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Weekly Copyright News: SC Stays Criminal Proceedings Against Priya P Varrier, IPRS And Telecos, Delhi HC On Statutory Licenses And Other News

Indian Copyright Statistics, Supreme Court Stays Criminal Proceedings Against Priya Prakash Varrier,  IPRS seeks royalties from Telecos, Delhi High Court Stays Interim Statutory License Granted By Registrar Of Copyrights, Copyright Infringement Complaint Filed Against Fox Searchlight,  Amazon Prime signs music licensing agreement with T-Series, Zee Entertainment launches new streaming platform ZEE5 and more is presented by the Copyright and Entertainment Law Attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm COPYRIGHT QUOTE OF THE WEEK "A brainy person does not abuse copyright; instead they respect it and uphold it."-  Maximillian Degenerz INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was a decrease of 6.4% in the total number of...

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Weekly Copyright News: Shikari Shambhu In Trade Mark Trouble, India Ranked 44 In IP Index And Other News

Indian Copyright Statistics, SHIKARI SHAMBU in trade mark trouble?, India ranked 44 in Global IP Index, Beyonce sued for copyright infringement,  Google encourages piracy says VideoLan, LiveTree introduces block chain- based Film and TV rights Funding and Distribution Platform and more is presented by the Copyright and Entertainment Law Attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm COPYRIGHT QUOTE OF THE WEEK “The Copyright bargain: a balance between protection for the artist and rights for the consumer” -Robin Gross INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was a decrease of 29.5% in the total number of copyright filings compared to the last week. A total of 191...

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Christian Dior Accused Of Plagiarism, Pranav Mohanlal’s ‘Aadhi’ In Copyright Trouble, Writ To Ban ‘Aami’, AIR Partnered With Amazon,And More Weekly Copyright And Entertainment Law News And Updates

Indian Copyright Statistics,  Fashion brand Christian Dior accused of plagiarism,  “Aadhi” is copied claims writer,  Petition filed against release of Aami, All India Radio Partnered with Amazon,  Canada’s FairPlay lobby’s for an Independent Piracy Review Agency,  Sony Music signs deal with Amazon and more is presented by the Copyright and Entertainment Law Attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm COPYRIGHT QUOTE OF THE WEEK "Without freedom to offend, freedom of expression ceases to exist"- Salman Rushdie INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was an increase of 27.89% in the total number of copyright filings compared to the last week. A total of...

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Padmaavat Leaked Online, Rajani’s Kaala In Legal Tussle, Enrique Iglesias Sues Universal Music and More Weekly Copyright and Entertainment Law News and Updates

Indian Copyright Statistics, Padmaavat Leaked Online, Rajani’s Kaala In Legal Tussle, Enrique Iglesias Sues Universal Music and more is presented by the Copyright and Entertainment Law Attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm COPYRIGHT QUOTE OF THE WEEK "Adhering to standard takedown procedures can mitigate infringement risks for UGC platforms"- Nithin V Kumar INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was a decrease of 30.69% in the total number of copyright filings compared to the last week. A total of 182 applications were filed for copyright registration during the last week. While most of the applications were filed for literary works and no application...

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FIR Against Sunburn Festival, HRAWI Directive Against Using Novex’s Songs, Pawan Kalyan’s Agnyaathavaasi In Copyright Tussle, Songs.Pk Returns, Spotify And Copyright Infringement, More Weekly Copyright and Entertainment Law News and Updates

  Indian Copyright Statistics, FIR filed against Sunburn Festival, Rajat Kakar appointed as PPL’s Managing Director, HRAWI members to refrain from using Novex’s songs, Pawan Kalyan’s Agnyaathavaasi in copyright row, Songs.pk Returns,  Spotify sued for USD 1.6 Billion and  BBC to partner with tech firms and more are presented by the Copyright and Entertainment Law Attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm COPYRIGHT QUOTE OF THE WEEK "When you have a wit of your own, it is a plesure to credit others for their own" - Cris Jami INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was a decrease of  14.23% in the total number of copyright...

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Lieutenant Governor Orders To Appoint IP Law Officers , India-South Korea Trade Agreement, Apple App Store Logo Copied, And More Weekly Copyright And Entertainment Law News And Updates

  Indian Copyright Statistics, Lieutenant Governor Orders To Appoint IP Law Officers, India-South Korea Trade Agreement, Apple App Store Logo Copied,  and more is presented by the Copyright and Entertainment Law Attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm COPYRIGHT QUOTE OF THE WEEK "The merger of user-generated content with licensed content will dawn a new era of licensing deals and foster respect for IP"-Dr. Kalyan C Kankanala INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was a decrease of 29.25%in the total number of copyright filings compared to the last week. A total of 143 applications were filed for copyright registration during the last...

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Tiger Zinda Hai Censor Issues, Gautam Gambhir’s Plea Rejected, Madras HC and Producer’s Rights, PIL Against Bare Act Publication, Disney Acquires Fox and More Weekly Copyright and Entertainment Law News and Updates

Indian Copyright Statistics, Tiger Zinda Hai Censor Issues, Disney-Fox Acquisition Deal, Gautham Gambhir's Plea Rejected and more is presented by the Copyright and Entertainment Law Attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm COPYRIGHT QUOTE OF THE WEEK "Your name is not your trade mark unless you make it one" - Dr. Kalyan C Kankanala INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was a decrease of 11% in the total number of copyright filings compared to the last week. A total of 189 applications were filed for copyright registration during the last week. While most of the applications were filed for literary works...

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Copyright office expedites examination process, Cable Federation wants to maintain Status Quo, The Success story of Lego Toys and more weekly copyright and entertainment law news and updates

Indian Copyright Statistics, the success story of Lego Toys, Oneplus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition in India, Fukrey Returns Signs Brand Deals and more is presented by the Copyright and Entertainment Law Attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm COPYRIGHT QUOTE OF THE WEEK “Copyright Registration is an option  that must be exercised to effectively enforce copyrights in India.” - Dr. Kalyan C Kankanala INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was an increase of 28% in the total number of copyright filings during this week, compared to the last week. A total of 212 applications were filed for copyright registration during...

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Padmavati and Film Censorship: Fiction is Fact; Fact is Fiction!

Padmavati, the film based on Rani Padmini, has been the subject of controversy for a long time now. Though the revered queen's very existence is in question, members of the Rajput community, led by Karni Sena, started a protest against the film stating that the film defames their divine queen. Politicians quickly jumped onto the protest wagon, and voices for and against the Padmavati are now numerous. None of them have seen the film so far, but strongly believe that it distorts historical facts and defames the respected Rajput Queen. The going was tough for the film producer and director, Sanjay...

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Nagarjuna’s Son’s Film and Copyright Infringement, Trai Backs Net Neutrality, White Paper on Data Protection and More Weekly Copyright and Entertainment Law News and Updates

Indian Copyright Statistics, Nagarjuna's Son's Film and Copyright Infringement, Justice Krishna's White Paper on Data Protection Released for Public Comments, Gaana and Saavn to work with Independant Artists and more is presented by the Copyright and Entertainment Law Attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm COPYRIGHT QUOTE OF THE WEEK Is settling with pirate a new option to manage/ control large-scale copyright infringement? Isn’t joining hands with pirates a wrong precedent?-  Dr. Kalyan C Kankanala INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was a decrease of 27% in the total number of copyright filings compared to the last week. A total of 165 applications were...

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