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Background In recent proceedings, the Madras High Court asked the government to decide upon the need for an amendment to the Sports Act, 2007, so as to allow Doordarshan to stream sporting events of national importance on its ‘Over The Top’ (OTT) platforms....
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...
LICENSING AGREEMENT BETWEEN SONY PICTURES AND IPRS Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI) has entered into a licensing agreement with the Indian Performing Rights Society (IPRS). Pursuant to this agreement, Sony shall be able to use the IPRS music bank for its digital broadcasts. With this licensing agreement, Sony...
‘CHHAPAAK’ CREDITS ROW: FOX STAR STUDIOS AGREES TO ACKNOWLEDGE LAWYER APARNA BHAT’S CONTRIBUTION IN INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF THE FILM Lawyer Aparna Bhat had filed a contempt petition in the Delhi High Court against the makers of the movie ‘Chhapaak’ for not acknowledging her contribution in the copies screened internationally. The...
Teachers are everywhere so are students. They both are equally important for society but are they such simple social constructions? Or are they metaphors for maintaining knowledge sharing?, Or are they harbingers of epistemic justice? If everyone is a teacher and everyone is a student, then what about others?...
GOVERNMENT ROOTS FOR SELF REGULATION MODEL IN ITS AFFIDAVIT BEFORE SC In the matter of Justice for Rights vs Union of India pending before the Supreme Court, as per reports, the Government has filed its affidavit stating that it does not have the powers to...
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...
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...
Recently, the Madras High Court on July 17, 2020 granted an ad interim injunction restraining Patanjali Ayurved Limited from using the mark "CORONIL" till July 30, 2020 in respect to “immunity booster tablets” that can help prevent coronavirus. (M/s.Arudra Engineering Private Limited v. M/s.Patanjali Ayurved Limited). Justice CV Karthikeyan issued the interim...
GOVERNMENT CALLS FOR A STAKEHOLDER MEETING TO DISCUSS ISSUES PERTAINING TO COPYRIGHT The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) called for a meeting on February 13, 2020 in New Delhi to discuss the stakeholder issues pertaining to copyrights, the provisions under the Copyright Act, 1957...

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