Sripriya is a Group Head at Fox Mandal & Associates. With over 9 years of experience, she has worked extensively in the domains of Intellectual Property Laws, Commercial Contracts and Media & Entertainment.
The article deals with two contrasting court orders dealing with dynamic injunctions granted in cases of website infringement. Dynamic injunctions, although introduced in the Indian courts just last year, have become very common and the latest decision casts a very heavy burden on domain registrars to oversee and assess the legitimacy of any chosen domain name and ensure that similar domain names are not available for sale. It further exposes the registrar to contempt litigation because these blocked websites can be easily accessed through a VPN.