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Dec 2011 17
CA dismisses without cost Fonseka’s Writ challenging second...

A panel of three judges of the Court of Appeal yesterday (16) on an unanimous decision dismissed the Writ petition of former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka challenging the verdict of the second...

Dec 2011 17
2nd Court Martial: Appeal Court dismisses SF’S petition

The Court of Appeal yesterday dismissed former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka’s writ petition challenging the verdict of the 2nd Court Martial that sentenced him to 30 months in jail. The three-...

Nov 2011 07
SC grants Microsoft leave to appeal in piracy case against...

The Supreme Court granted leave to appeal with the petition filed by the Microsoft Corporation of USA against the order of the Commercial High Court of Colombo. The Bench comprised Chief Justice...

Oct 2011 31
Counterfeit Victoria’s Secret ‘Pink’ raided

On a complaint made by Victoria’s Secret Stores Brand Management Inc, a team of officers from the Criminal Investigation Department recently raided a large stock of counterfeit Victoria’s Secret ‘...

Oct 2011 12
Microsoft says fully committed to protecting consumers,...

Microsoft is determined to continue its lawful mission of protecting consumers from the risks of counterfeit/pirated software. In a report carried in the Daily FT recently, it was stated that the...

Aug 2011 10
Anti-Piracy Unit steps up crackdown on piracy of business...

The Anti-Piracy and Counterfeit Unit of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Sri Lanka Police is stepping up enforcement on businesses in violation of the provision of the...

Aug 2011 05
Sarath Fonseka’s CA application against the Court Martial...

The Writ application before the Court of Appeal filed by former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka challenging the impugned decision of the 1st Court Martial to cashier him was on Thursday (4) put off...

Aug 2011 01
Glasgow based ‘Sun’ brand thread manufacturer sues local...

‘J&P Coats Limited’, based in Glasgow, Scotland, manufacturers of the famous branded thread ‘Sun’ has filed a lawsuit against local company ‘WINGS thread Lanka’ through its local subsidiary,...

Jul 2011 26
Sri Lanka: Counsel for ex-army commander again moves for...

When the fundamental rights petition filed on behalf of former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka came up before the Supreme Court on Monday (25), the Counsel appearing for him again moved for time to...

Jul 2011 07
Fonseka challenges the 2nd CM’s verdict imposing 30 months...

The submission of the Respondents - the members of the Court Martial that imposed 30- months Rigorous Imprisonment on the former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka – will resume on July 12 before the...

Feb 2011 15
Interim injunction issued

Commercial High Court Judge Mahinda Samayawardhana issued an interim injunction preventing the defendant, its servants, agents and all those acting under or through it, from using any packaging,...

Jan 2011 18
Customs detains counterfeit ‘Apple Tea’

In pursuant to the order of the High Court of Colombo in an intellectual property litigation, Customs detained two containers containing counterfeit Apple Tea until the final determination of the...