Copyright Act

IPR Enforcement toolkit for Police

Corporate Law - The objective of this tool kit is to provide a standardised ready reckoner for law enforcement agencies in India in relation to enforcement efforts against IP crimes, specifically trade mark and copyright counterfeiting and piracy. ...

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False Copyright website

Corporate Law - It has come to the notice of the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry that a website www.copyright.in is creating a false impression that it is the official website of the copyright registration office in India and inviting applications for protection of the various works i.e. literary, arti...

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Emami settles dispute over 'Zandu Balm' song

Corporate Law - Emami Ltd, the owner of Zandu Balm, today said its copryright infringement dispute with the production company of Salman Khan starer 'Dabangg' has been amicably settled between the two parties. Subsequently, the company will be using the chartbuster ...

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Reliance Big Entertainment challenged levy of service tax on sale of copyrights of movies and other artistic works in HC

Corporate Law - Anil Ambani Group firm Reliance Big Entertainment has challenged levy of service tax on sale of copyrights of movies and other artistic works in the Delhi High Court. A bench, comprising Chief Justice Dipak Mishra and Justice Manmohan, has issued notices to the Centre, the Central Board of Excise and the Director General of Service Tax....

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Media companies filed petition against imposition of service tax on copyright services

Corporate Law - PVR Pictures, Balaji Telefilms, Yash Raj Films and UTV Motion Pictures have moved the Delhi High Court against the government's recent decision to levy service tax on copyright services. In a writ petition filed before the court on Wednesday, PVR Pictures said, by levying service tax on copyright services, the government was going beyond ...

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Radio broadcasters expressed concerns over the proposed move to introduce Section 33A in the Copyright Act

Corporate Law - RADIO broadcasters have expressed concerns over the proposed move to introduce Section 33A in the Copyright Act which would give unfair powers to the music societies to fix tariff and could potentially derail the radio industry already reeling under massive losses....

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No infringement of copyright on Photocopy of copyrighted study material for educational activities

The Chancellor, Masters & Scholars of The University Of Oxford & Ors. Vs. Rameshwari Photocopy Services & Anr. (Delhi High Court) - HC held that photocopying the selected or even substantial parts of purchased books by the University to be used by the students and teachers in educational activity shall not be infringement of copyright as per Sec 52(1)(i)....

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Inclusion of internet broadcasting organisations under Copyright Act, 1957-Reg.

F.NO. 14-35/2015-CRB/LU (IPR VII) - (05/09/2016) - Whether the internet broadcasting companies come under the purview of Statutory Licensing as per provisions of section 31D of the Copyright Act, 1957. ...

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Recent Posts in "Copyright Act"

IPR Enforcement toolkit for Police

The objective of this tool kit is to provide a standardised ready reckoner for law enforcement agencies in India in relation to enforcement efforts against IP crimes, specifically trade mark and copyright counterfeiting and piracy. ...

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

No infringement of copyright on Photocopy of copyrighted study material for educational activities

The Chancellor, Masters & Scholars of The University Of Oxford & Ors. Vs. Rameshwari Photocopy Services & Anr. (Delhi High Court)

HC held that photocopying the selected or even substantial parts of purchased books by the University to be used by the students and teachers in educational activity shall not be infringement of copyright as per Sec 52(1)(i)....

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False Copyright website

It has come to the notice of the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry that a website www.copyright.in is creating a false impression that it is the official website of the copyright registration office in India and inviting applications for protection of the various works i.e. literary, arti...

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Inclusion of internet broadcasting organisations under Copyright Act, 1957-Reg.

F.NO. 14-35/2015-CRB/LU (IPR VII) (05/09/2016)

Whether the internet broadcasting companies come under the purview of Statutory Licensing as per provisions of section 31D of the Copyright Act, 1957. ...

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Emami settles dispute over 'Zandu Balm' song

Emami Ltd, the owner of Zandu Balm, today said its copryright infringement dispute with the production company of Salman Khan starer 'Dabangg' has been amicably settled between the two parties. Subsequently, the company will be using the chartbuster ...

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Reliance Big Entertainment challenged levy of service tax on sale of copyrights of movies and other artistic works in HC

Anil Ambani Group firm Reliance Big Entertainment has challenged levy of service tax on sale of copyrights of movies and other artistic works in the Delhi High Court. A bench, comprising Chief Justice Dipak Mishra and Justice Manmohan, has issued notices to the Centre, the Central Board of Excise and the Director General of Service Tax....

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Media companies filed petition against imposition of service tax on copyright services

PVR Pictures, Balaji Telefilms, Yash Raj Films and UTV Motion Pictures have moved the Delhi High Court against the government's recent decision to levy service tax on copyright services. In a writ petition filed before the court on Wednesday, PVR Pictures said, by levying service tax on copyright services, the government was going beyond ...

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Radio broadcasters expressed concerns over the proposed move to introduce Section 33A in the Copyright Act

RADIO broadcasters have expressed concerns over the proposed move to introduce Section 33A in the Copyright Act which would give unfair powers to the music societies to fix tariff and could potentially derail the radio industry already reeling under massive losses....

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Under the Revised Copyright Act one song may cost 1.50 lakh to Broadcasters

Asking for transparency in functioning, leading broadcasters like Zee TV, STAR, Sony and others have taken a strong objection to a proposed move by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) to amend the existing Copyright Act without consulting them. Under the proposed changes, even news broadcasters may also have to cough up a sim...

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IBF criticised HRD ministry’s proposed amendments to the Copyright Act

Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) has criticised HRD ministry’s proposed amendments to the Copyright Act and said it was disappointed to note that the ministry has not done any consultations with broadcasters on proposed changes like amendments in ‘Fair Use’ provisions....

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |
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