( 193 posts )


intellectual property rights ,   copyright ,   rights of employer ,   course of employment ,   in the course of employment ,   author ,   section 13 ,   Indian copyright act ,   blogpost ,   spoken words ,   de minimis ,   intellectual labour and originality

“The nation wants to know”- this innocuous sounding sentence has generated a legal tangle between Arnab Goswami and his erstwhile employers- The Times Group , with the latter claiming copyright over this issues. So, who does the existing law favour?

There are two essential questions that crop...

By SAURABH KUMAR May 19, 2017
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CO-FOUNDERS’ AGREEMENT: Important clauses to be taken into consideration

You have conceived a million dollar idea for your start up or you may have nascent inkling to start a new business with your buddies.

Sooner or later there will come up a need to draft a co-founders agreement.



By Neha Agarwal May 13, 2017

data privacy ,   law ,   hacking ,   email hacking ,   cyber lawyer

Need for Data privacy

We deal with an overwhelming amount of data every single day of our lives. A lifestyle centered on broadcasting one’s every act means that we’re now in a generation where no information is too much information and social networks are a way of life. The merits and demerits...

By Lawfarm Team April 02, 2017
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investor ,   startup ,   legal ,   tag along ,   liquidation ,   agreement ,   material adverse change ,   right of first refusal ,   voting rights ,   how to protect equity ,  

Essential clauses for investors

An investors’ obvious commercial intent would be to ensure that he gains from his investment. He wants to maximize his returns and minimize the obstacles. For that, he will ensure to insert certain mechanisms that will work in favor of him so that he can get his...

By Neha Agarwal March 27, 2017

porn law ,   is porn legal ,   law on porn ,   crime and porn ,   pornography

Pornography, in the eyes of law, is not necessarily unethical and obscene. In today's era where there are almost about 400 million people having access to the internet in our country[1], availability of pornographic materials is wider than ever. This tends to grasp the attention of masses,...

By amrisha tripathi February 27, 2017

Jallikattu ,   Ban on Jallikattu ,   Supreme Court ,   Culture ,   Tradition ,   Animal Rights ,   Animal Cruelty

Jallikattu, the talk of the hour in Tamil Nadu, is showcasing a rather tritely unique phenomenon in India. Scads of commoners from various cities, with love for their ‘culture and tradition’, are feverously opposing the Supreme Court verdict banning Jallikattu, a Pongal celebration sport in Tamil...

By Apoorwa Iyer February 04, 2017

liability of vehicle owners ,   ola ,   uber ,   criminal act of driver ,   negligence of driver ,   legal liability for acts of drivers ,   accident ,   road accident

According to the Terms & Conditions mentioned on the websites of Uber/Ola and other such companies, the transportation services qualities requested through Uber is entirely the responsibility of the vehicle operator or provider. Uber/Ola only acts as an intermediate between the vehicle...

By Lawfarm Team February 02, 2017
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