Editorials

Moving Beyond the Doctrine of Dilution in the Context of Well-Known Trademarks

By Japmeet Singh Bajaj | April 3, 2024
Student Law Journal

Abstract This article seeks to argue against the doctrine of dilution for adjudicating on infringement of well-known marks and explores the doctrine of deceptive similarity as a potential solution. It establishes that the doctrine of deceptive similarity, as used by the court before the introduction of the Trademark Act of 1999, is not enough to Continue reading

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DNLU-SLJ Call for Papers – Volume III (2024)

By Editor, SLJ | February 21, 2024
Student Law Journal

Dharmashastra National Law University Student Law Journal calls for unique and unpublished research papers, Short Notes, Book Reviews and Case Comments – Volume III (2024) About the Journal: Dharmashastra National Law University–Student Law Journal (DNLU-SLJ) is a double-blind peer-reviewed, student-run academic journal that endeavours to advance rigorous research across various facets of law such as Continue reading

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ABC v State of Maharashtra: The way forward for Reproductive and Decisional Autonomy

By Toshita Joshi & Shishir Kumar Rai | January 31, 2024

Toshita Joshi & Shishir Kumar Rai The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 was introduced to ensure safe and legal access to abortion facilities for women. The Act, while being a significant legislation, has several impediments in form of insufficient infrastructure, lack of privacy, and below par awareness. The case comment deals with an appeal Continue reading

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Sentencing Policy: An Invigoration that Indian Criminal Jurisprudence is in need

By Prakhar Dubey | January 31, 2024

Prakhar Dubey The rate of crime is increasing alarmingly and to cater to the need we require a just criminal justice system on which reliance can be placed upon. Presently, the Indian Criminal Justice System believes in the idea of sentencing and punishment but there have been many debates to decide what can be termed Continue reading

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Block This, Block that! A Meticulous Approach to Dynamic Injunctions in India & EU

By Siddharth Saxena | January 31, 2024

Siddharth Saxena In digital space, files can be shared in no time. If a website is blocked or taken down by injunction through the court’s order, within minutes a mirror website appears that hosts the same data hosted on the parent website. These are also known as rogue websites. The copyright infringement thereupon continues through Continue reading

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An Age where Eyes Can’t be Trusted: Image Manipulation Through Deepfakes

By Gowri Dev & Akshay Pramodh | January 31, 2024

Gowri Dev & Akshay Pramodh Digital transformation in recent years has normalised the distortion of reality on the internet. It took an exponential leap with the advent of ‘deepfake’ technology. Machine learning has now enabled the manipulation of content to produce hyper-realistic false content resistant to detection. Like any other invention, while deepfakes have their Continue reading

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Commercialisation of Surrogacy in India – A Critical Analysis

By Spandana Reddy Bommu | January 31, 2024

Spandana Reddy Bommu India has a thriving market for surrogacy for couples worldwide because of the many surrogate mothers involved and the considerably lower process expense. Furthermore, the absence of laws regulating surrogacy has resulted in greater acceptability of commercial surrogacy in India. Nevertheless, a significant concern is needed, such as surrogate woman victimisation and Continue reading

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Inter-Relations of Metaverse and its Importance in Competitive Market

By Aranya Nath & Srabani Behera | January 31, 2024

Aranya Nath & Srabani Behera Since the development of the Internet in the 1990s till date, there has been considerable progress in the virtual environment. The Internet has opined ways for users to use cyberspace through social “media platforms” and has brought digital transformation from cell phones to Smartphones and Artificial Intelligence. The Metaverse is Continue reading

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Understanding Digital Money as A New Modus of Money Laundering: Legal Introspection in India

By Tissy Annie Thomas | January 31, 2024

Tissy Annie Thomas Digitisation has revolutionised the daily interactions of individuals, business organisations and the State authorities among themselves. Cryptocurrency is a product of this digitisation which has taken the world by storm. Cryptocurrencies offer anonymity and decentralisation- a total turnaround from the conventional centralised financial systems. Therefore, every discussion on or around cryptocurrencies begins Continue reading

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From ‘Islamic Republic’ to ‘Islamic Emirate’ of Afghanistan: Recognition under International Law

By Atul Kumar Dubey & Aditya Tripathi | January 31, 2024

Atul Kumar Dubey & Aditya Tripathi Afghanistan: “the graveyards of empires” made the US and its allies bogged down in this graveyard. The “respected” US pull-out to prevent the embarrassment of hanging chinook helicopter scenes from the Vietnam War has put the country into the hands of fundamentalists who were once funded by the CIA Continue reading

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