Monthly Archives: April 2013

Consolidated FDI Policy, 2013: Summary of Key Changes

By Abhishek Kisku, Associate The Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India has come out with a revised Consolidated FDI Policy effective from April 5, 2013. Several key changes have been introduced during … Continue reading

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Competition Commission of India Relaxes Norms for Group Companies

By Nazish Alam, Partner The Competition Commission of India (the “Commission”) has, on April 4, 2013, eased the rules for internal reorganisation and restructuring of companies by way of mergers or amalgamation, often taking place within a group and for … Continue reading

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Novartis A.G. v. UOI & Ors. – Hon’ble Justice Aftab Alam’s Swansong

By Rudrajyoti Nath Ray, Associate The act of an “invention” precedes the act of making an application for a “patent” under the Patents Act, 1970 (“Act”). Simply put, no invention – no patent! In the recent decision of the Hon’ble … Continue reading

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