Month: April 2019

Online Music Licensing in India (PLUS) and How is this a revolutionary change?

Technology is taking over our daily lives at an unprecedented scale, but is our laws & the legal systems revamping itself at a similar scale, is the question of the hour. Because if the answer is in negative, then we are swimming in troubled waters. The present article discuss issues faced by our Music Industry … Continue reading Online Music Licensing in India (PLUS) and How is this a revolutionary change?

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Doctrine Of Originality In Copyright

INTRODUCTION Originality is the basic yardstick used by the copyright regimes in the world to evaluate the availability copyright protection to a particular work. The word “Originality” in civil law countries consider as an author’s own intellectual creation. Through originality doctrine, copyright is safeguarding the public domain so that a person cannot claim for an … Continue reading Doctrine Of Originality In Copyright

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Should ‘WhatsApp’ Be Held Liable For Not Reviewing Materials Being Shared On Their Platform That Infringes Authors’ Copyright?

INTRODUCTION “The right to be attributed as an author of a work is not merely a copyright, it is every author’s basic human right”― Kalyan C. Kankanala, What a creator creates from his imagination and his idea is a valuable asset for him above everything else. The idea of ownership of the ‘bundle of rights’ … Continue reading Should ‘WhatsApp’ Be Held Liable For Not Reviewing Materials Being Shared On Their Platform That Infringes Authors’ Copyright?

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Non-Conventional Trademarks: A Legal Analysis

NATURE AND SCOPE OF NON-CONVENTIONAL TRADEMARKS The Non-Conventional marks are those marks which do not fall under the category of conventional marks such as marks including letters, numbers, logos, pictorial description, symbols, or those elements which consists of the combinations of such elements. The definition of Non-Conventional mark is illustrative and states that it includes … Continue reading Non-Conventional Trademarks: A Legal Analysis

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Development In Technology And Its Impact On Law

Case In The Area Of Social Media We never know what is going to come before us. Before the advent of internet, people used to believe that physical world is what the world is. At that time we had all our laws in accordance with the physical world. But then came the concept of “Social … Continue reading Development In Technology And Its Impact On Law

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