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Judgments

Benefit of period requisite for filing certified copy can be claimed by an Applicant only when certified copy is applied before the expiry of limitation period(11.04.2023)

Present Application has been filed praying for condonation of delay in filing the Appeal. This Appeal under Section 61 of the Insolvency and Bankruptc.....

Tags : Certified copy, Time period, Condonation



Investigation report containing documents of private and confidential nature pertaining to the accused cannot be provided to any person unless a clear locus is established(22.08.2023)

The Petitioner filed an application dated 21st February, 2019 before the Special Judge under Section 212(13) of the Companies Act, 2013 to obtain a co.....

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‘Ritu Kumar’ designs lose copyright battle(23.03.2016)

The Delhi High Court reiterated a ruling that “once a drawing, a sketch or a design is used for creation of dresses, then, once the dresses cross 50 n.....

Tags : Ritu kumar, designs, copyright, industrial process



When an action, if onerously done is not an offence, it cannot become an offence when, owing to advancement in technology doing thereof has been simplified(16.09.2016)

Plaintiffs, being the publishers, including of textbooks, instituted instant suit for relief of permanent injunction restraining Defendants from infri.....

Tags : Copyright, Infringement, Photocopying



Court rules in favour of ITC in ‘Gold Flake’ dispute(29.09.2015)

Noting that NTC’s use of the trademark ‘NATIONAL GOLD FLAKE’ was either insufficient or kept clandestinely low to not attract the Petitioner’s attenti.....

Tags : Cigarette, gold flake, trade mark, copyright



IPRS succeeds against "He Said She Said"(22.12.2015)

Bombay High Court passed an order in favour of IPRS, restraining the Defendants from using musical works without its permission. Defendant club, 'He S.....

Tags : iprs, copyright society, lapse, licence



Notifications & Circulars

Discontinuation of practice of making manual debits on physical copy of Advance Authorizations registered at EDI Customs port(28.09.2016)

It was brought to Board's notice that even for Advance Authorizations registered electronically at EDI Customs location i.e. where electronic ledger g.....

Tags : Practice, Discontinuation, Manual debits, physical copy



Cabinet approves accession to WIPO Copyright Treaty, 1996 and WIPO Performance and Phonograms Treaty, 1996(04.07.2018)

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the proposal submitted by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, M.....

Tags : Accession, WIPO, Copyright Treaty, Approval



Discontinuation of physical copy of Advanced/EPCG Authorisation - Procurement from SEZs(11.03.2019)

It has come to the notice of this Directorate that procurement from SEZs has been adversely affected due to the discontinuation of TRA facility for au.....

Tags : EPCG Authorisation, Physical copy, Discontinuation



Non-requirement of submission of Hard Copy of application at RAs for issue of Advance Authorisation and EPCG Authorisation(15.05.2019)

Attention is invited to Para 4.02(ii) of HBP 2015-20 which explicitly states that "Applicant shall upload documents as prescribed in ANF 4A, if any, a.....

Tags : Submission, Hard Copy, Non-requirement, Advance Authorisation



Actuarial and reinsurance returns - Dispensing with hard copy submission(11.05.2022)

1. This circular is issued under section 14(2)(e) of the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 1999. It shall come into force with immed.....

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Direction to Copyright Societies regarding alleged collection of royalties(24.07.2023)

1. Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has received several complaints, representations, grievances from the general public.....

Tags : Direction, Copyright Societies, Royalties



Discontinuation of Issuance of Physical copy of Restricted Import Authorisation with effect from 19.10.2023(19.10.2023)

To further improve ease of doing business, it is decided to discontinue the issuance of physical copy of Authorisation for Restricted Imports with eff.....

Tags : Discontinuation, Physical copy, Import Authorisation



Comptroller General reiterates exclusion of software from patent regime(19.02.2016)

The Comptroller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks showed its intention to continue disallowing the grant of patents on software. In its repor.....

Tags : Patent, software program, copyright



News

Kerala Court Passes Restraint Order in Infringement Suit Against “Karwaan” Movie(03.08.2018)

A Kerala Court has passes restraint order in a suit filed against the makers of the film “Karwaan” alleging copyright infringement.

Tags : Karwaan, Copyright



Karnataka High Court: Section 63 of Copyright Act is Cognizable Offence(02.02.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that Section 63 of the Copyright Act, 1957 which prescribes a punishment of minimum 6 months that may extend to 3 years .....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Section 63 of Copyright Act



Madras HC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Damages Over Copyright Infringement by Film Valimai(15.03.2022)

Madras High Court has issued notice to the makers of Tamil film Valimai, starring Ajith, after the Producer of a 2016 Movie called Metro alleged that .....

