Geographical Indication as an Intellectual Property Rights

Geographical Indication or GI Tags is an Intellectual Property Right (IPR) given to a product that belongs to a specific location and holds the quality which is intrinsic or reputable due to its location. However, with regards to the example of Rosgulla, later it was asserted by a committee formed by the government of Odisha that Rasgulla has its origin in Odisha where it was offered at Jagannath Temple in Puri.

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Consumer Protection Laws In India With Special Reference To Human Health- A Socio-Legal Study

The Consumer Protection Act or the CPA is a statute that was enforced in the year of  1986. The CPA was implemented in India so as to ensure the protection of the interests of the consumers and to prevent them from exploitation at the hands of the sellers. Under the Consumer Protection Act, six consumer rights were included,  namely, right to be heard, right to choose, right of education of customer, right to safety, right to redress and the right to be informed.

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Essentials of Drafting a Trademark

For famous and established people, their name or any symbol identifying them would be enough to recognize their entire identity. That is what happens to a brand when it gets popularized and gains goodwill among people. Their singular name or symbol attracts the audience, customers and admirers. Therefore, drafting a trademark becomes an essential part of their business.

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The Role of Cyberlaw in Cyber Security

While the words cyberlaw, security, cyberspace are in daily news and headlines, what exactly is cyber is the question we are going to answer first. Cyber is generally related to technology, computer-generated information and virtual reality. Cyberspace specifically refers to the virtual network where people communicate. Cyberspace has aided easy communication to take place across the world. It is composed of large computer networks which have many sub-networks.

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Pitfalls Faced by Business While Pursuing Commercial or Regular Lease

As we all know that for any kind of business we necessarily need four things, i.e, land, labour, capital and entrepreneurship. Land comes as the first and foremost important factor of production. Place at times becomes an identity of any kind of entity. It becomes a starting point, where the production process starts or becomes a landmark where people come to seek services.

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Taxation of Agricultural Income in India

For centuries Agriculture has been the backbone of our nation. Even today a huge portion of the country’s rural population is dependent on agriculture for their livelihood. Agriculture is not just a source of income for those working in the sector, but it also satisfies the absolute basic need of food for humans. It is a risky and unpredictable sector though. One cannot control the climatic conditions nor the condition of the soil/water and other necessary things required for a successful harvest.

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Section 194Q of Income Tax Act and its impact on TDS

The Finance Act, 2021 brought in several important amendments in the Income Tax Act, 1961. One such amendment was the inclusion of Section 194Q in the Act which governs Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) on purchase of goods. The Section came into effect on July 1, 2021. It has a few significant implications especially when coupled with Section 206C(1H) which governs Tax Collected at Source (TCS) on the sale of goods.

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Step by Step Guide on e-filing Income Tax Return AY 2021-22

Income tax filing is one of the most common financial activities that all businesses & individuals practice every year. Traditionally, businesses consult a Chartered Accountant(CA), but over the years the existing process has changed. The rise of technology in governance has made such procedural tasks easier and more cost-effective. This article aims to provide you with the knowledge of a step-by-step guide to filing an Income Tax Return.

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Problems Being Faced In Relation To The New Income Tax Portal

The Income Tax Department of India launched a new electronic tax filing portal developed by Infosys in June this year. The new portal is said to be more user-friendly and will make it easier to file income taxes. The portal is said to reduce the processing time for tax returns and make refunds faster. The portal started glitching just a couple of hours after its launch. Let us look into the problems being faced in operating the new portal.

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GST Login Guide – How to Login to the Government GST Portal India

The Goods and Services Tax, or GST, as it is more popularly known, was introduced in India in 2017. It is an indirect tax that amalgamates a number of Central and State taxes, such as VAT, service tax, central excise duty, et cetera. The government has launched its official GST website, www.gst.gov.in, also known as the GST Portal, as the mother database for everything related to GST.

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