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Weekly Copyright, Media, and Entertainment Law Updates

This week’s copyright, media and entertainment law updates are as below: Slovenia Implements EU Directives on Copyright Law Protecting Author’s Right in Cinematographic Works The National Assembly in Slovenia, amending the Copyright and Related Rights Act and the Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights Act, has adopted provisions from two EU Directives on Copyright in to Slovenian legislation. The Ministry of Economic Development and Technology in the process of drafting and legislating the amendments, had held public debates, gathered suggestions…

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Weekly Copyright Media & Entertainment Law Updates

Weekly Copyright, Media, and Entertainment Law Updates

This week’s copyright, media and entertainment law updates are as below: Producers of Rambo V: Last Blood File for Copyright Infringement The U.S. District Court, denying the motion of the defendant, RCN Telecom Services LLC, to dismiss, allowed the petitioners, the dozen copyright owners of the movie Rambo V: Last Blood, to proceed with the suit of copyright infringement. Defendant, an internet provider, allegedly failed to terminate the accounts of internet users pirating the movies over BitTorrent networks. The ruling comes…

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Weekly Copyright Media & Entertainment Law Updates

Weekly Copyright, Media and Entertainment Law Updates

This week's copyright, media and entertainment law updates are as below:   Songwriters signed away their right to sue for "Shake It Off" Taylor Swift provided sworn testimony in one of the several copyright infringement litigations she has been involved in over "Shake It Off" in August. The Artist’s lawyers now claim that the plaintiffs waived their right to sue when they signed publication contracts years ago. Taylor Swift stated, among other things, that she "had never heard the song Playas Gon'…

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Weekly Updates: Copyright and Entertainment Law

This is a weekly post on copyright and entertainment law updates. Meta Responds to Copyright Infringement Lawsuit by Epidemic Sound Swedish Music Label, Epidemics Sound AB has accused Meta of violation of several thousand copyrights held by Epidemics Sound AB by allowing the users to stream, download and incorporate the sound recordings in their videos, on the music libraries of platforms such as Instagram and Facebook. Meta, in response has filed a motion to dismiss the case, alleging that Epidemic Sound’s…

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CASE BRIEF : Phonographic Performance Ltd. vs. Union of India & Ors.

Facts: The Petitioner, Phonographic Performance Ltd., a company registered under the Companies Act, 1956, was a registered copyright society. It had assigned the copyright in various sound recordings for communication to the public in the area of public performance and broadcast, through which it owned/controlled the public performance rights of more than 350 music companies with 3 million international and domestic sound recordings. It provided a single window for various parties seeking a license for authorised use of sound recordings.…

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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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