Tags : Madras High Court, Copyright Infringement by Film Valimai



Communication By Advocate About An Order As Good As Production of Certified Copy: Calcutta HC(25.06.2018)

Calcutta High Court has observed that communication by an advocate about a court order is as good as production of certified copy of the order in ques.....

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SC Dismisses Plea Seeking Directions to Ensure Supply Copy of FIR to Accused Within 24 Hours(23.07.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed seeking issuance of directions to the Director General of Police of States and respective Home Secretaries for devising a .....

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SC Dismisses Plea Seeking Issuance of Directions to Ensure Supply Copy of FIR to Accused(24.07.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed seeking issuance of directions to the Director General of Police of States and respective Home Secretaries for devising a .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Supply Copy of FIR to Accused



P&H HC: Executive Can't Exempt Use of Copyrighted Sound Recordings in Marriage Functions(25.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the executive has no authority under the Copyright Act to clarify or interpret the applicability of the la.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Copyright, Exemption, Public Notice



Bombay HC Refuses to Stay Release of Shahid Kapoor Starrer Jersey(14.04.2022)

Bombay High Court has declined to stay the release of Shahid Kapoor starrer Jersey filed by a writer in a copyright infringement suit.

Tags : Bombay High Court, Shahid Kapoor, copyright, Jersey



SC Raps Bombay HC for Not Making Available Order Copies to Litigants on Time(04.11.2016)

Supreme Court has expressed unhappiness over careless attitude of Bombay High Court for not making available copies of Order to litigants in a time-bo.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Bombay High Court, Order Copy



Delhi HC Rejects Copyright Case against DU’s Photocopy Shop(16.09.2016)

Delhi HC has rejected suits by three international publishers against sale of photocopied books and pages in Delhi University (DU), a landmark verdict.....

Tags : Delhi HC , DU’s Photocopy Shop



Delhi HC Orders Blocking of 12 Websites Illegally Streaming Content of Universal City Studios(06.05.2022)

Delhi High Court in a matter relating to copyright infringement, has ordered for blocking of 12 websites which were illegally streaming, hosting and m.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, copyright infringement, Universal City Studios LLC, 12 websites



Supreme Court: No One Could Have Copyright Over Judgments Delivered By Apex Court(24.11.2016)

Supreme Court while ruling that no one could have copyright over judgments delivered by Apex Court, has said that it could be reproduced in its raw fo.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Judgments, Copyright



Delhi HC Reserves Judgment on Publisher’s Appeal in Photocopy Case(06.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has reserved its judgment on an appeal brought by a group of international publishers against an order allowing a photocopy shop in D.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, photocopy, Delhi University, international publishers, copyright



Delhi University Photocopy Case: Delhi HC Restores Copyright Suit by International Publishers(09.12.2016)

Delhi HC has restored the copyright suit brought by international publishers against DU photocopy shop and directed the photocopy shop to maintain rec.....

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Gujarat HC: Copyright in Artwork Subsists Till Death of Author and 60 Yrs After Death(15.06.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that under Section 22 of the Copyright Act, 1957, copyright would subsist in the life time of the author and until 60 year.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Copyright, Artwork



COMPANY - Notice of NCLAT Appeal to be Served Regardless of Supply of Advance Copy of Appeal Paper Book: SC(12.03.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that stipulation of service of notice on other side, pursuant to issuance of notice by National Company Law Appellate Tribu.....

Tags : NCLAT, Notice of NCLAT Appeal, Supply of Advance Copy of Appeal Paper Book



Delhi HC: NOC of TM Office Mandatory for Copyright Registration of Artistic Work in Goods & Services(16.09.2022)

Delhi High Court has held to obtain copyright registration of artistic work which is being used or is capable of being used in respect of any goods an.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Copyright, Artistic Work



Hyderabad HC Seeks Response Over Action Taken to Curb Mass Copying in Public Exams(18.01.2017)

Hyderabad High Court has directed Chief Secretaries of both AP and Telangana to file additional affidavits explaining steps being taken to curb mass c.....

