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01 September 2016

In another pragmatic order dealing with the until-recently fairly haphazard regime of John Doe blocking of pirated movies on websites, Justice Gautam Patel of the Bombay high court has cited an article by Legally India published in Mint as “quite excellent”, “extremely well researched, thoughtful and incisive” (see excerpt above).

02 August 2016

KAT was dead, yet it will keep living

When file-sharing website Kickass Torrents (KAT) went offline after its alleged owner, Artem Vaulin, was arrested in Poland a week ago, India's people were the most heavily affected by the news.

08 July 2016

We rereported earlier this week that the SpicyIP blog was cited by Bombay high court Justice Gautam Patel as having made a persuasive argument about not issuing blanket bans of websites against persons unknown (John Doe), in-part swaying Patel to only issue a narrow block of specific URLs on file sharing websites.

15 June 2012

PiratesBreaking: Following the recent trend set by the Delhi high court since 2011, the Bombay high court passed its first ex parte, unconditional “John Doe” order to pre-emptively ban the piracy of Viacom 18 Motion Pictures film Gangs of Wasseypur, said the company’s lawyers Naik Naik & Co.

12 August 2011

Dinakaran tries to withdraw resignation, not accepted by law ministry [TOI]

Ultra vires Bombay HC’s powers to grant MCX equity licence, which lies with SEBI [Financial Express]

P&H HC slaps 16 lawyers with contempt for disturbing court proceedings with protests after loss of temp offices [TOI]

Government wants Bombay High Court to establish anti-seafaring-pirate court [Indian Express]