1. Sony Pictures Network India Pvt. Ltd. vs. www.sportsala.tv And Ors., High Court of Delhi, CS(COMM) 289/2021
In this case, Sony Pictures filed a suit against numerous defendants primarily praying for a permanent injunction against reproducing, making available, distributing, broadcasting, and so on of the cricket matches between India's tours of England and Sri Lanka. During the pendency of the suit, Sony Pictures prayed for an interim injunction asking for more or less similar reliefs.
The Court granted an injunction in…
Xinuos Inc. sues IBM and Red Hat
Xinuos, Inc., which is an American software company, has filed a copyright infringement and antitrust lawsuit against IBM and…
1. Dassault Systemes Solidworks Corporation & Anr vs. Spartan Engineering Industries Private Limited & Anr., High Court of Delhi, CS (Comm) 34/2021
In this matter, the Delhi High Court deals with copyright infringement of software. Plaintiff No. 1 is a French company which has developed a software called ‘Solidworks’. This software facilitates modelling and development of products in a three-dimensional environment. Plaintiff No. 2 is a sister concern established by Plaintiff No. 1 to manage all its affairs with respect…
Affidavit Filed to Dismiss Infringement Suit Against Chhapaak; YouTube’s Takedown System- A Hassle for Content Creators; Miley Cyrus Reportedly Settles Copyright Infringement Lawsuit; New York’s MTA Issues Copyright Infringement Notice to Mapmaker; Shenzhen Court Grants Copyright to AI Generated Article; Supreme Cites ‘Fair Use’ Defence in Infringement Suit and more.
Affidavit Filed to Dismiss Infringement Suit Against Chhapaak
Meghna Gulzar, producer of the movie ‘Chhapaak’ filed an affidavit in the Bombay High Court in a copyright infringement lawsuit filed against her,…
Apple Strikes New Chip Licensing Deal; NBC’s Streaming Service to Include Lionsgate Movies; Disney Prepares for UK Streaming Service Debut; Warner Bros Launches New Film Trailer using TikTok; Disney Launches Official ‘Baby Yoda’ Merchandise, Strikes Back Against Unauthorised Sellers and more.
Apple Strikes New Chip Licensing Deal
Apple has struck a new licensing deal with British chipmaker, Imagination Technologies, more than two years after a high-profile breakdown in the companies’ relationship.
The longstanding bond between the two companies was hit…
Uber Slapped with USD 650 Million Employment Tax Bill; US Supreme Court to Decide Oracle’s Copyright Suit Against Google; US Investigators Uncover USD 6 Million Counterfeit iPhone and iPad Scam; Rolex Sues Custom Watch Company for Selling Counterfeit Products; US DOJ Seeks to Scrap Antitrust Paramount Consent Decrees; Apple and Intel Sue Investment Firm for Stockpiling Patents; Antitrust Suit Filed Against Comcast; UK’s CMA Investigates Hasbro’s Acquisition of EOne; Canadian Court Directs ISPs to Block Piracy Website and more.
Internet Service Provider Protects Customer Data; Google Acquires Fitbit Amidst Anti-trust Investigation; T-Mobile and Sprint Merger Approved Despite Antitrust Concerns; EC Opens Anti-trust Investigations Against French Retailers; Facebook Introduces New Corporate Logo and more.
Internet Service Provider Protects Customer Data
Ziggo, an internet service provider, has refused to hand over sensitive information about its customers, to the film company Dutch Filmworks (DFW). DFW is the distributor of the film ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ and in an attempt to prevent any further piracy of…
This is Part II of the IP Privacy and Anti-trust news for the week of 4th November, 2019. Part I is available here.
Google Objects to Sharing Sensitive Data in Antitrust Probe; Non-Personal Data Regulation: Recommendations from eCommerce Platforms; First Medicine Delivery by Drones in the US; Walmart and Tesla Settle Lawsuit; WeRide: Corporate Espionage Case and more.
Google Objects to Sharing Sensitive Data in Antitrust Probe
As part of an ongoing anti-trust investigation into Google's massive digital advertising business in the US,…
First Published Date: 24th December, 2007
Patentability of computer programs is fraught with ambiguity because of multiple reasons. One of such reasons is the uncertainty and inadequacy of tests to determine patentability. Courts in the US have been struggling to evolve a test that would cover the complete continuum of innovation in computer programs, which manifests in terms of form or function or both.
All tests adopted by the court either focus on only form or function, thus missing out the…
His talk focused on the changing face of protecting software related inventions in India. This session includes a look at relevant sections of act, legal decisions, and alternate forms of protection.
The presentation is attached herewith.
Computer Related Inventions (CRIs) in India from BananaIP Counsels