Tags : Hyderabad High Court, Public Exams, Mass Copying



INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS - Bombay HC Directs Spotify to Deposit Rs. 6.5 Crore in Warner/Chappell Copyright Case(01.03.2019)

Bombay High Court has directed music streaming app Spotify to deposit Rs. 6.5 crore after a suit for infringement was filed by music publisher Warner/.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Spotify, Warner/Chappell Copyright Case



Delhi HC: Courts Can Direct Telegram to Disclose Info of Copyright Infringers Using The Platform(31.08.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that copyright infringers can’t be permitted to seek shelter under Telegram's policies merely on the ground that its physica.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Copyright Infringer, Telegram



Delhi HC: Party Organizers Liable to Pay Royalty for Using Copyrighted Songs(04.01.2017)

Delhi High Court has said that any event organiser, if using copyrighted music or songs in a party, would have to inform Copyright Societies which wil.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Copyright, songs, Royalty



Delhi HC Refrains from Passing Interim Order in Photocopy Case(07.10.2016)

Delhi HC has refrained from passing interim order in an appeal filed against a Single-Judge verdict allowing photocopying of textbooks for educational.....

Tags : Delhi HC, interim order, photocopying, copyright



SC: Victims of Human Right Violation by Investigating Agencies have Right to Copy of CCTV Footage(03.12.2020)

Supreme Court has held that in case of any human right violation by investigating agencies like police, CBI, NIA, ED Etc, the victims have the right t.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Right to Copy of CCTV Footage



Delhi HC Directs Telegram to Disable Channels Providing Copyrighted Study Material(24.11.2020)

Delhi High Court has passed an ad interim order against Telegram Mobile Internet application directing them to take down/disable the channels providin.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Channels Providing Copyrighted Study Material



Delhi HC Directs Saregama India to Deposit Rs 20 Lakh over Copyright Dispute With Zee Ent.(26.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has asked Saregama India Ltd, accused by Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd of infringing its copyright, to deposit Rs 20 lakh for pla.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Saregama, Zee, copyright



Delhi HC Bars 3 Copyright Societies From Issuing Music Licenses(29.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has restrained three copyright societies from issuing any licenses for playing music and songs of various artists in public.

Tags : Delhi HC, copyright societies, Music



Delhi Court: Nobody Has Copyright on Teachings Written in Holy Books Like 'Quran'(03.08.2022)

Delhi Court while dismissing a suit of copyright infringement filed over publication of a book titled "Islamic Studies" with a cost of Rs. 50,000 has .....

Tags : Delhi Court, Copyright, Holy Books



Supreme Court Dismisses Appeal by IRRO in Delhi University Photocopy Case(09.05.2017)

Supreme Court has dismissed appeal filed by Indian Reprographic Rights Organisation (IRRO) challenging judgment of a Division Bench of Delhi High Cour.....

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Bombay HC: Internet Broadcasting Not Covered U/s. 31D Copyright Act(10.05.2019)

Bombay High Court in a significant judgment held that Section 31D of the Copyright Act, 1957 covers only radio and TV broadcasting and not internet br.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Copyright Act, 1957, Section 31D



Mansa Court Restrains Salim-Sulaiman from Releasing Sidhu Moosewala's Song 'Jaandi Vaar'(22.11.2022)

Commercial Court, Mansa has restrained the record label Merchant Records Private Limited and its directors Salim Merchant and Sulaiman Merchant from r.....

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Accused Who Didn't Appear on Date of Judgment Not Entitled to Seek Judgment Copy As of Right: SC(06.02.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that, an accused who did not appear before the Court on the date of judgment cannot as of right seek for supply of the copy.....

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Del HC Rejects Sci-Hub’s Appln. Seeking Withdrawal of Admission Accepting Copyright of Publishers(07.11.2022)

Delhi High Court has rejected Sci-Hub Founder Alexandra Elbakyan's application seeking withdrawal of an earlier admission accepting the copyright owne.....

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Bengaluru Court Orders Blocking of INC & Bharat Jodo’s Twitter for Unauthorised Use of KGF-2's Music(08.11.2022)

Bengaluru Civil Court has directed Twitter to temporarily block accounts of Indian National Congress and Bharat Jodo after MRT Music accused party of .....

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Kar. HC Sets Aside Lower Court Order Blocking Twitter Accounts of Congress & Bharat Jodo Yatra(09.11.2022)

Karnataka High Court while allowing appeal preferred by Indian National Congress against civil court order directing Twitter to block Congress party's.....

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Central Government Notifies Copyright (Amendment) Rules, 2021(09.04.2021)

Central government has notified the Copyright (Amendment) Rules, 2021 which amends the Copyright Rules, 2013. The amendments have been introduced with.....

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Madras HC Criticizes Practice of Judges Copying Issues/Questions of Law in Case(26.05.2021)

Madras High Court has criticized the practice of Judges copying the issues/ questions of law involved in a case from the pleadings itself, instead of .....

