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Corporate Law - is the creative work of human intellect. For development of each country its human workforce plays a vital role. The level of intelligence and its protection are the key to success for every nation. The world today is running on the basis of natural resources and human intellect. For utilisation of natural resources also required [&hellip...

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Commercialization of Intellectual Property Rights and its Key Business Concerns

Corporate Law - As you all know Copyrights Trademarks Patents etc are buzzing words of this decade.To elaborate IPR in India are broadly classified in five categories that is Copyright, Trademark, Patent, Designs, Geographical indication The biggest opportunity/advantage as well as the threat in IPR is that it is an intangible asset. For example if I ...

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Commercialisation of Intellectual Property Rights : IP Assignment & IP Licensing

Corporate Law - Commercialisation of Intellectual Property Rights : IP Assignment and IP Licensing Commercialisation may be understood as a process of organisation of something in way to generate profit or managing a product or service or right or anything for financial gain. Assignment agreements are important since they allow the IP rights holder to tr...

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Copyright Registration process along with FAQ’s

Corporate Law - Meaning of Copyright Copyright is a right given by the law to creators of literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and producers of cinematograph films and sound recordings. In fact, it is a bundle of rights including, inter alia, rights of reproduction, communication to the public, adaptation and translation of the work. There coul...

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Is The Current Law of Copyright Impeding The Free Movement of Knowledge and Information Across Cyberspace?

Corporate Law - Is The Current Law Of Copyright Impeding The Free Movement Of Knowledge And Information Across Cyberspace? ABSTRACT: Copyright is the indispensable remuneration for the creator’s work, by allowing every citizen to rightfully enjoy the fruits of their labour that created the work. It is considered as a theory which allows the production ...

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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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Draft Copyright (Amendment) Rules, 2019

Notification No. G.S.R. 393(E). - (30/05/2019) - The following draft of certain rules to amend Copyright Rules, 2013 is hereby given and the draft will be taken into consideration after the expiry of a period of thirty days after 30th May, 2019. Objections or suggestion, if any, may be sent to the Joint Secretary to the Government of India, Minist...

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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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Intellectual Property Rights

is the creative work of human intellect. For development of each country its human workforce plays a vital role. The level of intelligence and its protection are the key to success for every nation. The world today is running on the basis of natural resources and human intellect. For utilisation of natural resources also required [&hellip...

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Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

Commercialization of Intellectual Property Rights and its Key Business Concerns

As you all know Copyrights Trademarks Patents etc are buzzing words of this decade.To elaborate IPR in India are broadly classified in five categories that is Copyright, Trademark, Patent, Designs, Geographical indication The biggest opportunity/advantage as well as the threat in IPR is that it is an intangible asset. For example if I ...

Read More
Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

Commercialisation of Intellectual Property Rights : IP Assignment & IP Licensing

Commercialisation of Intellectual Property Rights : IP Assignment and IP Licensing Commercialisation may be understood as a process of organisation of something in way to generate profit or managing a product or service or right or anything for financial gain. Assignment agreements are important since they allow the IP rights holder to tr...

Read More
Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

Draft Copyright (Amendment) Rules, 2019

Notification No. G.S.R. 393(E). (30/05/2019)

The following draft of certain rules to amend Copyright Rules, 2013 is hereby given and the draft will be taken into consideration after the expiry of a period of thirty days after 30th May, 2019. Objections or suggestion, if any, may be sent to the Joint Secretary to the Government of India, Ministry of Commerce […]...

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Copyright Registration process along with FAQ’s

Meaning of Copyright Copyright is a right given by the law to creators of literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and producers of cinematograph films and sound recordings. In fact, it is a bundle of rights including, inter alia, rights of reproduction, communication to the public, adaptation and translation of the work. There coul...

Read More
Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

Is The Current Law of Copyright Impeding The Free Movement of Knowledge and Information Across Cyberspace?

Is The Current Law Of Copyright Impeding The Free Movement Of Knowledge And Information Across Cyberspace? ABSTRACT: Copyright is the indispensable remuneration for the creator’s work, by allowing every citizen to rightfully enjoy the fruits of their labour that created the work. It is considered as a theory which allows the production ...

Read More
Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

Intellectual Property Rights and Service Tax

The ingredients to levy service tax on an Intellectual Property Service are two fold. Firstly, there must be a service provided to any person, by any other person. Secondly, the service should be provided to the recipient by granting him the right to use or exploit any Intellectual Property service....

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Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

Importance of Copyright Registration in today’s competitive age

It is indubitable that through all Copyright laws are administered in India under the Indian Copyright Act-1957. All things considered, one can actually get a lawful cover for his original creation just in the event that he gets a Copyright Registration. Without this basic legitimate insurance, one can't guarantee the curiosity of his wor...

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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. ...

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Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

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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