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I urge you not to draw conclusions without reading this entire post. The intent is not to derail any entity but to have an open discussion on imminent issues daunting the entire media and entertainment industry especially when the lawyers of each side are gearing up for decade long...
The Delhi High Court today dismissed the suit which was filed by the Indian Performing Rights Society (IPRS) against Aditya Pandey and others in 2006. Read judgement here. Key Highlights of the judgement: Jurisdiction – IPRS had filed an application under Order VII Rule 10 of the CPC for return...
I am pleased to bring to you a guest post by Jinisha Shah and Sanjana Kochhar, Associates at Solomon & Co. on the protection of a jewellery design under the framework of various intellectual property laws in India. Solomon & Co. is a century old multi-service law firm with offices...
IPRMENT HIGHLIGHTS OF 2017  COPYRIGHT Force 2- The Cyber Crime Investigation Cell, Mumbai, registered an FIR against K Sera Sera Digital Cinema Ltd after a complaint filed by Viacom18 Media Pvt Ltd (Viacom18) in relation to online piracy of its film Force-2. Rangoon- Copyright infringement suit filed in Bombay High...
The deal between Amazon and Indian Performing Rights Society (IPRS) made headlines earlier this week and was a pleasant news to many of us who have been waiting for the Copyright Amendment Act, 2012 to see the light of implementation. The expectations from the revamped IPRS are also quite...
As per the notice published on the IPRS website, its 1st/ 2018-19 Extra-Ordinary General Meeting (EGM) will be held on April 11, 2018 to approve the ‘Tariff Scheme’ framed and presented by the Governing Council. The notice further reads that “This resolution is pursuant to the requirements under the...
With the rising number of litigations on audio-visual content, it has become supremely important for content owners to be vigilant about the existing legal framework surrounding audio-visual content. Through this post, I intend to cover the do’s and don’ts which content owners should be wary about. The first part of my...
On Tuesday, 17th July 2018, the Delhi High Court vide an order secured the commercial interest of Gothic Entertainment in the film “Batti Gul Meter Chalu” (“Film”), whilst restraining them from interfering with the commercial exploitation of the Film in any manner whatsoever. This order (yet to be uploaded) was...
I am pleased to bring to you our next guest post by Angad Singh Makkar. Angad is currently a 4th year student at Jindal Global Law School and had earlier written a post for us here. In this informative piece, Angad talks about the arbitrability of intellectual property disputes in India...
The Supreme Court of India, in a major blow to the Central Government has held that the rules framed under section 184 of the Amended Finance Act of 2014 are violative of various Constitutional Principles. The 5-judge bench led by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi has struck down, in its...

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