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CASE BRIEF: Samir Kasal vs Prashant Mehta & Ors.

 Decided by High Court of Delhi on 19th January 2022. Facts The Plaintiff conceptualized a cricket league format wherein famous retired cricket players would play Test format of cricket with two innings of 10 (ten) overs each. The Plaintiff’s idea intended to exploit the interest in cricket of Indians residing in non-cricket playing countries. The Plaintiff started building up on the concept with the Defendants, and began correspondence with the requisite authorities and people to be involved. The format and information…

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Latest Copyright Cases in 2022 – Part 1

This running post provides a summary of the latest Copyright cases decided by courts in India in 2022: Samir Kasal v. Prashant Mehta & Ors. The Plaintiff conceptualized a cricket league format titled ‘Legends Premier League’ wherein famous retired cricket players would play a Test format of cricket. The details about the same were provided to Defendant No. 2 in a strictly confidential manner. However, the Defendants decided to organize ‘Legends League Cricket’ without the Plaintiff’s consent which led him to…

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Conclusion post: Ideas, Concepts, Scripts & Stories – Protecting Ideas…

This post was first published on 11th August, 2014.   This post brings to a conclusion, the series on Protecting Ideas, Concepts, Scripts and Stories in the Entertainment Industry. Researchers have analyzed three cases on Confidentiality and its breach in the case of Intellectual Property Rights namely in the Urmi Juvekar Chiang case, the Zee Telefilms case and the Anil Gupta vs. Kunal Dasgupta case. The facts of the cases are similar, namely that all three have Plaintiffs that are companies or people who have made…

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Case Review: Exegesis Infotech vs. Medimanage

Case title-Exegesis Infotech (India) Pvt. Ltd. & Anr v. Medimanage Insurance Broking Pvt. Ltd. Citation- Notice of Motion No. 1290 of 2014 in Suit No.784 of 2014,Order Pronounced on 15th July, 2015 Facts The Plaintiff in this case, Exegesis, had been commissioned by the Defendant, Medimanage, to develop a customized software, for the purpose of their insurance broking business. It was Exegesis’s claim that it had complete authorship over the software code of the aforementioned software, which Medimange had also obtained…

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The Featured Image is of a film strip. The post is about a John Doe order obtained by Phantom films, to prevent any online piracy and copyright infringement of their film Masaan. To read the post click here.

Jyoti Kapoor Wins Copyright Battle against Kunal Kohli

After an eight month long tedious copyright battle Jyoti Kapoor can breathe a sigh of relief. The Supreme Court in its momentous decision stated that there existed similarities between Jyoti Kapoor’s script of “R.S.V.P.” and Kunal Kohli forthcoming film “Phir Se.” The Court also ordered Kohli to pay compensation of Rs. 25 lakh and give her due credit for the idea of the story. Jyoti Kapoor’s win against Kohli can be taken as a step in the right direction, which may encourage other…

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