Tag: Copyright Act 1957

Copyright Law’s Worst Nightmare : Pervasive File Sharing Frenzy By Instant Messaging Services Like Telegram

Introduction Piracy refers to the unlicensed duplication, distribution, and sale of copyrighted works.[i] A rise in online video piracy can be attributed to fans’ insatiable need to illegally obtain whole episodes of popular web series and movies. As a result of the massive interest in this type of free content, many different methods have emerged … Continue reading Copyright Law’s Worst Nightmare : Pervasive File Sharing Frenzy By Instant Messaging Services Like Telegram

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Protecting Trade Secrets In India: What Laws To Take Help?

INTRODUCTION On sometimes, one finds dinner recipes that seem to employ basic items. The dish, however, would be referred to as a secret recipe by the chef. Why keep it a secret when the ingredients are so widely available? When utilised for business, the amounts of ingredients and the method of making a certain meal … Continue reading Protecting Trade Secrets In India: What Laws To Take Help?

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Elsevier vs. Alexandra

Introduction A library website called Sci-Hub offers free access to books and academic articles. Sci-Hub and another website that is similar to it, Lib-Gen, were the targets of a copyright infringement complaint brought before the Delhi High Court by publishing firms who claimed that both websites engaged in online piracy. The publishing companies claim that … Continue reading Elsevier vs. Alexandra

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Understanding The Concept Of ‘Royalties’ And ‘Copyright Society In The Indian Film Industry

Introduction ‘Copyright’ is the right of the creator of the work to claim all rights against the unauthorised use of their work.. It gives the exclusive right to the author to claim all the rights over his work and excludes anyone from using the benefit of the work without the approval of the author. The … Continue reading Understanding The Concept Of ‘Royalties’ And ‘Copyright Society In The Indian Film Industry

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Jan Vishwas Bill: Description & Analysis

Brief Introduction The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), on the advice of industry organisations and significant stakeholders, has proposed the Bill. The 108-page Jan Vishwas (Amendment of Provisions) Bill, 2022 as it was presented to the Lok Sabha, calls for amending 183 clauses found in 42 Acts that are controlled by … Continue reading Jan Vishwas Bill: Description & Analysis

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Can Technicalities In The Copyright, Be Allowed To Water Down The Original Artwork

Lord of Rings : Rings of Power is a series of 5 seasons streaming on Amazon Prime Videos, streaming from 1st September, 2022. This series is most expensive television series ever made. The fans of Lord of the Rings rejoiced when the show was announced as it was publicised that Rings of Power will depict … Continue reading Can Technicalities In The Copyright, Be Allowed To Water Down The Original Artwork

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Pose And Its Ip Laws

Introduction: Recently Usain Bolt moved to register his signature victory pose under US Trademark Law. Considering the pose to be a mark in today’s world as people get attracted to style when they are entertained and pose is one of its forms where the entertainment and sports industry use the different poses of celebrities for … Continue reading Pose And Its Ip Laws

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Neetu Singh & Anr. V. Telegram FZ LLC & Ors. (2022) : An analysis of Intermediary Liability in Copyright Infringement

Introduction In the pervasive era of digitalization, intermediary liability has become an intensely contested topic. The Information Technology Act, 2002, under Section 2(w), defines intermediary as – “Intermediary with respect to any particular electronic message means any person who on behalf of another person receives, stores or transmits that message or provides any service with … Continue reading Neetu Singh & Anr. V. Telegram FZ LLC & Ors. (2022) : An analysis of Intermediary Liability in Copyright Infringement

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The Legal Position of Screenshots and Screen Recordings from the Point of View of Copyright Law

Introduction In today’s era, screenshots and screen recording have become a way part of our life. It is so common that we don’t even think twice before engaging in the practice; be it taking a screenshot or a screen record of a video, film, post or even a tweet. Technological advancements and easy access have … Continue reading The Legal Position of Screenshots and Screen Recordings from the Point of View of Copyright Law

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Protecting Creations Through Moral Rights | Amar Nath Sehgal’s 13 Year Long Battle

Introduction Of The Case Copyright, along with patent and trademark law, is one of the three basic disciplines of contemporary intellectual property law. Overshadowed historically by the economic value of patents and trademarks, the plaintiff, who believed that there can be no beauty without a soul, had brought this case in the hope that the … Continue reading Protecting Creations Through Moral Rights | Amar Nath Sehgal’s 13 Year Long Battle

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