Category: Copyright

New Copyright law In United Arab Emirates: Moving Digital World

New Copyright Law In United Arab Emirates Moving With The Digital World, In the past few months of 2021, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Government adopted and enacted many vast legislative changes by passing 50 new laws of the land that coincided with the 50th year Anniversary of United Arab Emirates (UAE) foundation. Amongst those … Continue reading New Copyright law In United Arab Emirates: Moving Digital World

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How Taylor Swift Wrested Back Ownership of Her Masters

Introduction Taylor Swift is arguably one of the biggest popstars of our time, and there is no denying the immense impact she has had on the musical world. Her feud with her former recording label and a celebrity talent agent has been fascinating from a legal and intellectual property (IP) perspective for how Ms. Swift … Continue reading How Taylor Swift Wrested Back Ownership of Her Masters

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Music Sampling And The Defense of Doctrine of Fair Use

The technique of digitally copying a piece of an existing recording and placing this “sample” into a new recording is known as sampling. If you’re a music fanatic, you’ve probably heard Kanye West’s “The Bounce,” which was a highlight tune on an otherwise mediocre double album, sampling one of the most easily known and popular … Continue reading Music Sampling And The Defense of Doctrine of Fair Use

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Case Analysis: P. Sundaram v. Asia Match Company

This interim order on the issue of whether the respondent, based on the location of their branch office, can maintain the present suit within the territorial jurisdiction of the present Court, i.e., a question on the issue of the jurisdiction of the commercial division. The case originally was filed by Respondents in this case who … Continue reading Case Analysis: P. Sundaram v. Asia Match Company

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Is A Make-Up Look Copyrightable?

A piece of art has worth, a lot of time, effort, and energy go into the creation of any form of art, whether it’s an original painting by Ravi Verma, cartoon characters such as Tom and Jerry, a hand-embroidered saree, a piece of music by Ravi Shankar, a Ram Leela play staged at an auditorium … Continue reading Is A Make-Up Look Copyrightable?

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The Development of NFTs through the Legal Perspective

Due to its growing price and increasing presence in creative works such as art, tweets, songs, memes, photographs, other digital media, or a virtual representation of, Non-Fungible Tokens (hence, NFTs) have become a popular issue over the last couple of months. NFTs are a cryptographically created receipt of ownership of a certain thing or entity. … Continue reading The Development of NFTs through the Legal Perspective

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Can Fonts and Typefaces be Protected under Copyright Law?

The terms ‘font’ and ‘typeface’ essentially refer to two similar concepts in the sense that a typeface is the specific presentation or design of letters and numbers, and a font refers to the various factors such as size, color, and style that are variable to the typeface. The difference between the two are therefore technical … Continue reading Can Fonts and Typefaces be Protected under Copyright Law?

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Video game streaming and copyright law

Video game industry has gone through a considerable transformation in the last two decades. It is not restricted to one room or between a few individuals playing a multiplayer game. It has crossed the boundaries and streaming platforms like Twitch, Mixer and YouTube Gaming are also getting popular. It has been observed that during the … Continue reading Video game streaming and copyright law

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The DSM Directive and Its Adoption by Member States: Looking Back at EU’s Controversial Copyright Directive

The European Union’s Digital Single Market (DSM) Directive is an ambitious act that seeks to reform the Copyright Law in a multitude of ways, so as to accommodate modern and upcoming digital practices into the copyright sphere. It redefined several areas of the law, and brought along some positive as well as controversial provisions in … Continue reading The DSM Directive and Its Adoption by Member States: Looking Back at EU’s Controversial Copyright Directive

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Whose Work Is It Anyway? -Non-Fungible Tokens and Its Tryst With Copyrights

The horizons of what could be achieved with technology has stretched farther than we could imagine. When Christopher Torres, the creator of the ‘Nyan Cat’ gif, published its corresponding token through the crypto-art platform foundation, he did not have the slightest idea that it would sell for over 300 ETH (approximately equal to $590,000). Similarly, … Continue reading Whose Work Is It Anyway? -Non-Fungible Tokens and Its Tryst With Copyrights

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