With the onset of COVID 19 and the extended lockdown, artists, singers, dancers, actors and performers have rapidly adopted online options to reach their audiences. If you are providing web based classes or are giving live and recorded performance online, have you taken the necessary measures to protect your intellectual property?
There are several laws and regulations that apply to your intellectual creations, from copyrights and trademarks, to cyber laws. There are also elevated concerns at this time due to the…
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On December 13th, 2019, BananaIP Counsels conducted a seminar titled "Dancing with Intellectual Property" at its office in Bangalore. The event was attended by dancers, performers, and dance instructors, and witnessed active exchanges on the need for IP awareness for those in the field.
Dr. Kalyan, Managing Partner of BananaIP Counsels, started the session with a discussion on the different types of intellectual property that could exist in a dance performance, and how each form of IP could be protected. He…
Martha Graham is well known for her modern dance technique, choreography, sets, costumes, jewellery and other creative work, and she is today a legend in dance circles. Her unique technique and style is referred to as Martha Graham Technique or Graham's Technique after her name. Martha Graham was quite protective of her creative work, and allowed very few dance companies to perform her choreographies during her life time. In her effort to finance her creative work and promote/disseminate her technique/style,…
"The body says what words cannot."
- Martha Graham
Dancers express ideas, stories, feelings, thoughts, etc., by movements, static or dynamic. They express and interact through their body, often accompanied by music, in artistic costumes, settings and lighting. A dance performance integrates several elements of creativity, many of which are protectable as intellectual property in the form of copyrights, industrial designs, and patents. Representations used by dancers can be protected as trademarks, and their identity under the publicity rights regime. Protecting IP…
BananaIP's Intellepedia is organising three IP Events during the next two weeks. While two of them are being held at BananaIP's office, the IP Seminar on "Building IP Frameworks for Organisations" is being held at ITC Gardenia. You may register for the events by visiting the links provided hereunder.
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Fastracking Patents in India: Getting a Patent in One Year - 29th November 2019 (2PM to 4PM) - BananaIP's Office (3rd…
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