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Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan is a full-service law firm based in India. The firm has offices in 14 cities and has over 400 professionals specializing in areas such as corporate & commercial laws, dispute resolution, taxation and intellectual property.

Over the last three decades, we have worked with a variety of clients – start-ups, small & medium enterprises, large Indian corporates and multinational companies.

Our professionals have experience of working in both traditional sectors such as commodities, automobile, pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals and modern sectors such as e-commerce, big data, renewables.

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16 September 2022

No protection under Designs Act even if trademark registration cancelled subsequently

In a case where the plaintiff had made a simultaneous claim in the shape of its product as a design as also as a trademark, the Delhi High Court has agreed with the defence of the defendant that the design of the plaintiff was incapable of being registered.

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31 August 2022

IBC prevails over Customs Act – Customs cannot recover dues once moratorium imposed

A 3-Judge Bench of the Supreme Court in its judgment dated 26 August 2022 has held that the provisions of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 will prevail over the provisions of the Customs Act, 1962.

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10 August 2022

Competition Law 2.0 – An analysis of the Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2022

The Competition (Amendment) Bill (‘Bill’) was first published for public consultation in February 2020 and it is only on 5 August 2022 that it has finally been tabled before the Indian Parliament. The Bill is a concerted effort to harmonize competition law with the evolving realities of businesses today. The Bill proposes to amend both substantive and procedural aspects of competition law. We discuss the top ten, key amendments proposed in the section below.

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