Is Aviation Industry Eco-friendly?

In this grooming economy, the aviation industry has been witnessing its bright day. The Aviation industry has seen tremendous growth. The passenger traffic rate has risen by 12.47% in the Financial year 2015. Currently, India is the ninth-largest Aviation Industry, which is expected to be third by 2020 and the largest by 2030. However, there 

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Is freedom to fly a Fundamental Right?

An Indian Historical perspective The desire of a man is equal to the desire of a bird…to fly as high one can. It was 1909 when initiated the engine of their invention that crystallized every person’s ever-lasted desire to fly into reality. After the invention in 1909, it was 1911 when the first flight in 

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Is uniformity still a myth? – Aviation Law

The technology and utility of the aviation industry are to transport a person from one place to another and most of the time from one country to another. There are two major theories, a historical perspective, which are pivotal in the International Aviation Law; firstly, freedom of air, secondly theory of sovereignty. The war period 

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OPERATION OF PATENTABILITY IN OUTER SPACE

Outer Space, being a Global Common and beyond exclusive jurisdiction, poses recurrent challenges to the application of the patenting system that have to be met with.  Patents are exclusive rights that are granted to inventors by their national governments to empower them in such a way that others are debarred from making, using or selling 

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PATENT HARMONIZATION IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY

Globalization is a double-edged sword; creating opportunities for companies on one hand and jeopardising their innovation without a proper unified patent regime on the other hand. There is an undeniable nexus between the phenomenon of globalization and the need for patent harmonization in the global economy. In order to understand their link, the term ‘patent 

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PATENTING IN BIOTECHNOLOGICAL INVENTIONS

Patenting in biotechnology can be safely arrived at when law and morality are juxtaposed together.  Patent laws involve no simple application and implementation process as maybe the case with other laws. The patenting system has umpteen restrictions set upon it and a myriad of limitations that it is bound by, due to its conflicting and 

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PATENTING POLICY AND SOFTWARE: THE INDIAN CASE STUDY

India’s software patenting approach allows for judicious use of patent protection, resulting in the alleviation of the risks involved of trivial patents that would have otherwise choked the innovation and drive of the software industry. India’s Information Technology sector is the most forthcoming in terms of export and research and development, with various IT sector 

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PRESERVATION OF TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE THROUGH PATENTS

The fact that Traditional Knowledge is being widely discussed in different international forums points out to the fact that it encompasses both opportunities and challenges. Indigenous and native communities who through the decades and centuries have preserved and propagated the traditional knowledge sources that have been developed by their communities and have been prevalent in 

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AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAMS

‘A tool to level the employment opportunities for all individuals’ An Affirmative Action plan or program is considered to be an organization tool structured to make sure that every individual gets an equal employment opportunity. A central idea underlying affirmative action is that with time, an employer’s workforce will usually demonstrate the gender, racial, and 

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Articles of association and its amendment

‘The internal rule book that every company must have and work by’ The articles of association is a record that identifies the rules for a company’s functioning and defines the company’s aim and lays down how tasks are to be performed within the organization which includes the process for appointment of directors and handling of 

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CORPORATE CRIMINAL LIABILITY

‘Legal responsibility of a corporation for criminal actions of its employees’ A corporation is a body that exists only by its employees. It can be held liable for the criminal acts of its employees only until the employees are acting within the scope of their employment and their conduct is for the interest of the 

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DEBENTURE TRUSTEE- RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES

Rights and liabilities of the entity that acts as the holder of debenture stock for the interest of another party A debenture is a type of formal loan given to the company by another individual. The company is then under an obligation to reimburse the loan within a specified period of time with interest. A 

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EFFECT OF PIRACY ON BUSINESS

‘How illegal reproduction of work influence the profitability of businesses’  Piracy is the unlawful reproduction i.e. either copy or forging of work (software, recordings or motion pictures). Piracy has become easier with the advanced evolution of technology and more prevalent at the same time. Secured music can be downloaded from the Internet without actually paying 

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HOW LITIGATION AFFECTS BUSINESS ACTIVITIES

 ‘The inevitable impact legal processes put on business entities’ At some point or the other, all businesses have to face a legal dispute. Business litigation takes many structures that include contract disputes, misrepresentation, and matters of employment.  All have the capacity to bring about undesirable consequences for both small and large businesses.  Preferably, business disputes 

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LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP (LLP)

‘General partnership that advances protection to an individual against personal liability for certain partnership obligations’ Introduction  A business partnership is a business established for the purpose of gaining profit and is run by two or more people. There can be any number of partners associated with the business as long as the minimum number remains 

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