Tag: Copyright Act

Copyright for Confidential Information

This article refers to copyright and patent to be granted in case of confidential information and the requirements with respect to the same in order to prove liability. It also refers to various obligations that arise once a party is exposed to some confidential information and the remedies that are available. However, there is a … Continue reading Copyright for Confidential Information

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The Use Of Deep Fake

“The police are prosecuting on the effect of the deep fake and not because it is a deep fake itself” According to policy researchers at Digital Futures Lab in Goa, Indian regulations do not currently provide a precise definition of “deepfakes” The Information Technology Act and laws prohibiting defamation, fake news and invasions of privacy … Continue reading The Use Of Deep Fake

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HUMANS OF BOMBAY v. PEOPLE OF INDIA

Introduction The digital storytelling community is engrossed in a legal dispute between Humans of Bombay (HoB) and People of India (PoI) regarding copyright infringement. In this case, the defendant, PoI, runs www.peopleofindia.io, while the plaintiff, who is HoB, runs the well-known website www.humansofbombay.in. The central claims of this lawsuit are that HoB’s copyrighted content—which includes … Continue reading HUMANS OF BOMBAY v. PEOPLE OF INDIA

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IPRS Ltd. v. Rajasthan Patrika Pvt. Ltd. and IPRS Ltd. v. Music Broadcast Ltd.: An Analysis

Introduction On April 28, 2023, the High Court of Judicature in Bombay passed a landmark judgment on the rights of lyricists and composers in India, in the case of Indian Performing Right Society Ltd. v. Rajasthan Patrika Pvt. Ltd. and Indian Performing Rights Society Ltd. v. Music Broadcast Ltd. [1](2023.)Through this judgment, the Hon’ble Court … Continue reading IPRS Ltd. v. Rajasthan Patrika Pvt. Ltd. and IPRS Ltd. v. Music Broadcast Ltd.: An Analysis

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Defending IPL From Ambush Marketing Strategies

Introduction Sports play a massive role in everyone’s lives as a source of entertainment and unparalleled passion, contributing to 5% GDP of world’s economy[1]. Sports industry is one of the biggest industries across globe now owing to people’s increasing interest in the same. One such example is the popular Indian Premier League of cricket in … Continue reading Defending IPL From Ambush Marketing Strategies

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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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Search Engines And Copyright Infringement: A Critical Analysis

Introduction Search engines are a kind of web-based tool that allows a user to search for and identify content in a database using a term or character. The operating idea of all Internet search engines is identical to what Windows has done for computers. They have done something similar by making information available to inexperienced … Continue reading Search Engines And Copyright Infringement: A Critical Analysis

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Determination Of Jurisdiction In The Cyberspace From The Perspective Of Trademark Disputes, With Respect To CPC And Trademarks Act

Introduction In the Age of “If your business is not on the internet, then your business will be out of business”, it naturally follows that more and more disputes arise from forums operating in the nebula that is the World Wide Web. Section 20(c) of CPC, and more specifically, Section 134(2) of the Trademarks Act … Continue reading Determination Of Jurisdiction In The Cyberspace From The Perspective Of Trademark Disputes, With Respect To CPC And Trademarks Act

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Tangible Fixation And Preclusion Of Emphemeral Art

Introduction Art is considered to be a gift to mankind, it has been there since the time immemorial with humans from Madhubani wall paintings of Mithila in 7th century BCE to graffiti of 21st century, art has developed its forms. It is believed that art embodies great influence on human life it is a form … Continue reading Tangible Fixation And Preclusion Of Emphemeral Art

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Copyright Infringement : Sony Pictures Seek Injunction Against Unauthorized Use

Copyright is an essentially important exclusive right giving only the company authority to make use of to whom such right is granted and any unauthorized use of the same would amount to infringement of the copyright. Copyright ensures protection for the work done by a person, restricting any other person to take credits for the … Continue reading Copyright Infringement : Sony Pictures Seek Injunction Against Unauthorized Use

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