Patent Registration Under Patent Cooperation Treaty
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Patent Registration Under Patent Cooperation Treaty

The creative work of the human mind is kept safe through several measures and the main motivation for the same is the encouragement for the creative activity. Several forms of protection of the creative activity have come about including those which are of particular interest in the industrial development. Patents being one of them.

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Alternative Dispute Resolution
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Alternative Dispute Resolution

We have watched various Bollywood movies where the victim struggled due to the inefficient judicial system and had to fight for the justice for years. Since movies are a reflection of the society it is safe to say that what is being shown might actually be happening in the society. The various possible reasons for that could be corruption, vacant judicial posts, lack of political will, overpopulation or increased crime rates etc.

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Website Privacy Policy
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Website Privacy Policy

Website privacy policy (or data protection policy) is a legal document that states how the startup/website owners gather and intend to use customer information. It is the promise that companies make to their users to use their sensitive information in a more responsible way in order to win their trust. It functions on the principles of transparency, legitimate purpose and proportionality providing users with full assurance and knowledge of what they’re getting into. It sets out the purpose of data collection by the website, to whom and how your personal information provided may be disclosed, reasonable security practices followed to safeguard such information, the scope and limitation of data processing on your website. 

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All About Address Proof Affidavit
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All About Address Proof Affidavit

Affidavit is basically a written statement that is taken on oath and may be used as evidence in a court of law. If you lie on an affidavit, it constitutes an offense under the Indian Penal code. So, if we combine the meaning of the above words, we get the idea of address proof affidavit. It is a document which helps in legally proving a person’s address.

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Reply to a Copyright Objection
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Reply to a Copyright Objection

Copyright is a right that is given to the inventor of the literary, dramatic, musical and artistic work, etc. To be registered, it is not essential that the copyrighted work should be published. An unpublished work can also be subject to registration as copyright.

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Sale of Patent Rights
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Sale of Patent Rights

The Duhaime’s law dictionary defines a Patent as an exclusive privilege granted to an inventor to make, use or sell an invention for a set number of years.

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Significant details of RERA
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Significant details of RERA

RERA (The Real Estate Regulation and Development Act, 2016) is India’s first Act to give real estate regulation and laws. The Parliament of India has passed the act last year i.e. 2016 and 1st May 2017 was given to Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation for the implementation of this Act. This Act formulates and notifies the rules to the regulate, directly or indirectly, for the proper functioning of the real estate sector. The basic motive of introducing RERA Act is to bring fair practices with the clarity to the buyers about their rights and interest and heavy penalties will be imposed on builders if they try to exercise unfair practice or infringe the buyer’s rights and interests.

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Rights and Liabilities of Landlords
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Rights and Liabilities of Landlords

The landlord (lessor) and tenant (Lessee) relationship begins when the lease agreement is signed or the tenant enters into the property whichever is earlier. A rental agreement refers to the relationship between landlord and tenant. It is an agreement in which the rights and liabilities of tenant and landlord are set forth, which is binding upon both the parties. In India the owner can rent his property only in two ways:

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Refund Policy for E-Commerce Websites
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Refund Policy for E-Commerce Websites

Today is the era of welfare state concept. We must strike a balance between the buyers and sellers interest. Now a days when the world is opting for online transactions, having a good and sound website refund policy is important in the fields of services.

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Gift Deeds | Explained
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Gift Deeds | Explained

Gift deed is a legal document where a donor voluntarily transfers his assets to the donee. Assets may be property or properties or even money, which are transferred or given as a gift to the donee without any pecuniary (money) interest from the donee. The person making the gift must be solvent, and he must not make such gifts with the intentions of making any illegal gains or for evading tax.

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NBFCs - Registration and Compliance
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NBFCs - Registration and Compliance

The non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) are on rise and form’s an important part of the Indian financial system. The non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) are a group of institutions that are heterogeneous in nature that raises funds from the public in direct and indirect ways.

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Website Development Agreement
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Website Development Agreement

A website development agreement is defined as a legally binding agreement between the client having a principal place of business and the developer. The parties’ intending to enter into the agreement exchange views relating to the basic concept of the client’s website and accordingly the developer prepares a draft of the website functionality and appearance. Where the service includes the development of a computer program such contracts are to be treated as contracts for the sale of goods.

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What is an Abridged Prospectus?
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What is an Abridged Prospectus?

The dictionary meaning of ‘abridge’ is to shorten something without destroying the meaning of the original. An abridged prospectus is a summary of the prospectus containing such details as be prescribed by the SEBI.

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Freelance Agreement: Important Clauses
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Freelance Agreement: Important Clauses

A freelance agreement is an agreement in which people are free to work at their own liberty for their clients. According to the dictionary meaning of freelance, it is serving one or more companies at a time on contract basis as opposed to working for a single company.  The person who offers services to other people/companies is a freelancer. They do not work for one person but serve more than one person at a time on their own terms and conditions. Generally, they have expertise in a certain field/matter.  E.g. if you visit a studio the person who clicks your photo is a freelancer. He is not your employee though he served you as he has expertise in photography, he served you on his own terms and conditions and he is not obliged to work for you. You are his client.  There is a freelance agreement between you and the photographer for a photo.

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Procedure to Change Name
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Procedure to Change Name

The name change affidavit is the first of a three-step procedure to change one’s name. Following the affidavit, a newspaper publication and lastly gazette notification publication. The Gazette publication is the last requirement which makes the name change legally complete and it serves as substantial proof of the name change.

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Franchise Agreement
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Franchise Agreement

A franchise agreement is one through which a Franchisor, the owner of a business model, provides his business model and his brand name to a Franchisee for use. The terms and conditions of the usage of the franchisor’s business model and his brand name by the franchisee are clearly and precisely laid down in a franchise agreement so as to avoid any and all ambiguity that may arise. A franchise agreement ensures that both the franchisor and the franchisee are aware of all the conditions of the contract and agree to the same.

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Joint Venture Agreement
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Joint Venture Agreement

A Joint Venture is defined as any arrangement whereby two or more parties co-operate in order to run a business or to achieve a commercial objective. In other words, Joint Venture is a business agreement between two or more companies whereby the business resources of the partners are mutually shared and put to use.

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How to Register Your Home Address as Company
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How to Register Your Home Address as Company's Registered Office

Registration of a business is very tough indeed worth putting in time for choosing a correct address as the Company’s registered office. The entire procedure of company’s registration, as well as fulfilling governmental requirements, involves a huge amount of finance and procurement of a commercial space is an add-on to the cost.

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