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Copyright cases, Copyright infringement, Entertainment technology, Licensing, Copyright Board, Copyright tips and more

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  Copyright cases, Copyright infringement, Entertainment technology, Licensing, Copyright Board, Copyright tips and more, presented by the Media & entertainment law attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm. Entertainment quote of the week Of all the creative work produced by humans anywhere, a tiny fraction has continuing commercial value. For that tiny fraction, the copyright is a crucially important legal device. - Lawrence Lessig Copyright Cases Plagiarism charges against Hindi movie titled ‘Hindi Medium’ Shiboprosad Mukherjee and Nandita Roy, filmmakers of a Bengali film called Ramdhanu have alleged copyright infringement against the makers of the Hindi movie titled ‘Hindi Medium’. Mukherjee has...

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Statutory License for Cover Versions under the Copyright (Amendment) Act

In our post last week, we looked at statutory licensing for broadcast organizations specified under Section 31D of the Indian Copyright Act. As mentioned earlier, the objective of non-voluntary licensing is to overcome the difficulty of locating the original owner of the copyrighted work in order to obtain a license and to avoid the creation of monopoly of copyright owners. The Copyright Act similarly contains provisions for statutory licensing for cover versions under Section 31C. While Section 31D which talks about statutory licensing for broadcast organizations was a new insertion into the Copyright Act, Section 31C is not completely a new...

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