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Copyright assignment contracts in perpetuity: Court Judgments & Interpretations

Corporate Law : Understand the nuances of copyright assignment contracts in perpetuity as interpreted by various court judgments, including implic...

April 18, 2024 174 Views 0 comment Print

Copyright Law and Artificial Intelligence

Corporate Law : Explore the intersection of copyright law and artificial intelligence (AI) in this insightful article. Learn about the challenges,...

March 13, 2024 327 Views 0 comment Print

Implication of Data protection Act in Corporate Compliance for Unicorns

Corporate Law : Abstract Unicorn startups are centered around technology. Mostly their business strategy is based on impact-producing, potent tech...

January 23, 2024 612 Views 0 comment Print

What is Trademark Clearance Certificate for Copyrights?

Corporate Law : In this blog, we’ll explore the importance of a trademark clearance certificate, how it relates to copyright protection, and why...

January 18, 2024 267 Views 0 comment Print

Copyright Exceptions: Understanding Limitations in Protection

Corporate Law : Explore copyright exceptions under Section 52 of Copyright Act in India, Fair Dealing Doctrine, Berne Convention, and impact on cr...

October 5, 2023 603 Views 0 comment Print


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Patent Fees for Start-ups, MSMEs, Women Entrepreneurs reduced by 80%

Corporate Law : Ministry of Commerce & Industry Simplified Patent and Copyright Registration helping India become an innovation hub : Shri Piy...

August 19, 2021 2355 Views 0 comment Print

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 websit...

October 8, 2016 703 Views 0 comment Print

Emami settles dispute over 'Zandu Balm' song

Finance : Emami Ltd, the owner of Zandu Balm, today said its copryright infringement dispute with the production company of Salman Khan star...

September 24, 2010 651 Views 0 comment Print

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

Service Tax : Anil Ambani Group firm Reliance Big Entertainment has challenged levy of service tax on sale of copyrights of movies and other art...

July 9, 2010 546 Views 0 comment Print

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

Service Tax : PVR Pictures, Balaji Telefilms, Yash Raj Films and UTV Motion Pictures have moved the Delhi High Court against the government's re...

July 9, 2010 363 Views 0 comment Print


Latest Judiciary


Delhi HC Permanently Blocks Rogue Websites Streaming Disney Hotstar Content

Corporate Law : In a landmark ruling, Delhi High Court permanently restrains 50 rogue websites from illegally streaming Disney Hotstar shows and m...

October 7, 2023 501 Views 0 comment Print

Section 271(1)(c) penalty unjustified without Income Concealment or Inaccurate Particulars

Income Tax : ITAT Delhi held that imposition of penalty u/s. 271(1)(c) of the Income Tax Act unsustainable in absence of any concealment of inc...

October 3, 2023 2196 Views 0 comment Print

NOC of registrar mandatory to obtain copyright registration of an artistic work

Corporate Law : As per the scheme of the Copyright Act, 1957 in order for any person to obtain copyright registration of an artistic work, which i...

September 20, 2022 3357 Views 0 comment Print

No Copyright Infringement If Person holds Certificate by Registrar

Corporate Law : Section 51 of Copyright Act, 1957 - If any person uses without permission of licence owner or from Registrar, any product would a...

September 20, 2022 1152 Views 0 comment Print

No infringement of copyright as books of Islam religion are bound to have some similar content

Corporate Law : Held that there is no infringement of copyright as some contents are bound to be similar as teaching given in the Holy Books Quran...

August 10, 2022 684 Views 0 comment Print


Latest Notifications


Copyright (Amendment) Rules, 2021

Corporate Law : 1. Short title and commencement. - (1) These rules may be called the Copyright (Amendment) Rules, 2021. (2) They shall come int...

March 30, 2021 6030 Views 0 comment Print

Draft Copyright (Amendment) Rules, 2019

Corporate Law : The following draft of certain rules to amend Copyright Rules, 2013 is hereby given and the draft will be taken into consideration...

May 30, 2019 990 Views 0 comment Print

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

Corporate Law : Whether the internet broadcasting companies come under the purview of Statutory Licensing as per provisions of section 31D of the ...

September 5, 2016 973 Views 0 comment Print


Latest Posts in Copyright Act

Copyright assignment contracts in perpetuity: Court Judgments & Interpretations

April 18, 2024 174 Views 0 comment Print

Understand the nuances of copyright assignment contracts in perpetuity as interpreted by various court judgments, including implications and considerations for parties involved.

Copyright Law and Artificial Intelligence

March 13, 2024 327 Views 0 comment Print

Explore the intersection of copyright law and artificial intelligence (AI) in this insightful article. Learn about the challenges, legal precedents, ethical considerations, and future directions shaping this dynamic landscape.

Implication of Data protection Act in Corporate Compliance for Unicorns

January 23, 2024 612 Views 0 comment Print

Abstract Unicorn startups are centered around technology. Mostly their business strategy is based on impact-producing, potent technology and pioneers in their domain. Unicorns need information to grow, innovate, and to maintain continuity and progression. However, using personal data comes with an inherent possibility of violating individual privacy and legal consequences. On the other hand, the […]

What is Trademark Clearance Certificate for Copyrights?

January 18, 2024 267 Views 0 comment Print

In this blog, we’ll explore the importance of a trademark clearance certificate, how it relates to copyright protection, and why it’s a critical step in protecting your creative works.

Delhi HC Permanently Blocks Rogue Websites Streaming Disney Hotstar Content

October 7, 2023 501 Views 0 comment Print

In a landmark ruling, Delhi High Court permanently restrains 50 rogue websites from illegally streaming Disney Hotstar shows and movies, upholding copyright protection

Copyright Exceptions: Understanding Limitations in Protection

October 5, 2023 603 Views 0 comment Print

Explore copyright exceptions under Section 52 of Copyright Act in India, Fair Dealing Doctrine, Berne Convention, and impact on creative rights.

Section 271(1)(c) penalty unjustified without Income Concealment or Inaccurate Particulars

October 3, 2023 2196 Views 0 comment Print

ITAT Delhi held that imposition of penalty u/s. 271(1)(c) of the Income Tax Act unsustainable in absence of any concealment of income or furnishing inaccurate particulars of income by the assessee.

Comprehensive Guide to Intellectual Property Rights with Real Life Examples

August 16, 2023 2034 Views 1 comment Print

Explore the comprehensive guide to Intellectual Property rights, including real-life examples of trademarks, patents, copyrights, and trade secrets. Learn how these intangible assets protect innovations, creativity, and the competitive edge of businesses in the global market.

Fast fashion war: H&M sues SHEIN over copyright infringement

July 27, 2023 765 Views 0 comment Print

H&M sues -fashion rival SHEIN over copyright infringement claims. Discover the details of this unprecedented legal battle in fashion industry

Fair Use under Copyright Law: Balancing Creativity and Protection

July 9, 2023 864 Views 0 comment Print

Discover the delicate balance in Copyright Law with Fair Use, safeguarding artists’ rights while promoting innovation and free expression. Understand the four factors influencing fair use decisions and its crucial role in fostering creativity and education. Explore the comprehensive overview presented by Shahbaz Khan, a knowledgeable Company Secretary.