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Section 4A of the Draft Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2020: A Legislative Blunder Endorsing IPR Monopoly and Disrupting Balance

Yash Raj and Smriti Shukla This post has been revised to properly acknowledge the contributions to the argument made by Dr. Vikas Kathuria. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs [“MCA”] in February 2020, released in the public domain, the Draft Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2020[1] [“the Bill”] based on the report submitted in July, 2019 by the Competition Law […]

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From ‘who’ to ‘what’: Proposed Paradigm shift in Patent Law

By Aditya Gupta   “The short-term impact of AI depends on who controls it, the long-term impact depends on whether it can be controlled at all” – Stephen Hawking[1] Introduction As abstract and far-fetched as it may sound, two patents have been filed before the US Patent and Trademark Office, the European Patent Office, and […]