Sunday, February 17, 2019
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PUNITIVE DAMAGES AWARDED BY THE COURTS IN TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT CASES AND ON INSTANCES OF...

AN ANALYSIS OF THE RECENT CASE OF WHATMAN INTERNATIONAL LTD. v. P. MEHTA  In a very notable development in the trademark regime, a whooping Rs.1.85...

I&B MINISTRY REQUESTS TV CHANNELS TO MAKE ALL SHOWS PwD FRIENDLY WITH SIGN LANGUAGE...

The Information & Broadcasting Ministry on February 7, 2019 requested all private satellite TV channels to carry TV programmes with sign language interpretation for...

PLEA SEEKING REGULATION OF CONTENT ON OTT PLATFORMS DISMISSED

As per reports, the Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed a petition filed by a non-governmental organisation ‘Justice for Rights’; that sought formulation of...

CAN A FAUJI AND OFFICER LOOK ALIKE?

1.INTRODUCTION The Plaintiff (M/s Allied Blenders and Distillers Pvt. Ltd.) is the proprietor of the trademark “Officer’s Choice”, and is using the same in respect...

JAIL PUNISHMENT IF MOVIES ARE CAPTURED IN MOBILES- CABINET APPROVES AMENDMENT TO CINEMATOGRAPH ...

­­­­­­­To tackle film piracy and copyright infringement The Union Cabinet approved amendments to the Cinematograph Act 1952 on February 6, 2019. The amendment will bring criminal...

Government’s Notification on Digital Surveillance: Is it enough to satisfy our Courts?

A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi, Justices Ashok Bhushan and Sanjay Kishan Kaul has issued...

WHY DON’T WE SYNC?

INTRODUCTION In a recent order, Saregama India Ltd. secured an injunction against Excel Media and Entertainment LLP & Ors., restricting the Defendants from using the...

TIMES OF INDIA SEEKS AN INJUNCTION AGAINST WEBSITES DISPLAYING COPIES OF ITS NEWS CONTENT

In a suit filed before the Delhi High Court, Bennett Coleman And Company Ltd. popularly known as Times group, sought an injunction against the...

BOMBAY HIGH COURT REFUSES TO STAY RELEASE OF MANIKARNIKA

As per reports, the Bombay High Court on January 24, 2019 refused to stay the release of the film Manikarnika: the Queen of Jhansi...

DECODING IAMAI’S CODE OF BEST PRACTICES FOR ONLINE CURATED CONTENT PROVIDERS

Netflix, Hotstar, Reliance Jio, Zee5, AltBalaji, Sony-Liv,Viacom 18, Arre are some of the online video streaming platforms who have recently agreed to the Code...

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