Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Entertainment Law Blogs
TWO COMPLAINTS FILED IN DELHI AGAINST DIRECTOR ANURAG KASHYAP IN RELATION TO THE KADA SCENE IN NETFLIX ORIGINAL ‘SACRED GAMES’. Sacred Games is a Netflix original series directed by Anurag Kashyap based on the novel by the same name. As per reports, two criminal complaints have been filed in Delhi against...
DELHI HIGH COURT ALLOWS RELEASE OF THE FILM “BATLA HOUSE” SUBJECT TO DELETION OF CERTAIN SCENES. The Delhi High Court vide order dated August 13, 2019 permitted the release of the John Abraham starrer movie Batla House, directed by Nikhil Advani, subject to a strong disclaimer and certain modifications in...
BOMBAY HIGH COURT PAVES WAY FOR RELEASE OF MISSION MANGAL As per reports, the Bombay High Court on August 9 refused to stay the release of the Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Mission Mangal in a copyright infringement and breach of confidentiality suit filed by US based filmmaker Radha Bharadwaj. The plaintiff...
BARC INITIATES PENAL ACTION AGAINST 12 CHANNELS IN ITS VIGILANCE DRIVE As per reports, the Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC) has, over the past 28 months, initiated penal action against 12 channels across the country to scale up its vigilance drive against home panel tampering and manipulation of TV...
DELHI HC ASKS T-SERIES TO SHOW MOVIE ‘KHANDAANI SHAFAKHANA’ TO SEXOLOGIST The Delhi High Court vide order dated July 23, 2019 asked Super Cassettes Industries Pvt Ltd, which does business under the label T-Series, to hold a special screening of its movie ‘Khandaani Shafakhana’ for a Delhi based sexologist Vijay...
DELHI HC PULLS UP PRASAR BHARTI FOR INFRINGING DISH TV TRADEMARK The Delhi High Court, on July 16, restrained Prasar Bharati from using the trademark 'Dish' of Dish TV for its Direct To Home (DTH) service. The plaintiff had instituted this suit for permanent injunction restraining the defendant from infringing the...
DELHI HIGH COURT APPLIES DOCTRINE OF NECESSITY, DIRECTS IPAB TO HEAR URGENT MATTERS EVEN IN THE ABSENCE OF TECHNICAL MEMBERS The Delhi High Court in the matter of Mylan Laboratories Limited vs Union of India vide judgement dated July 8, 2019 has held that the doctrine of necessity has to...
ARTICLE 15: UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT CRITICIZES SUB DIVISIONAL MAGISTRATE’S ORDER, DIRECTS POLICE AUTHORITIES TO ENSURE SMOOTH SCREENING OF THE FILM The Uttarakhand High Court while hearing a petition filed by the makers of the film ‘Article 15’, on July 5, 2019 observed that the order dated June 28, 2019 passed...
BRAHMAN SAMAJ OF INDIA MOVES SUPREME COURT SEEKING STAY ON RELEASE OF THE FILM ‘ARTICLE 15’ Brahman Samaj of India, filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking cancellation of the certification granted to the film 'Article 15' and claiming that the title of the film is a misuse of the freedom of...
WYNK FILES APPEAL AGAINST TIPS IN THE STATUTORY LICENSING MATTER BEFORE BOMBAY HIGH COURT Music streaming platform Wynk has filed an appeal before the Bombay High Court against the judgement dated April 23, 2019 passed by Justice Kathawala ruling that internet broadcasting is outside the purview of Section 31D of...

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