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With the exponential growth of the World Wide Web, our lives have changed from having internet as a part of it to becoming a part of the internet ourselves. Almost all aspects of our lives are interconnected to the internet. The WWW itself has now become a web in...
The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has vide notification dated July 21, 2020 approved the following proposals for appointment to the posts of Technical member (Patents), Technical Member (Trademarks) and Technical Member (Copyrights) in IPAB for a period of four years. Read notification:  here Sr. NO Name Technical Member...
Martin R. Lemieux’s famous quote “All in the eye of the beholder - Some of the most destructive forces in the world (Fire & Water), can also have the power of beauty.” can have multiple interpretations, however, I see this as epitomizing the beauty of subjectivism and rationalism. It...
The Indian Performing Right Society Ltd. (IPRS) has taken note of inputs and concerns expressed by Singers, Artistes, Friends, Colleagues and Well Wishers, about the proposed IPRS Tariff for “Live Streaming of Online Events”. By way of clarification, the Tariff was not slated to come into force until it was...
An important feature of the definition of authorship in a computer-generated work in the Indian Copyright Act is the phraseology involved, which states that the author is the person who “causes the work to be created” (Section 2(d)(vi) of the Indian Copyright Act). This is definitely different from one...
“Whatever action is performed by a great man, common men follow in his footsteps, and whatever standards he sets by exemplary acts, all the world pursues.” -Bhagavad Gita What Krishna is to Gita is what originality is to copyright as both (Krishna and originality) remain the fulcrum of their respective...
On the occasion of the Copyright Amendment Act, 2012, we at IPRMENTLAW conducted the biggest copyright virtual conference. Link to the recording of the conference: here  PANELISTS: (See details here) Guest of honor: Mr. Raghavendra G.R (Joint Secretary, Department of Justice, Ministry of Law) Keynote speaker: Mr. Blaise Fernandes (President, Indian Music Industry) Industry...
While all of us have often been engrossed in watching sportspersons’ flair on various courts, the producers of the show ‘Spicy Pitch’ have also given lawyers (and others) interested in trademarks to be engrossed in some home court activity. The Plaintiff is Greek Goddess Media, a firm engaged in...
The US has recently seen a surge in cases wherein artists and musicians belonging to various bands have come out against the use of their content by Donald Trump in his political rallies. There have been instances of where Tom Petty’s estate had issued a cease and desist order...
I am delighted to announce  that we at IPRMENTLAW are conducting for the first time ever, the biggest virtual roundtable conference on June 21, 2020 at 4.30pm on the occasion of the Copyright Amendment Act, 2012 completing eight years, topic being ‘Need to revamp the Copyright Act?’. In 2010, I...

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