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DELHI HC PULLS UP PRASAR BHARTI FOR INFRINGING DISH TV TRADEMARK The Delhi High Court, on July 16, restrained Prasar Bharati from using the trademark 'Dish' of Dish TV for its Direct To Home (DTH) service. The plaintiff had instituted this suit for permanent injunction restraining the defendant from infringing the...
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...
BRAHMAN SAMAJ OF INDIA MOVES SUPREME COURT SEEKING STAY ON RELEASE OF THE FILM ‘ARTICLE 15’ Brahman Samaj of India, filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking cancellation of the certification granted to the film 'Article 15' and claiming that the title of the film is a misuse of the freedom of...
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...

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