Tags : Madras High Court, Practice of Judges Copying Issues/Questions of Law in Case



Bombay HC: Registration of Copyright Not Mandatory for Seeking Protection Under Copyright Act(16.03.2021)

Bombay High Court has held that registration of copyright is not mandatory under the Copyright Act, 1957 for seeking an injunction against infringemen.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Registration of Copyright



SC Launches E-Copying Software to Facilitate 'Contactless', 'Doorstep' Delivery of Judgments(17.03.2021)

Supreme Court has launched web-based e-Copying software to facilitate doorstep and contactless delivery of certified copies of Supreme Court judgments.....

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‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ copied screenplay claims registered copyright holder(18.10.2015)

‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’, after its ‘selfie’ headache, visits the court again, this time for claims that the movie’s screenplay is copy of a story that was.....

Tags : Copyright, bajrangi bhaijaan, screenplay



Kar. HC Refuses to Quash FIR Against Congress Leaders for KGF Song Copyright Infringement(29.06.2023)

Karnataka High Court has refused to quash FIR filed by MRT Music against congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Jairam Ramesh and Supriya Shrinate over the al.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Copyright Infringement, Rahul Gandhi



Playing Songs During Marriage Function and Related Ceremonies will not Amount to Copyright Violation(03.09.2019)

Central Government has clarified that utilization of any sound recording during the course of a religious ceremony including marriage procession and a.....

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Bombay HC Refuses Javed Akhtar’s Application for Quashing Petition Regarding Didda Copyright Row(27.07.2021)

Bombay High Court has refused to hear lyricist Javed Akhtar's interim application in Kangana Ranaut's quashing petition regarding the Didda Copyright .....

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Delhi High Court Declines to Grant Ad-Interim Injunction to Saregama for Copyright Infringement(17.10.2019)

Delhi High Court has declined to grant ad-interim injunction to Saregama India Ltd in its copyright infringement against Maddock Films Pvt Ltd for the.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Copyright Infringment



Del. HC: Satyajit Ray is First Owner of Copyright in Film ‘Nayak’(24.05.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that late director Satyajit Ray is the first owner of copyright in 1966 Bengali film 'Nayak' and the right to novelis.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Satyajit Ray, Nayak, Copyright



Delhi High Court: Injury Caused to Copyright Owner Due to Exclusion from Credits is Irreversible(16.09.2019)

Delhi High Court has restrained Balaji Telefilms from using the song ‘Dhagala Lagli’ in its latest release ‘Dream Girl’. The Court ruled that such use.....

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Del. HC: True Copy of Arbitration Agreement Sufficient for S.11 Petition if Stamp Duty Not Disputed(24.08.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that if the stamp duty of the arbitration agreement is not disputed, the true or certified copy of the agreement containing .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Arbitration Agreement, True Copy, Stamp



Bom. HC Directs ‘Triller’ to Pay 300,000 USD to ‘Zee’ for use of Copyrighted Music(11.09.2023)

Bombay High Court has directed Video Sharing Platform ‘Triller’ to pay unpaid dues of USD 300,000 to Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited for use of .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Copyrighted Music, Triller, Zee



SC: Application For Certified Copy Has To Be Made Before Expiry Of Limitation Period(25.10.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that person wishing to file an appeal has to file an application for a certified copy before the expiry of the limitation p.....

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Del HC: Originality is Key Feature for Claiming Injunction Predicated on Copyright Infringement(19.10.2023)

Delhi High Court while grating relief to owner of fantasy sports app MYFAB11, has held that originality though not novelty, is the underlying feature .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Copyright Infringement, Injunction, Originality



Ker. HC Quashes Criminal Case Against Makers of ‘Kantara’ Movie in 'Varaharoopam' Copyright Row(30.10.2023)

Kerala High Court has quashed criminal case registered under Section 63 of Copyright Act over the alleged plagiarism of 'Navarasam' song of Thykkudam .....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Kantara, Varaharoopam, Copyright



Del. HC Restrains ‘People of India’ from Using Copyrighted Work of ‘Humans of Bombay’(12.10.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that there can’t be any monopoly in running of a story telling platform and the platforms ought to adopt “their own c.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, People of India, Humans of Bombay, Copyright



Delhi HC: Copy of Every Document Filed in Court Must Be Supplied to Opposite Party(26.08.2021)

Delhi High Court has made it clear that whenever any party to litigation gives any document to the Court/ Tribunal, the copy of such document has to m.....

