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Fair use exceptions for libraries under Indian copyright law

Indian copyright law provides exceptions to libraries for use of copyrighted works under the statutory fair dealing provisions of the copyright Act (section 52) as well as under the judicially created fair use exception. Broadly the law permits use of copyrighted works by libraries for the following purposes: Research and education; Instructions, teaching and training; Private study; Enabling access to the disabled; Activities of education institution; Review and criticism; Searching and data mining; Storage and preservation; and Access to knowledge. The fair dealing and fair use exceptions are provided under Section 52 of the Copyright Act and have emanated from different...

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Weekly trends- Entertainment and Copyright news

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In today’s edition of Weekly Trends, we bring to you copyright law related news. Let us see the trending headlines for the past couple of weeks. Section 31D of the Copyright Act, 1957 (as amended) to include internet broadcasting organizations Section 31D of the Copyright Act, 1957 titled “Statutory license for broadcasting of literary and musical works and sound recording” was inserted vide the 2012 Copyright Amendment Act. The Section mainly lays down certain mandatory compliances for the broadcasting organizations desirous of communicating to the public by way of broadcast or by way of performance of a literary or musical work and...

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Top 10 on Sinapse -Entertainment Law

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Hello readers! As 2015 is coming to an end, here is a round-up of all the top posts and IP news stories of this year, from the world of Entertainment Law. Beyonce Copyright Suit: Queen Bey still runs the world Beyoncé, known for her creativity and originality was slammed with a $ 7 million lawsuit by Ahmad Javon Lane, who claimed that one of her recent singles ‘XO’ was copied from his song ‘XOXO’, after he allegedly gave a digital copy of the song to one of Beyoncé’s background singers-Chrissy Collins. The main issue before the Court was whether the two songs...

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Media & Entertainment Law: Essential Clauses of a Digital License Agreement

With the development and widespread use of internet and digital networks, we are now witnessing a revolution as to how copyrighted contents are acquired, displayed and disseminated. In the pre-internet days, there were limited options for distribution and exhibition of copyrighted contents. For example, the distribution of cinematographic films was limited to cinema halls and video cassettes. The internet revolution has opened several doors for content owners by creating new modes and formats of exploitation. Licensing out, creative contents like cinematographic films or sound recording through digital platforms forms an integral part of the entertainment business. In this post we will...

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