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Important Indian Copyright Cases – 2021

In this post, we bring to you Important Copyright Cases decided by Indian Courts in the year 2021 Krishna Kishore Singh vs. Sarla A. Saraogi & Ors. In this case, the Delhi High Court refused to grant an interim injunction against publication and release of films purportedly related to Sushant Singh Rajput (SSR) as the plaintiff, SSR’s father failed to make out a prima facie case, and because irreparable harm and balance of convenience were in favour of the defendants. The…

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Latest Copyright Cases 2021, Part 4

Latest Copyright Cases – 2021 – Part 4

Saregama India Limited v. Next Radio Limited & Ors. The Apex Court, in the instant case, set aside an interim order passed by the Madras High Court, which held that copyrighted material cannot be broadcasted without prior notice as per Rule 29(4) of the Copyright Rules, 2013. The High Court had modified specific provisions of the Rule and applied it to the broadcasters, by opining that the Rule lacked flexibility and created difficulties for the broadcasters. The mandate to furnish…

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