Tag: Copyright

Indian Copyright Statistics-April and May 2022

A compilation of the statistics for the Indian copyright applications during the months of April and May 2022, is given below. APRIL AND MAY 2022 There is an increase of 2.1% in the total number of copyright applications filed for the month of May 2022 as compared to the month of April 2022. A total of 2235 applications were filed in the month of April 2022 and a total of 2281 applications were filed in the month of May 2022. The…

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Indian copyright statistics- March and April 2022

Indian Copyright Statistics- March and April 2022

A compilation of the statistics for the Indian copyright applications during the months of March and April 2022, is given below. MARCH AND APRIL 2022 There is a decrease of 14% in the total number of copyright applications filed for the month of April 2022 as compared to the month of March 2022. A total of 2586 applications were filed in the month of March 2022 and a total of 2235 applications were filed in the month of April 2022. The…

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Indian Copyright Statistics- February and March 2022

A compilation of the statistics for the Indian copyright applications during the months of February and March 2022, is given below. FEBRUARY AND MARCH 2022 There is an increase of 25% in the total number of copyright applications filed for the month of March 2022 as compared to the month of February 2022. A total of of 2369 applications were filed in the month of February 2022 and a total of 2586 applications were filed in the month of March 2022. The…

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Indian Copyright Statistics: January and February 2022

A compilation of the statistics for the Indian copyright applications during the months of January and February 2022, is given below. JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2022 There is an increase of 9% in the total number of copyright applications filed for the month of February 2022 as compared to the month of January 2022. A total of 2171 applications were filed in the month of January and a total of 2369 applications were filed in the month of February 2022. The majority…

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Indian Copyright Statistics-December 2021 and January 2022

A compilation of the statistics for the Indian copyright applications during the months of December 2021 and January 2022, is given below. DECEMBER 2021 AND JANUARY 2022 There is an increase of 43% in the total number of copyright applications filed for the month of December as compared to the month of November 2021. A total of 2364 applications were filed in the month of November and a total of 3375 applications were filed in the month of December 2021 .…

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Recap 2021: IP Updates – Part 4

In this post we revisit the IP Updates ie., any amendments, ordinances, notifications, and other information related to IP published in the year 2021. For reader's convenience it has been divided into parts, please find the link to the previous and next parts towards the end of this post. DELHI HIGH COURT INVITES SUGGESTIONS FOR FIXING ROYALTIES FOR SOUND RECORDING The High Court of Delhi has issued a public notice on 10th November, 2021, with respect to the intention of the…

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Recap 2021: IP Updates – Part 2

In this post we revisit the IP Updates ie., any amendments, ordinances, notifications, and other information related to IP published in the year 2021. For reader's convenience it has been divided into parts, please find the link to the previous and next parts towards the end of this post. COPYRIGHT, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND ECOMMERCE GOVT. NOTIFICATIONS-2021 The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has issued a notification, through the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), introducing the Copyright (Amendment) Rules,…

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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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Indian Copyright statistics-October and November 2021

Indian Copyright Statistics-October and November 2021

A compilation of the statistics for the Indian copyright applications during the months of October and November 2021, is given below. OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER 2021 In November, a total of 2364 copyright applications were filed. A decrease of 12% was seen compared to the month of October 2021, during which a total of 2686 applications were filed. The majority of applications during the months of October and November, 2021, were filed for literary/dramatic works. ParticularsNo. of Applications Total Number of Trademark Applications Filed4949 Total Number…

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