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Bombay High Court delivers a split verdict on several petitions challenging the amended IT Rules The Bombay High Court on Wednesday delivered a split verdict on the validity of the Information Technology (IT) Rules related to the setting up of Fact Check Units (FCU) by the government. Justices Gautam Patel and...
Bombay High Court in a landmark decision rules that PPL and Novex can issue licenses without being registered copyright societies under Section 33 of the Copyright Act ( Novex VsTrade Wings Hotels Limited) Bombay High Court has held that music rights holders like Phonographic Performance Ltd and Novex are copyright...
India one of few prior censorship countries where scenes deleted before film release: Delhi High Court rejects PIL against Aankh Micholi The Delhi High Court has refused to entertain a public interest litigation claiming that the film “Aankh Micholi”, which released in November last year, is derogatory to people with...
Delhi High Court grants interim relief to Murthal eatery Mannat Dhaba in a trademark suit against four other dhabas The Delhi High Court recently barred four dhabas (highway restaurants) from using the name and emblem of MANNAT, a prominent brand owned by Muthal eatery Mannat Dhaba. The interim ruling was...
Plea in Bombay High Court for a decision on legalization of casinos in Maharashtra A production company has filed a plea in the Bombay High Court, urging the State government to decide on legalization of casinos in Maharashtra. The plea points out that the state had passed the Maharashtra Casinos...
Delhi High Court Dismisses Plea Against Broadcasting Of 'Shamshera' Film: No Copyright in Idea or Themes The Delhi High Court dismissed an appeal seeking an interim injunction against the streaming and broadcasting of the film "Shamshera" in a petition filed by certain Bikramjeet Singh Bhullar, who claimed that the...
Lok Sabha passes the Telecommunications Bill, 2023 to replace 138-year-old Indian Telegraph Act On 20th December 2023, the Lok Sabha passed the Telecommunications Bill 2023 to replace the Indian Telegraph Act of 1885, the Indian Wireless Telegraphy Act of 1933 and the Telegraph Wires (Unlawful Possession) Act of 1950. The...
Centre issues notice to Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn over misleading gutka ads    The Union of India revealed to the Allahabad High Court that the Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) has issued notices to Bollywood icons Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, and Ajay Devgan regarding surrogate Gutkha...
Delhi High Court awards 7 lakhs costs in favour of CNN News Channel In a trade mark infringement action filed by Cable News Network (CNN) against a Lucknow based news website, the Delhi High Court has permanently restrained the Defendant from using the marks “CNN CITY NEWS NETWORK” or...
Central Consumer Protection Authority Issues Guidelines For Prevention And Regulation Of Dark Patterns The Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA), in exercise of powers under Section 18 of the Consumer Protection Act, 2019, has issued  guidelines to provide for the prevention and regulation of dark patterns. The guidelines are called the...

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