About the Organizers
Hidayatullah National Law University is a public law school and a National Law University in New Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India. The University is named after the former Chief Justice of India, Justice Mohammad Hidayatullah.
The Confederation of Alumni for National Law Universities (CAN Foundation) is an NGO established for working towards promotion of students or Alumni connected with all the NLUs of India. It helps students and aspiring fresh graduates by supporting them financially and mentoring them to hone their professional abilities.
About the Session
HNLU and CAN Foundation are organizing an online session by Justice Gautam S. Patel, Judge, Bombay High Court along with Justice Prathiba M. Singh, Judge, Delhi High Court on 27th September at 11:30 A.M.
The topic of the session is “Internet Infringement Impacts: Transborder Reputation and Jurisdiction Under IPR”.
About the Speakers
Justice Gautam S. Patel has practiced as an Advocate in Mumbai from 1987. He has worked on many commercial, corporate and civil litigations and also appearing in a large number of environmental public interest litigations.
He served as the Secretary of the Bombay Bar Association for two three-year terms from 1999 to 2005 and served on the Association’s Standing Committee till his appointment as a High Court Judge.
Justice Prathiba M. Singh has been serving as a permanent Judge in Delhi High Court since 2017. Before her appointment as a Judge, she was a leading Intellectual Property lawyer in India.
She has the distinction of handling landmark matters in all areas of IPR laws including patents, trademarks, designs, copyright, plant varieties, internet laws, etc.
Agenda of Discussion
- Depiction of the manner in which Laws relating to Trademark Act, 1999 and Copyright Act, 1957 vary across the World.
- Popular disputes concerning these Laws in various Jurisdictions of the World.
- Analysis of Indian Jurisprudence in regards to how globalised presence of well reputed brands and trademarks, etc. and their IP Rights are to be handled.
- A discussion veering round diverse and contrasting perspectives of “protectionism & over protectionism” so reflected in various international judgments towards their brands and views Indian Courts have taken.
- An understanding of how and what further steps can be evolved on the prevailing jurisprudence in view of the increased Interactions between India and other International Organizations.
- Mr. Chander Lall, Sr. Adv., Delhi High Court & Supreme Court of India.
- Mr. Parthsarthy R., Principal Partner, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan Attorneys. Mr. Parthsarthy heads the IPR and Tax Division at L&S Attorneys.
Welcome Address: Prof. (Dr.) V.C. Vivekanandan, Vice-Chancellor, HNLU, Raipur.
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