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The online sports industry has witnessed an exponential growth in the recent past. A recent report titled ‘The era of consumer A.R.T – Acquisition Retention and Transaction, released in March 2020 by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with Ernst and Young, revealed that online...
We are pleased to announce that after being ranked in the top 20 Entertainment law blogs in the world within months of starting the blog in 2018, IPRMENTLAW has now been ranked by Feedspot in the top 50 law blogs in India. Feedspot is an aggregator of blogs where one...
The 21st century is the age of what can be termed an ‘infodemic’. There is a constant flow of information that has left no corner of the world untouched. This infodemic is facilitated by social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat etc. Freedom of speech and expression...
In what is being termed as a David vs. Goliath litigation, West Publishing Corporation and Thomson Reuters Enterprise (proprietors of the premium legal research tool “Westlaw”) have lodged in a Copyright Infringement claim and a Tortious interference action against ROSS Intelligence, a new and upcoming Machine Learning oriented solution...
A recent judgement in the matter of Shivani Tibrewala vs. Rajat Mukherjee came as a respite to the makers of the movie ‘Umeed’ which might finally release three years post its scheduled release. This is a case that has lingered on for quite some time giving major headaches to...
A. An Old Melee The elemental difference between Intellectual Property Rights and Property Rights is the presence in the former. The established concept of property rights majorly entails the economic right of the owners and considers property as an instrument of earning for the owner. Conversely, Intellectual Property ...
Film makers, owners and producers often enter into licensing agreements for the distribution of their films. This case (Narendra Hirawat And Co. v. Sholay Media Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.) revolves around the licensing agreements related to two films, Sholay and Sholay 3D. Defendant No. 1, i.e. Sholay Media Entertainment Pvt...
IMI PRESS RELEASE: INDIAN MUSIC INDUSTRY, HEAVILY DEPENDENT ON CASHFLOWS, HIT HARD BY CORONAVIRUS; SMALLER LABELS FACE EXISTENTIAL THREAT The Indian Music Industry’s members whose existence is solely dependent on releases of feature films, public performance revenues from events and concerts amongst others have started to suffer on account...
Lifebuoy soap manufacturing Hindustan Unilever Limited (“Plaintiff”) took Dettol manufacturer Reckitt Benckiser India Pvt. Ltd. (“Defendant”) to the Hon’ble Bombay High Court for its most recent commercial (“Impugned Commercial”) for disparagement and infringement of its trademark and copyright. The Plaintiff has from January 2020 taken steps to communicate good hygiene...
PARLIAMENT PANEL ASKS I&B MINISTRY TO INCLUDE ''FAIR-USE'' CLAUSE IN CINEMATOGRAPH BILL A parliamentary standing committee has noted that the amendments proposed in the Cinematograph Act, 1952, to check film piracy do not provide for “adequate safeguards” to the people who share film clip on various social media...

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