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Copyright Thought of the Week

“The Copyright bargain: a balance between protection for the artist and rights for the consumer”
-Robin Gross [Founder – IP Justice]

Entertainment law News and Updates

  • Supreme Court accepts the plea against ‘pre-censorship’ of films.

The cine veteran, Amol Palekar has filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court requesting court’s intervention in revamping the censor board and challenging the constitutional validity of various provisions of the Cinematograph Act, 1952 and the Cinematograph Certification Rules, 1982 which imposes restriction of freedom of speech and expression of the artists as well as the audiences. The Act was held constitutionally valid in 1970. Since then, there has been a plethora of changes in the digital world and hence this petition. The Court has sought a response from the Censor Board and the I&B Ministry with regard to the petition.

  • Government making plans to frame new law to guard Whatsapp