Author: Nishtha Srivastava

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Computer programs under Copyright Act, 1957

Section 2(o) defines literary work and includes computer programs , tables and compilation of computer databases. Generally, it is the author of a work , who is the first owner of copyright in the work. But, tables turn when under an employer-employee relationship, any work made in the course of employment under a contract of […]

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Overview on Quantitative Restrictions under GATT 1994

 Quantitative Restrictions under GATT, 1994 Quantitative restrictions (QRs) are the measures taken by countries, across the globe, to restrict or prohibit the quantity of a product, that may be used for import purposes. There are non-tariff-based measures, that act as a barrier to free trade. The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), under its […]

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EMERGING TRENDS IN THE INSURANCE BUSINESS

EMERGING TRENDS IN THE INSURANCE BUSINESS Information technology is an important aspect in the corporate world that has become an integral part of the working of all kinds of businesses and industries. With the advent of technology, the business of insurance has been revolutionized to such an extent wherein this sector has managed to not […]

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Compulsory Licensing Under Patents Act,1970 : A Brief

  A patent is an intellectual property right, which is exclusively granted to an inventor, for a specific period, upon his/her invention, to enable him to exclude any other person/third party, from making, using, or selling it off, without his/her consent. The patent system’s goal is to encourage inventors to advance the state of technology […]

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