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Music Band Agreements

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First Publication Date: 21st December 2009 Some aspects to be considered while drafting a Band Agreements are- the nature of properties that may be accumulated by the Band, during its operation; the types of projects that may be undertaken by the Band; the sharing of incomes realized by the Band as a whole; and the conditions of disbandment or for departure of Band members. A. The Band’s properties While a Band may come to own several forms of properties over the years, the most valuable of these properties would be the intangible properties called, Intellectual Property Rights. A music Band may own and...

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Intellectual Property for Start Ups and Entrepreneurs

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First Publication Date: 25th November 2009 Intellectual Property protection provides business and competitive advantage to a company. While IP is important for all companies, its value for A Start Up Company, especially, a technology or knowledge based company, is very high. In addition to providing business and competitive advantage, IP can play a very important role in enabling a Start Up company to build business relationships, raise funds, face cut throat competition and so on. In the light of the value that can be derived by a Start Up company from IP, its protection and management is very important. Despite the...

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Common Public License Version 1.0

First Publication Date: 3rd April 2009 The Common Public License (CPL) is an open source license agreement released by IBM. The company holds copyright over the license. It permits the distribution of the license but limits the right to modify it. Softwares such as Windows Installer XML developer tool, Windows Template Library and so on have been released under the Common Public License. Rights The agreement grants a license over the following rights under the copyright law to every person receiving a software under the license: Right to Reproduce; Right to Distribute (source code or object code); Right to Make derivative works; Right to Publicly display; Right to...

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Apache License, Version 2.0

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First Publication Date: 10th November 2008 The Apache License applies to all software contributed by Apache or any other person under the license. Copyright and Patent License The license grants both copyright and patent rights over any software distributed under the license the licensee (any person receiving or using a software under the license.). The license grants the following rights under the copyright law: Right to reproduce the software; Right to modify the software; Right to publicly display; Right to publicly perform; Right to sub-license; and the Right to distribute the software in the form of object or source code. If a person contributing a software under the license holds...

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R.G. Anand vs. Delux Films and Ors., AIR 1978 SC 1613

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First Publication Date: 14th September 2008    CASE FACTS: The appellant, R. G. Anand, an architect by profession and also a playwright, dramatist and producer of several stage plays, wrote and produced a play called ‘Hum Hindustani’ in 1953. It ran successfully and was re-staged in 1954, 1955 and in 1956. Aware of the interest of the plaintiff in filming the play in view of its increasing popularity, the second defendant, Mr. Mohan Sehgal, contacted plaintiff. In January, 1955, plaintiff met the second and third defendants and had detailed discussions about the play and its plot and the desirability of filming it. However,...

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Planning the Right Privacy Policy for You and Your Visitors

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First Publication Date: 4th February 2008 Over the past few months, demands for increased privacy regulation have taken center stage as increasingly private transactions move to the Internet. According to The New York Times, the Clinton Administration plans to impose privacy regulations on health care information in the waning weeks of his presidential term. Companies are faced with renewed pressure to update privacy policies as tracking technologies change and consumer concern grows. Privacy policies are not generic and must be tailored to the industry and to the activities promoted at the Web site. Nonetheless, there are certain basic principles that all policies...

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Intellectual Property and Yoga Massage

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"Working with the body is an art more than a skill," Mr. Raghavendra tells his students of 'Yoga Massage' in his very first class. It is in fact fascinating to watch him express, original body work with elements of creativity that surpass intellectual property standards and take a substantial lead. While many body work sequences are based on traditional practices, several practitioners and therapists have over the years developed novel and creative sequences for various reasons ranging from recipient requirement to purely artistic expression. It might not be an exaggeration to state that every practitioner creates and performs original postures, sequences,...

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Draft Copyright Manual Published, FIR Against Park Hyatt, Global Streaming Wars And Other News

Indian Copyright Statistics, Draft Copyright Manual Published, FIR Registered Against Park Hyatt, Hyderabad For copyright Infringement,  Meme Creator Sues Info Wars,  Disney vs Netflix: Global streaming wars and more are presented by the Copyright and Entertainment Law Attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm COPYRIGHT 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 INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was an increase of  34.76% in the total number of copyright filings compared to the last week....

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SC Stays Criminal Proceedings Against Priya P Varrier, IPRS And Telecos, Delhi HC On Statutory Licenses And Other News

  Indian Copyright Statistics, Supreme Court Stays Criminal Proceedings Against Priya Prakash Varrier,  IPRS seeks royalties from Telecos, Delhi High Court Stays Interim Statutory License Granted By Registrar Of Copyrights, Copyright Infringement Complaint Filed Against Fox Searchlight,  Amazon Prime signs music licensing agreement with T-Series, Zee Entertainment launches new streaming platform ZEE5 and more is presented by the Copyright and Entertainment Law Attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm COPYRIGHT QUOTE OF THE WEEK "A brainy person does not abuse copyright; instead they respect it and uphold it."-  Maximillian Degenerz INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was a decrease of 6.4% in the total number of...

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Padmaavat Leaked Online, Rajani’s Kaala In Legal Tussle, Enrique Iglesias Sues Universal Music and More Weekly Copyright and Entertainment Law News and Updates

  Indian Copyright Statistics, Padmaavat Leaked Online, Rajani’s Kaala In Legal Tussle, Enrique Iglesias Sues Universal Music and more is presented by the Copyright and Entertainment Law Attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm COPYRIGHT QUOTE OF THE WEEK "Adhering to standard takedown procedures can mitigate infringement risks for UGC platforms"- Nithin V Kumar INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was a decrease of 30.69% in the total number of copyright filings compared to the last week. A total of 182 applications were filed for copyright registration during the last week. While most of the applications were filed for literary works and no application...

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