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‘Raabta’ with Copyright Infringement

  Geetha Arts, the producers of ‘Magadheera’, have alleged that the “storyline, plot and screenplay” of Raabta has been copied from their film. Soon after, the producers of ‘Raabta’ came out with a public announcement. Through this, they have not only rejected the claims made by Geetha Arts but also emphasized that copyright law [...]

By |2017-09-07T16:33:45+05:30June 5th, 2017|Copyright|0 Comments

The Risks of Using Images for Commercial Purposes

According to the complaint in the Chipotle case, in 2006, a photographer approached the plaintiff outside of a Chipotle restaurant and asked her to sign a consent form about some photographs taken inside the restaurant. The woman refused, but in 2014 and 2015, she found a photograph of herself edited into promotional materials placed [...]

By |2017-09-07T17:10:18+05:30May 25th, 2017|Copyright, Trademark|0 Comments

Mining is the new reading!

Representatives of the research and academic community applauded amendments by the Rapporteur to the draft new European Union Copyright Directive in yet another hearing on the megaproject yesterday in Brussels. Especially welcomed was the Rapporteur’s proposal to extend the scope of an exemption for text and data mining. Representatives of publishers, on the other [...]

By |2017-09-08T11:06:26+05:30March 27th, 2017|IP Basics, Patent|0 Comments

The Copyright Act (Amendment) Bill, 2012

Need for The Copyright Act (Amendment) Bill, 2012: The Copyright Act (Amendment) Bill, 2012 which has been pending in Parliament for the last two years, was passed by the Lok Sabha on 22nd May ,2012 with overwhelming support from members of all parties & opposition . Human Resources Development Minister Kapil Sibal said the [...]

By |2017-09-07T13:17:17+05:30May 23rd, 2012|Copyright|0 Comments
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