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Saregama has moved Delhi High Court against Mohalla Tech Private Limited, the holding company of the short video format platforms “Sharechat” and “Moj” alleging infringement of their copyright. Last year, Saregama and Sharechat had inked a global licensing deal which enabled use of Saregama catalogue for social media experiences on...
We are pleased to bring to you our next guest post co-authored by Ramit Rana and Aman Sagar. Ramit is the founding Partner at STEP NEXT LEGAL, New Delhi. He is a Practising Advocate at the Delhi High Court, and other lower Courts of Delhi with over five years of...
I. INTRODUCTION Newspapers are a daily source of information and entertainment that had ceased physical distribution in many parts of the country amidst the lockdown. However, many publications conquered this adversity by making available their publications digitally. M/s. Jagran Prakash Ltd. (“Plaintiff”) is the owner of physically distributed newspaper Dainik Jagran,...
This is not the first time that we’ve come across the dark side of social media but this is most certainly one that has shook us to the core. For those of you unaware of what I am talking about, there was a group on Instagram by the name...
Recently, an FIR was filed against ShareChat, an application owned by Mohalla Tech for an alleged copyright violation. The FIR was lodged in Bengaluru on the basis of a complaint made by a music production company, Lahari Recording. The complainant is the owner of copyright over various sound recordings...
After an eight year-long copyright battle, Suneel Darshan, proprietor of the Shree Krishna International film production company, has won a copyright infringement suit against Google India and YouTube LLC.  The District court of Gurgaon has awarded damages of Rs. 50,000 in favor of the production company and has restrained...
The ongoing battle for being the most viewed Youtube Channel between T-Series and Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg (a.k.a PewDiePie) have been making headlines. When T Series recently took over as the most viewed Youtube Channel, in a bid to outscore T-Series and regain its top position, PewDiePie uploaded two...
I am pleased to bring to you our next guest post by Sudarshan Mohta. Sudarshan is a Mumbai based lawyer pursuing media and entertainment laws and is currently working with Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd. He also works with SheSays India, an NGO voicing and championing women’s rights. ONLINE INTERMEDIARY – LIABILITY...
UPDATE: ZEE ENTERTAINMENT ENTERPRISES LIMITED V. MUSICAL.LY, INC. & ORS. In a recent development, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (“Zee”) has filed a suit in the High Court of Delhi against the popular Chinese video content and online sharing APP ‘Musical.ly, Inc.’ (“Musical.ly”). Zee has sought for a permanent injunction...

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