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Weekly Updates: Copyright and Entertainment Law

This is a weekly news update on Copyright and Entertainment Law. Amitabh Bachchan’s ‘Jhund’ Receives Relief from Supreme Court In a recent decision passed by the Supreme Court of India, the feature film ‘Jhund’ starring Amitabh Bachchan among others, was given the green light for screening on OTT platforms in the ongoing copyright infringement claim against the film. The copyright infringement suit was filed by Hyderabad-based director, Nandi China Kumar, who had earlier attempted to prevent theatrical release of ‘Jhund’ on…

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Weekly Updates: E-Commerce and IP Licensing News

Weekly news updates for the E-commerce and Licensing domain. Google once again ventures into E-Commerce After previously having tried to follow Amazon’s model for an E-commerce platform and being unsuccessful, Google is once again keen on venturing into E-commerce services. Through its second take at launching an E-commerce platform, Google intends to mainly compete with Amazon, which has thrived by offering digital space to small retailers. However, Google will challenge Amazon’s market position by offering an alternative digital market space to…

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BananaIP launches Accessibility Law Services

BananaIP Counsels has introduced Accessibility and Disability Law Services as a part of its Intellectual Property Law Service offerings. The objective of these services is to facilitate Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) connect with qualified lawyers and avail their assistance. This gives Persons with Disabilities an option to seek professional advice with respect to accessibility, accommodations, and assistance. These services may also be availed by organizations and companies to implement accessibility and reasonable accommodations in compliance with Rights of Persons with…

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Panel Discussion in the National Seminar on Adjudication of IPR Disputes in India

The Delhi High Court hosted a ‘National Seminar on Adjudication of IPR Disputes in India' on February 26, 2022, at the DRDO Bhawan, Rajaji Marg, New Delhi. The Seminar was live-streamed on the official YouTube channel of the Delhi High Court and is available at this link: Hon'ble Justice N.V. Ramana, Chief Justice of India was the Chief Guest, and Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman, Hon'ble Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs was the Guest of Honor of the Event. The Seminar…

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Indian Copyright Statistics: January and February 2022

A compilation of the statistics for the Indian copyright applications during the months of January and February 2022, is given below. JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2022 There is an increase of 9% in the total number of copyright applications filed for the month of February 2022 as compared to the month of January 2022. A total of 2171 applications were filed in the month of January and a total of 2369 applications were filed in the month of February 2022. The majority…

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Weekly Patent Statistics- 18th February 2022 to 25th February 2022.

Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics- 18th February 2022 to 25th February 2022

This week's Patent and Design data has been compiled from the Official journal of patents and designs, published by the patent office on the 25th of February 2022. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. INDIAN PATENT STATISTICS A total of 1,143 patent applications have been published in the 8th issue of the Patent Journal, 2022. Out of the 1,143 applications published in the journal, 432 applications account…

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