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WEEKLY COPYRIGHT NEWS: THREAT TO RIGHT TO LIBERTY, PIRACY WARNING FOR FIFA WORLD CUP, 2018, AT&T ACQUIRED TIME WARNER, AND MORE

Sony issues piracy warnings ahead of the FIFA World Cup, 2018, to be held at Russia, Maharashtra Class Owners' Association appeals against Textbook Copyright Policy, AT&T announced the successful mega-acquisition of Time Warner at $85 billion, La Liga champions FC Barcelona to form its own company BLM to manage their retail, licensing and merchandising right. COPYRIGHT QUOTE OF THE WEEK You will only have copyright in a society that places a very high value on the individual, the individual intellect, the products of individual intellect. – Tim Parks INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There is a significant decrease of 66.53% in the number of copyright applications...

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WEEKLY COPYRIGHT NEWS: NO STAY ON KAALA, YOUTUBE MAY BE LIABLE FOR INFRINGEMENT, MANISH MALHOTRA WILL MAKE CANNES DEBUT AND MORE

Copyrights and Entertainment Law News

SC refuses to stay release of Rajinikanth’s movie Kaala over copyright claim, Recorded Music Performance Limited applies for registration as a copyright society, YouTube not a “neutral host provider”, can be held liable for copyright breaches: Vienna Commercial Court, Austria, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s daughter vows action against copyright infringers, marking his debut at Cannes 2018 designer Manish Malhotra to pair up with Magnum ice cream brand for designing a costume for Hollywood style icon Bella Hadid, Toonz Ties up with Yellow Entertainment for multiple animated series. COPYRIGHT QUOTE OF THE WEEK Now that copyrights can be just about a century long,...

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WEEKLY COPYRIGHT NEWS: SHAHID KAPOOR’S MOVIE AND SONY MUSIC IN SEPARATE COPYRIGHT TROUBLES, CHRISTIAN DIOR SETTLES SUIT, DSM DRAFT RELEASED AND MORE

Indian Copyright Statistics, Shahid Kapoor’s starrer “Batti Gul meter Chalu” encounters copyright infringement charges by Rustom movie Writer, People Tree obtains Favorable Settlement in Copyright Infringement Suit against Christian Dior, Draft of Copyright Directive in Digital Single Market (DSM) released, Walt Disney’s and Disney’s ABC network in troubled waters, Sony Music faces charges for Copyright Infringement by the hall of fame Singer Joel Bosch a.k.a Taino, Green Gold Animation releases an online gaming application based on its upcoming Hanuman Starrer, In a bid to expand its businessScoopWhoop comes up with women’s wear merchandise collection and more, presented by the Copyright...

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WEEKLY COPYRIGHT NEWS: SUBRAMANIA’S COPYRIGHTS, CROSS RIVER STATE GOVERNMENT PENALIZED FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT, YOUTUBE REMOVES VINCY CONNECT CHANNEL, BIOWORLD ATLANTYCA DEAL AND MORE

Indian Copyright Statistics, The saga of Subramania Bharati’s literary work, Balaji Telefilms retains the intellectual property rights of its new show titled “Dil Hi To Hai” to telecast online on ALT Balaji after being aired on Sony TV, Embedded tweets encounter  a  legal twist, James Arthur faces legal turmoil over Copyright Infringement of an Irish Band Song, Cross River State Government penalized for Copyright Infringement, Vincy Connect Channel gets pulled down by YouTube owing to Reports of Relentless Infringement, Nelvana Enterprises signs New Partners and grows Soft’N Slo Squishies Licensing Program, BioWorld enters into a deal with Atlantyca Entertainment to...

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WEEKLY COPYRIGHT NEWS: IP NANI LAUNCHED, PRODUCER VISHAL IN TROUBLE, PIRATED MOVIES WEBSITE BLOCKED IN GERMANY, STAN LEE SUES POW! ENTERTAINMENT, INDIAN LICENSING EXPO 2018 AND MORE

Indian Copyright Statistics, Suresh Prabhu Releases IP Mascot – IP Nani, Famous Tamil Films Producer Vishal in Legal Trouble for Piracy, Website Blocking – A Paradigm Shift, Stan Lee in Legal Turmoil with Company he Co-founded, Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) forges an Agreement with DHX-Media, India Licensing Expo – Second Edition, 2018 and more, 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 Of all the creative work produced by humans anywhere, a tiny fraction has continuing commercial value. For that tiny fraction, the copyright is a...

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Weekly Copyright News: Bachchan Angry Over Copyright Term, Copyrights and Film Titles, Indian Counterfeit Market, Novex and Tips Alliance and More Weekly News

Indian Copyright Statistics, Amitabh Bachchan angered over copyright term, No copyright in film title orders Madras High Court, Counterfeit market in India worth over 40,000 crores, Miley Cyrus’s song “We Can’t Stop”  in Copyright trouble, US Customs seized 34,000 plus shipments in 2017, Novex tied up with TIPS 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 "Movie titles do not get trade mark protection unless they are used as trade marks and/or acquire distinctiveness"- Dr. Kalyan C Kankanala INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was a decrease of...

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Weekly Copyright News: Draft Copyright Manual Published, FIR Against Park Hyatt, Global Streaming Wars And Other News

Indian Copyright Statistics, Draft Copyright Manual Published, FIR Registered Against Park Hyatt, Hyderabad For copyright Infringement,  Meme Creator Sues Info Wars,  Disney vs Netflix: Global streaming wars 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 "Of all the creative work produced by humans anywhere, a tiny fraction has continuing commercial value. For that tiny fraction, the copyright is a crucially important legal device" – Lawrence Lessig INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was an increase of  34.76% in the total number of copyright filings compared to the last week....

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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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