Tag: Copyright Infringement

A Critical Analysis On The Determination Of Copyright Infringement In Sound-Alike Songs With Reference To “Ed Sheeren Vs Sami Chokri

Introduction Humans and music have been entwined from the beginning of time. Various kinds of expression are subject to an identical criterion for copyright infringement. However, because of its distinctive characteristics, musical expressiveness presents significant difficulties for courts adjudicating infringement issues. Contrary to literature or physical manifestations of art such as paintings and sculptures, music is … Continue reading A Critical Analysis On The Determination Of Copyright Infringement In Sound-Alike Songs With Reference To “Ed Sheeren Vs Sami Chokri

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Samir Kasal V. Prashant Mehta & Ors: Decrypting The Conundrum Conflux Of Copyright And Confidentiality Over Cricket

Introduction The multifaceted pursuit of undue capitalistic gains has for decades posed a colossal threat to intellectual autonomy, the daunting effects of which ruthlessly trickled down to the burgeoning infringement of innovation in the past. In furtherance of such interest, the absence of a definite judicial advertence that paralleled immunity against such allied transgressional oversights … Continue reading Samir Kasal V. Prashant Mehta & Ors: Decrypting The Conundrum Conflux Of Copyright And Confidentiality Over Cricket

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Copyright Protection For Fictional Characters

Introduction Intellectual Property Rights are the legal rights vested with an investor to protect his invention, provided that it satisfies the criteria of non-obviousness, global novelty, and industrial or commercial application for some time. They give exclusive rights to the creator. Originally, only patents, trademarks, and industrial designs were protected. Now, a wider meaning has … Continue reading Copyright Protection For Fictional Characters

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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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A Legal Tussle Between Audiobooks And Audio Summary : A Critical Analysis

INTRODUCTION Copyright is an integral part of the Intellectual Property Right regime in today’s era. Copyright gives an exclusive right to the creator of any literary, artistic or dramatic work etc. once it has been put in tangible form by the owner. An exclusive right for usage is given to the first owner[1] under which … Continue reading A Legal Tussle Between Audiobooks And Audio Summary : A Critical Analysis

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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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Resolution Mechanism Under Copyright Act 1957

Copyright is a type of licensed innovation security conceded under Indian law to the makers of unique works of creation, for example, scholarly works (counting PC projects, tables and assemblages including PC information bases which might be communicated in words, codes, plans or in some other structure, including a machine decipherable medium), emotional, melodic and … Continue reading Resolution Mechanism Under Copyright Act 1957

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Applicability Of Bad Faith In Copyright Law Placing A Specific Pertinence To The Concept Of “Fair Use”

The concept of Bad Faith refers to the intentional misuse of the terms of a contract, a situation wherein a party refuses to fulfil their part of a legal or contractual obligation, or entering into such a contract in which the disputed party is aware of their inability in the completion of the assigned terms. … Continue reading Applicability Of Bad Faith In Copyright Law Placing A Specific Pertinence To The Concept Of “Fair Use”

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Copyright Infringement: Bollywood V. Hollywood

Bollywood, India’s Hindi-language film business, is one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing film industries, both commercially and culturally. Through its fascinating material, it has managed to maintain a foothold on its global audience. However, various complaints have surfaced in the industry, implying that there is a problem with unlicensed copying of Hollywood films. Adaptations … Continue reading Copyright Infringement: Bollywood V. Hollywood

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Good-Faith (Mis) Understanding: Unicolor v. H&M Hennes & Mauritz Case For Copyright Infringement,

Unicolors sued H&M Hennes & Mauritz for copyright infringement, asserting fabric design copyrights from among 31 of such designs that were filed as part of a single application on January 15, 2011. Unicolors prevailed in proving infringement after a jury trial, but the Ninth Circuit remanded the case, instructing the district court to refer the … Continue reading Good-Faith (Mis) Understanding: Unicolor v. H&M Hennes & Mauritz Case For Copyright Infringement,

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