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PATIALA HOUSE COURT ORDERS STAY ON EX-ICICI BANK CEO CHANDA KOCHHAR’S BIOPIC “CHANDA: A SIGNATURE THAT RUINED A CAREER” Patiala House Court, Delhi on November 23 stayed the release of a movie purportedly made on the life of former ICICI Bank MD & CEO Chanda Kochhar without her consent. The movie...
IPRS FILES AN INTERVENTION APPLICATION AND RECALL PETITION BEFORE IPAB IN THE SECTION 31D MATTER FILED BY RADIONEXT WEBCASTING PRIVATE LIMITED IPRS has filed an intervention application seeking to intervene in the Section 31D application filed by Radionext Webcasting Private Limited as well as a recall petition asking the IPAB...
BARC INITIATES PENAL ACTION AGAINST 12 CHANNELS IN ITS VIGILANCE DRIVE As per reports, the Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC) has, over the past 28 months, initiated penal action against 12 channels across the country to scale up its vigilance drive against home panel tampering and manipulation of TV...
ILAYARAJA CASE- MADRAS HIGH COURT RULES THAT PRODUCER OF CINEMATOGRAPH FILMS HOLDS COPYRIGHT BY DEFAULT IN THE SOUND RECORDINGS UNLESS THERE IS A CONTRACT TO THE CONTRARY The Madras High Court on June 4, 2019 put an end to a long-standing copyright infringement case between Ilayaraja, Agi Music Pvt. Ltd...
BOMBAY HC RULES THAT INTERNET BROADCASTING IS OUTSIDE THE PURVIEW OF SECTION 31D OF THE COPYRIGHT ACT In the matter of Tips Industries Limited vs Wynk Music Ltd, Single bench of Justice S.J. Kathawalla in the Bombay High Court vide judgement dated April 23, 2019  ruled upon many issues with...
GOVERNMENT PROPOSES TO AMEND THE COPYRIGHT RULES, 2013 SEEKS TO BRING ALL MODES OF BROADCAST WITHIN THE AMBIT OF STATUTORY LICENSING PROVISIONS 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...
DELHI HIGH COURT APPLIES DOCTRINE OF NECESSITY, DIRECTS IPAB TO HEAR URGENT MATTERS EVEN IN THE ABSENCE OF TECHNICAL MEMBERS The Delhi High Court in the matter of Mylan Laboratories Limited vs Union of India vide judgement dated July 8, 2019 has held that the doctrine of necessity has to...
ARTICLE 15: UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT CRITICIZES SUB DIVISIONAL MAGISTRATE’S ORDER, DIRECTS POLICE AUTHORITIES TO ENSURE SMOOTH SCREENING OF THE FILM The Uttarakhand High Court while hearing a petition filed by the makers of the film ‘Article 15’, on July 5, 2019 observed that the order dated June 28, 2019 passed...
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT REFUSES TO STAY RELEASE OF THE FILM ‘GOOD NEWWZ’ IN A PIL FILED AGAINST THE FILM In a Public Interest Litigation filed by one Mr. Sameem Raza against the Central Board of Film Certification and others, the division bench of the High Court of Karnataka presided by Hon'ble...
BOMBAY HC CLEARS WAY FOR JANUARY 10 RELEASE OF DEEPIKA PADUKONE STARRER 'CHHAPAAK' The Bombay High Court allowed the release of Deepika Padukone starrer movie 'Chhapaak' but kept all contentions of alleged copyright infringement open and to be heard after the release. Rakesh Bharti had sought perpetual injunction, claiming that he...

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