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Delhi HC Grants Interim Relief In Trademark & Copyright Infringement Suit Against Fake Kajaria Tiles(24.01.2022)

Delhi High Court has issued a temporary injunction under Order 39 of Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, restraining the Defendant from infringing the tile.....

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Madras HC: GST Department Can Continue Service of Physical Copy of Notice Through Registered Post(21.03.2022)

Madras High Court has held that the Goods and Service Tax (GST) department can continue service of the physical copy of the notice through registered .....

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Madras HC: Producer IS Copyright Owner In Film(17.11.2021)

In a copyright dispute, Madras HC observed that merely because the producer has given credit to the author for screenplay or dialogue, it would not am.....

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Orders from High Court’s Official Website Have Sanctity: Bombay High Court(12.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that orders uploaded on its official website have sanctity and trial courts that insist on production of a certified copy a.....

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Delhi High Court: How Can Copyright Exist in An Unpublished Biography(15.02.2018)

Delhi High Court has asked that how can copyright exist on the unpublished life story of an individual, even if he is a war hero.

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Kerala HC: Even After Assignment of Copyright, Author has Right to Protect His Intellectual Property(08.01.2020)

Kerala High Court observed that observed that Section 57 of the Copyright Act, 1957 protects the special rights of the author even after the assignmen.....

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Kerala High Court Launches Paperless Certified Copy Service(27.05.2020)

Kerala High Court has launched its digitized "paperless certified copy service" to provide online certified copies of orders and judgments to advocate.....

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Bombay High Court Allows Release of ‘Umeed’ Movie(17.01.2020)

Bombay High Court has held that there can be no monopoly of copyright in the idea or subject of a film based on the subject of a clinical trial, which.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Copyright of Subject of Public Domain



Delhi High Court: Legal Database’s Subscription Can’t Be Considered as Transfer of Copyright(26.02.2024)

Delhi High Court has held that subscription to a legal database does not amount to transfer of copyright since there is a vast difference between tran.....

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Delhi High Court: Legal Database’s Subscription Can’t Be Considered as Transfer of Copyright(26.02.2024)

Delhi High Court has held that subscription to a legal database does not amount to transfer of copyright since there is a clear difference between tra.....

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DIPP Clarifies Copyright Act Applies to Digital Streaming Services(08.09.2016)

Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has clarified that all forms of broadcasting including digital music streaming fall under section.....

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Cal HC: Agreement’s Certified Copy Attested by Notary Enough to Meet Condition of S. 8(2) of A&C Act(04.04.2024)

Calcutta High Court has held that in order to entertain an application under Section 8(2) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 it would be su.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Certified Copy, Original Arbitration Agreement, Notary



NY Times Files Infringement Suit Against Microsoft & OpenAI for Copying Content Through AI Models(29.12.2023)

The New York Times has filed a copyright infringement suit against Microsoft and OpenAI alleging that the companies unlawfully used the copyrighted co.....

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Delhi HC: 'Dummy' Appeal Filed Without Award Copy is Non-Est; Cannot Extend Limitation(23.03.2020)

Delhi High Court has held that filing of 'dummy' appeals under Section 34 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 without the copy of the impugned a.....

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International Cases

If a substantial part of the concerned item has been copied then a copyright infringement will be said to have taken place(29.01.2020)

The claimant ('Response') is a company based in Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire. It designs and markets clothing. The Defendant ('EWM') is a major retailer .....

Tags : Copyright Infringement



China's new Anti-Unfair Competition laws to aid 'ease of doing business'(25.02.2016)

China’s Legislative Affairs of the State Council released Draft Amendments to the People’s Republic of China Anti-Unfair Competition Law. Promulgated .....

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US Court of Appeal holds sequence of yoga poses not copyrightable(08.10.2015)

A Court of Appeal in the United States of America ruled that the sequence used in ‘hot yoga’ classes was a process intended to improve people's health.....

Tags : Copyright, yoga, hot, choreographic



Google wins lawsuit against scanning of copyrighted works(16.10.2015)

A United States Court of Appeal ruled in favour of Google in a lawsuit concerning its book scanning activities. It determined that such digitisation o.....

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Copyright holders to consider fair use before initiating DMCA takedown(14.09.2015)

In case involving a takedown notification issued to an alleged infringing ‘dancing baby’ video, the United States Court of Appeal determined that Univ.....

Tags : Dmca, takedown, fair use, copyright



Warner Music does not own rights to ‘Happy Birthday’ lyrics(22.09.2015)

A United States District Court granted Plaintiffs’ motion that the Defendants did not receive copyright to the lyrics of the well-known song ‘Happy Bi.....

Tags : copyright, song, happy birthday, lyrics



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