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WYNK FILES APPEAL AGAINST TIPS IN THE STATUTORY LICENSING MATTER BEFORE BOMBAY HIGH COURT Music streaming platform Wynk has filed an appeal before the Bombay High Court against the judgement dated April 23, 2019 passed by Justice Kathawala ruling that internet broadcasting is outside the purview of Section 31D of...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
ANAND PATWARDHAN MOVES BOMBAY HC AGAINST MUMBAI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR EXCLUDING HIS DOCUMENTARY FROM FILM FESTIVAL Film maker Anand Patwardhan has moved the Bombay High Court against Mumbai International Film Festival and others for rejecting his film from being included in the film festival. Petitioners alleged that the common...
BOMBAY HIGH COURT FINDS CBFC NOTICE ON SUB-TITLES UNSUSTAINABLE;  ORDERS THAT SUBTITLES CAN BE ADDED IN THE FILM EVEN AFTER CERTIFICATION BY GETTING ENDORSEMENT FROM CBFC In a petition filed by Indian Motion Pictures Producers Association (IMPAA) challenging a notice issued by CBFC dated April 27, 2018 which required...
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...

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