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Application of Intellectual Property Rights to the Space Industry

The Soviet Union had launched the first man made satellite on October 4, 1957, that is Sputnik, into Earth’s orbit.[1] Twenty three years later, in 1980, there were 1,058 satellites in orbit and fifty-two other satellites divided between lunar and solar/planetary orbits.[2] Currently, there are several major satellite communications projects planned which will put hundreds …

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The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016

Before, “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (RPwD)” came into existence, India’s legislation concerning persons with disabilities was dealt with under the Persons with Disability Act, 1995 (PwD) which was introduced on February 7, 1996. The PwD Act was the first law introduced by the Indian Government to expound the rights of persons …

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National Legal Service Authority v Union Of India: Case Analysis

The landmark judgement of NALSA v. Union of India[1] recognized the transgender identity as the third gender. It was delivered on 15th April 2014, by a Division Bench comprising Justice A. K. Sikri and Justice K. S. Radhakrishnan. Members of the Transgender community filed a writ petition demanding legal recognition of their right to choose …

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Divorce and Judicial Separation: Trends and Differences

Marriage in the Indian society holds a very revered place. This reverence thereafter shapes our family laws where a married couple has more legal rights and protection than any other kind of civil union between two individuals for private purposes. Hence, attempting to keep the arrangement alive for the couple without any compelling reasons may …

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