "not at all surprised" that the Court had taken on the case. "We are happy that the Court did not grant an injunction," she added.

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