Anti-Suit Injunctions (“ASI”) are court orders restraining a defendant from commencing, advancing, or pursuing its claim in another jurisdiction or forum; or a court order directing the defendant to terminate or suspend proceedings initiated in an alternate forum,...
PART 1 - POSTHUMOUS SURVIVAL OF PRIVACY & PERSONALITY RIGHTS Introduction: Every individual is entitled to various rights during his lifetime, of which, one of the most basic, is the right to privacy. Closely related and connected with privacy, is the right of...
"The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting." This quote from Sun Tsu's Art of War could not be more apt in the context of commercial disputes, where half the battle is won before the fight. As in litigation, interim relief is a vital tool in...
LIFE RIGHTS AND COPYRIGHT: THE JHUND JUDGMENT The Hon’ble Supreme Court recently refused to lift the stay imposed by the civil courts and the Telangana High Court in the case of M/S Super Cassettes Industries Private Limited v. Nandi Chinni Kumar and Ors., on the...
Project Red Card is an initiative by former Cardiff City and Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade wherein a major lawsuit is being filed by over 400 professional footballers against gaming, betting, and data-processing companies based on the assertion that certain...
INTRODUCTION Video games, as a form of entertainment, has existed for more than half a century now. Spacewar, created by MIT student Steven Russel in 1961, is considered the first ever video game.1 Video games contain multiple art forms, such as music, scripts, plots,...
Akhilesh Prakash Paul (“Paul”) was allegedly a
gangster who turned into a soccer player, coached
by Vijay Barse (“Coach”) and thereafter became the
captain of the Indian Slum Soccer Team in the Slum
Soccer World Cup followed by becoming a football
coach. Nandi Chinni Kumar (“Kumar”),
In Part 1 of this article, the author carved out the distinction between privacy rights, publicity rights and the right to reputation and established that the right to personality/publicity flows from the right to privacy.
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