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A suit was filed by Prasar Bharti against Ritu Arya, Sandeep Arya and PVR Limited for permanent injunction to restrain them from using Prasar Bharti’s registered trademark “Doordarsan” as the title of their new film which is produced by Ritu and Sandeep Arya and PVR is the...
The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) issued a meeting notice on February 11, 2020 calling for a stakeholders meeting to discuss issues pertaining to copyright, the provisions under the Copyright Act, 1957 and the rules formed thereunder. The meeting was scheduled on February...
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade) has notified on May 30, 2019 the proposed amendments to the Copyright Rules, 2013 (“Proposed Rules”) in exercise of its powers conferred under Section 78 of the Copyright Act, 1957. The Ministry has sought objections...
Bhansali’s ‘Padmaavat’ (earlier titled Padmavati) has been doing its rounds of controvesies since the inception of its shooting. Prior to the film receiving its certification from CBFC and now even post receiving the censor certificate, some state governments like the Rajasthan, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh Government have...
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) vide it’s circular dated 17 October, 2018 has proposed an amendment to the decade-old Sports Broadcasting Signals (Mandatory Sharing with Prasar Bharati) Act, 2007 and has sought feedback on the plan. The Act requires private sports broadcasters such as Star India and Sony...
M/S Indian Record Manufacturing Co. Ltd. v. Illaiyaraaja Before I venture into this post, I would like to state that the content mentioned herein is completely and solely my personal academic view, and neither other members of the IPRMENTLAW team endorse it nor are...
I. Introduction to ‘Code of Best Practices for Online Curated Content Providers’ and ‘Self Regulation for Online Curated Content Providers’. At the start of 2019, the Internet and Mobile Association of India (“IAMAI”) had introduced a document titled ‘Code of Best Practices for Online...
By Anushka Verma 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...
This post will go on to compare the rulings in the recent landmark decision by the DB of the Delhi HC in the case of Amazon v. Amway (covered herein on the blog), with the decision rendered by the learned single judge earlier in the case of...
By Anushka Verma The Delhi High Court recently, in the case of Star India Pvt. Ltd. v. Moviestrunk.com & Ors., reiterated the status of ‘rogue websites’ and their liability in infringement of copyright. The Plaintiff in this case is engaged in producing and distributing films in India and...

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