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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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20 May 2024

Solar power generation under MOOWR is valid – CBIC Instruction dated 9 July 2022 quashed

The Delhi High Court has held that the statutory scheme underlying the MOOWR Regulations cannot be construed as seeking to exclude solar power generation in terms of permissions granted under Section 65 of the Customs Act, 1962. According to the Court, neither Section 61 nor Section 65 can be justifiably construed as incorporating an inherent or implied exclusion of solar power generation.

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08 May 2024

Patents – Method for compressing digital media – Delhi High Court sets aside objections under Section 3(k) relating to computer programme

The Delhi High Court has directed for grant of a patent titled ‘Reversible 2-Dimensional Pre-/Post-Filtering for Lapped Biorthogonal Transform’, which was related to a digital media (e.g., video and image) processor and the manner in which the processor is programmed for compression of two-dimensional digital media using lapped transforms.

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06 May 2024

Valuation of exports – Amount paid by foreign buyer to overseas agent of Indian exporter is not includible

The CESTAT Hyderabad has set aside the Order-in-Original passed by Commissioner of Customs (Preventive) demanding customs duty on export of iron ore fines wherein the overseas buyer had directly paid commission to overseas agent of the Indian exporter.

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