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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...
By Anushka Verma 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...
By Hiral Chheda 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...
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...
About Author: The author is a B.A. LL. B graduate from ILS Law College, Pune (Batch: 2014-19) and currently practices intellectual property laws. Introduction The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (“MEITY”) and the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (“MIB”) has on 25th February 2021 published and notified the Information Technology...
“The Internet never sleeps; and the internet never forgets”. This statement appositely describes the presence of Internet in our lives and the characteristics that it portrays. Posting things on the Internet gives access of it to people all around the world in no time. This characteristic of Internet has...
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...
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,...
Karnatik music vocalist TM Krishna has filed a petition before the Madras High Court challenging the constitutionality of the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (“IT Rules, 2021/ Impugned Rules”) seeking a declaration that the IT Rules, 2021 is ultra vires both the Constitution...

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