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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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Weekly Copyright and Entertainment Law News: India lacks IP Expertise, Game of Thrones leaks, New South Wales government sued for royalties and more weekly copyright and entertainment news

  Indian Copyright Statistics, IP related expertise lacking in India: Parrikar, New South Wales government sued for royalties,  Game of Thrones  Leaks carried out by former Iranian Military Hacker,  Amrita Pandey to head media distribution and OTT for Disney in SEA markets 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 problem with the Indian IP system is not expertise or scholarship, it is with prejudice and bias”- Dr. Kalyan C Kanakanala, renowned patent and  trade mark attorney. INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was an increase of 20.28% in...

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Weekly Copyright and Entertainment Law News: Music labels impleaded in ISRA’s suit, Pirates of the Caribbean plagiarized?, Chennai’s Technology and Innovation Support Centre and more

Indian Copyright Statistics, Technology and Innovation Support Centre, Disney Accused of Copying Pirates of the Caribbean Plots, Performer’s Rights Dispute 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 “It is not what an author or performer fees, it is about what kind of right the law provides to them with respect to royalty” - Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was a decrease of 26.97% in the total number of copyright filings compared to the last week. A total of 186 applications were filed for copyright registration...

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Weekly Copyright and Entertainment Law News: Enforcement Directorate and Production Houses, Thor: Ragnarok Merchandises, TuneIn and Copyright Infringement and More

Indian Copyright Statistics, Thor: Ragnarok Merchandises, Enforcement Directorate and production houses, TuneIn Copyright Infringement 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 “If  you don’t move to protect copyright, if you don’t move to protect our children, it is not going to sit well ”- Barbara Boxer INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was a decrease of 16.72% in the total number of copyright filings compared to the last week. A total of 244 applications were filed for copyright registration during the last week. While most of the...

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Weekly Copyright and Entertainment Law News: Phablet Art and Copyright, Screen Shots and Copyright Infringement, YRF Partners With Google Allo and More

Indian Copyright Statistics, Phablet Art and Copyright, YRF Partners with Google Allo, Screen Shots and Copyright Infringement 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 “I believe in copyright, within limited precincts. But I also believe in fair use, public domain and transformation”- David Shields INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was an increase of 96% in the total number of copyright filings compared to the last week. A total of 293 applications were filed for copyright registration during the last week. While most of the applications were filed...

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Weekly Copyright and Entertainment Law News: Ilayathalapathy Vijay’s Mersal Row, T-Series’ Copyright Compensation, Copyright Office relocated, Golmaal again merchandises and more

Indian Copyright Statistics, Ilayathalapathy Vijay’s Mersal Row, T-Series Compensation in a Copyright Infringement Suit, Copyright Office Relocation, Golmaal Again Merchandise in India 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 "Unfortunately, viewing pirated films online has always been a norm rather than an exception." - Dr. Kalyan C Kankanala INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was a decrease of 1.9% in the total number of copyright filings compared to the last week. A total of 149 applications were filed for copyright registration during the last week. While most...

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Weekly Copyright and Entertainment Law News: Playboy Investment, Ilayathalapathy Vijay’s Meresal trade marks, Scheduled Tribes and YouTube, Research Gate and copyright infringement, RCB merchandises, novelists and licenses and more

Indian Copyright Statistics, Ilayathalapathy Vijay's Mersal Trade Marks, Schedule Tribes Commission Summons YouTube, RCB to Enter into Merchandise Business, Vodafone ties up with YuppTV to expand Live TV series 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 “Merchandising is not an additional element of creative content licensing, it is an integral part of it”- Kalyan INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There has been an increase of 98% in the total number of copyright filings compared to the last week. A total of 299 applications were filed for copyright...

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