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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...
I&B MINISTRY ASKS TV CHANNELS TO DISPLAY CREDITS OF SERIALS IN HINDI, REGIONAL LANGUAGES TOO The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) issued an advisory to all private television channels to display the casting/credits/titles of Hindi and regional languages serials in the respective languages as well. The ministry said the...
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...
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...
PIL FILED IN DELHI HIGH COURT AGAINST ONLINE POKER, BETTING WEBSITES AND FANTASY GAMES As per reports, a Public Interest Litigation has been filed by social activist and chartered accountant Avinash Mehrotra in the Delhi High Court. The petition has sought a direction from the Delhi High Court to ask...
DELHI HC REJECTS PIL AGAINST KAMAL HASSAN SEEKING STEPS TO RESTRICT MISUSE OF RELIGION BY POLITICAL LEADERS The Delhi HC on Tuesday (14th May 2019) declined to entertain the PIL which referred Kamal Hassan’s remark about Nathuram Godse being a Hindu terrorist and had sought directions to EC to restrict...
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...
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...
SAREGAMA DRAGS SPOTIFY TO DELHI HIGH COURT OVER COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT In a copyright infringement suit filed by music giant Saregama against Spotify before the Delhi High Court, Spotify gave an undertaking to the court to pull down all the works belonging to Saregama from Spotify’s platform within 10 days. The...
ELECTION COMMISSION DIRECTS EROS NOW TO STOP THE STREAMING OF WEB SERIES ON PM MODI WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT The Election Commission on April 20, 2019 issued a notice to Eros Now, the digital platform streaming the web series titled “Modi-Journey of a Common Man”, directing them to immediately stop the...

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