World Wrestling Entertainment v. Reshma Collection

A Division Bench of the High Court of Delhi in appeal has by its judgement in World Wrestling Entertainment v. Reshma Collection (FAO (OS) 506/2013 dated 15.10.2014) defined the jurisdictional rules which apply to eCommerce and online retailers. These rules are limited to suits for trademark and copyright infringement.

R.P. Luthra v. CBI (W.P. Crl.1520/2014)

The High Court of Delhi defines the evidentiary value of a, “blog” in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL). Holds that blog are similar to newspaper reports, placing reliance on Laxmi Raj Shetty & Anr. Vs. State of Tamil Nadu, (1988) 3 SCC 319 to state best constitute hearsay evidence.

Anvar P.V vs P.K.Basheer & Ors

The Supreme Court in this case overruled its previous ruling on  admissibility  of secondary evidence in State  v. Navjot Sandhu alias Afsan  Guru (2005) 11 SCC 600 with respect to the admissibility of electronic records. The Court held that any documentary evidence in the form of an electronic record can be proved only in accordance with the procedure prescribed under Section  65B of the Evidence Act.

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