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The tussle between YouTuber Abhijeet Bhansali and Marico’s parachute oil doesn’t seem to be coming to an end yet. A Division Bench of the Bombay High Court consisting of Chief Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Justice Bharati Dangre while hearing a commercial appeal filed by social media influencer Abhijeet Bhansali against the...
Background The Supreme Court of India, in a recent judgment, overturned a decision of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (‘Commission’) in which it had found Star India and Airtel guilty of indulging in unfair trade practices under the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 (‘the...
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. 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 ...
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT REFUSES TO STAY RELEASE OF BENGALI FILM “BRAHMA JANEN GOPON KOMMOTI” In a writ petition filed by Subhadep Adhikari challenging the release of the Bengali film “Brahma Janen Gopon Kommoti’ on the ground that it hurts the religious sentiments of the...
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...

BAN OR NOT TO BAN?

You’d probably be living under a rock if you haven’t heard of or seen the whole episode where Kunal Kamra has been banned by several airlines from flying with them after he posted a video of Arnab Goswami in an Indigo flight asking him to answer some of his questions and...
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...
JABRA FAN: NATIONAL CONSUMER COMMISSION RULES EXCLUSION OF SONG FROM MOVIE WHEN IT WAS INCLUDED IN TRAILER TO BE UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICE NCDRC has held that, including a song in the promos and trailers of the movie when it is not part of the actual...
PART 1: The JUDGEMENT M/S Indian Record Manufacturing Co. Ltd. v. Illaiyaraaja ISSUES INVOLVED IN THE DECISION: In a pre-1994 context, whether the plaintiff (who is a music production company) owns the copyright in the musical works and...

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