Category: Media and Entertainment Law

26 May

Copyright and Entertainment Law News: Raabta Copyright infringement, IPRS money laundering case, Neerja film dispute, Hail Hydra by Marvel and more

Copyrights & Entertainment Law News: Indian Copyright and Entertainment Law Updates, International Copyright and Entertainment Updates, Entertainment Trademark Updates, Licensing and Merchandising Updates, BananaIP News and Updates, Copyright Tip of the Week and more presented by the Media & Entertainment Law attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm. Copyright Quote of the […]

19 May

Copyrights & Entertainment Law News: Republic TV accused of copyright infringement, Eminem’s copyright infringement case, Samsung’s Gear VR Headset copyright infringement, FIFA merges with Megalicense Entertainment and more

Copyrights & Entertainment Law News: Indian Copyright News and Updates, International Copyright Updates, Entertainment Licensing & Merchandizing Updates, Digital Licensing News, BananaIP Copyright Tip of the Week and more presented by the Media & Entertainment law attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm. Copyright Thought of the Week We’re on the […]

12 May

Copyrights & Entertainment Law News: Indian Copyright News and Updates, Entertainment Trademark News and Updates, International Copyright Updates, Entertainment Patent News, Entertainment Licensing Updates, BananaIP Copyright Tip of the Week and more

Copyrights & Entertainment Law News: Indian Copyright News and Updates, Entertainment Trademark News and Updates, International Copyright Updates, Entertainment Patent News, Entertainment Licensing Updates, BananaIP Copyright Tip of the Week and more presented by the Media & Entertainment law attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm Copyright Thought of the Week […]

28 Apr

Copyrights & Entertainment Law News: Indian Copyright News and Updates, Entertainment Trademark News and Updates, International Copyright Updates, Entertainment Patent News, Digital Licensing Updates, BananaIP News and Updates and more

Copyrights & Entertainment Law News: Indian Copyright News and Updates, Entertainment Trademark News and Updates, International Copyright Updates, Entertainment Patent News, Digital Licensing Updates, BananaIP News and Updates, Copyright Tip of the Week and more presented by the Media & Entertainment law attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm. Copyright […]

14 Apr
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Copyrights & Entertainment Law News: Recent Copyright Cases, Entertainment Trademark News, International Copyright Updates, Entertainment and Copyright Licensing and Merchandizing, Copyright thought of the week and more

Recent Copyright Cases, Entertainment Trademark News, International Copyright Updates, Entertainment and Copyright Licensing and Merchandizing, Copyright thought of the week and more, presented by the Media & Entertainment law attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm. Copyright Thought of the Week “Entertainment Law is not as Entertaining as Entertainment”  Dr. Kalyan C […]

14 Apr
IP News Center : INDIAN TRADEMARK LAW ON PROTECTION OF MOVIE TITLE

INDIAN TRADEMARK LAW ON PROTECTION OF MOVIE TITLE – PART 3

SCENARIO IN THE UNITED STATES REGARDING PROTECTION OF MOVIE TITLE The interests of the American motion picture, television industries and home videos are safeguarded by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). Since its inception in 1922, it has been playing an important part in protecting the commercial interest of the movie makers both in […]

13 Apr
IP News Center : INDIAN TRADEMARK LAW ON PROTECTION OF MOVIE TITLE

INDIAN TRADEMARK LAW ON PROTECTION OF MOVIE TITLE – Part 2

Apart from applying for registration of a movie title under the Indian Trademarks Act, there are a number of industry associations to which the film makers look up to regarding protection of their film titles. Indian Motion Picture Producers’ Association (IMPPA), Association of Motion Pictures and Television Program Producers (AMPTPP) and Film and Television Producers’ […]

13 Apr
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Censoring The Intelligent Film Spectator

The recent Udta Punjab, Jolly LLB, Lipstick under my Burkah and Ka Bodyscapes decisions of the Central Board of Film Certification (“Censor Board”) have raised questions and spurred debates about the   need for censorship by prior restraint in India. Judicial Review of some of the Censor Board’s decisions, and their close to complete reversal by […]

08 Apr
The featured image shows a mic in a sound recording studio. To read more about this, click here. Entertainment Law and Copyrights: Sound Recording, Literary & Musical Works and Right to Royalty – Part 3

Entertainment Law and Copyrights: Sound Recording, Literary & Musical Works and Right to Royalty – Part 3

Continued from Part 2, read part by clicking here. Music Broadcast Private Limited v. Indian Performing Right Society Limited, SUIT NO. 2401 OF 2006 Facts of the case The Plaintiff (Music Broadcast Private Limited) engaged in business of establishing, operating and maintaining FM Radio broadcasting stations in various cities of India sought a declaration that the […]

25 Mar
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Film Expression and Censorship in India: Intelligent, Informed Spectator standard (Part 5)

Continued from Part 4, read part 4 by clicking here. Any concerns with respect to the content of films after certification may be addressed using the well accepted contemporary social standards test.[12] In other words, a film’s contents must be assessed based on today’s social context, norms and standards. The test must therefore assess a film from […]

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