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Right to Privacy and Entertainment, Copyrights and Terrorism, Corruption in IPO, Geronimo Stilton Merchandise and More

"Right to Privacy and Entertainment Industry in India, Copyrights and terrorism- are they linked?,  IPO Official gets 1 year rigorous imprisonment,  Temporary Storage of Digital Content Permitted, Geronimo Stilton merchandise in India courtesy Bran Monk" and more is presented by the Copyright and Entertainment Law Attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm We wish our readers a Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!!! COPYRIGHT QUOTE OF THE WEEK "Privacy is the very essence of human existence. One wonders why the Indian Supreme Court took so long to reach that conclusion."-Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, Renowned IP Attorney, Professor and Novelist. INDIAN COPYRIGHTS AND ENTERTAINMENT LAW...

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Lahari v. Ola: Copyrights and Criminals – Licensing by Deterrence

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Copyright infringers may be broadly classified into two categories, organized and unorganized. Organized infringers run legitimate businesses and are legally established and structured, but unorganized infringers do not run legitimate businesses, and are normally not established under the framework of the law. Some infringers borrow some elements from each, and may be referred to as hybrids. Depending on the nature of the copyright infringer, the goals set, strategy devised and enforcement mode adopted by the copyright owner varies. Copyright infringement gives rise to both civil and criminal liability in India, and criminal action is sometimes used as a tool to strike...

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Employment to Entrepreneurship: Arnab Goswami, Times Now, Republic TV and Intellectual Property

  The row between Arnab Goswami and The Times Group (Bennett Coleman & Co.) elucidates some problems an employee turned entrepreneur may face from her/his erstwhile employer. Arnab Goswami was the star of Times Now, a television news channel, and his catch phrase, "The Nation Wants to Know," is extremely popular, to say the least. At the end of 2016, Goswami decided to quit Times Now on what appears to be not very amicable terms. In the first week of May 2017, Goswami launched his television channel called 'Republic TV' from his venture, ARG Outlier Media. Goswami's new venture received great public...

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Fundamentals of Intellectual Property – A Presentation at IIM-Bangalore

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The following presentation titled “Fundamentals of Intellectual Property”, was delivered on 17th February 2017 by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, Chief IP Attorney, BananaIP Counsels, at Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM-B).  The presentation focuses on basic concepts of IP and their relevance in the fast changing business environment. The Presentation included the following topics: Introduction to IP Patents Novelty/Inventive Step Patent Claim Copyrights Trademarks Strength of Trade Marks Industrial Designs Examples of infringement Trade Secrets Integrated Protection Value of IP Example of Integrated Licensing Model To access the entire presentation please visit the below mentioned link: Fundamentals of Intellectual Property - A Presentation...

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Royalty Rights in Sound Recordings, Lyrics & Musical Works – Part 1

The featured image reads 'all rights reserved'. This post talks about the Entertainment Law and Copyrights involved in Royalty Rights in Sound Recordings, Lyrics & Musical Works. To read more, please click here.

  Quick bite: Dear readers, the following post is brought to you by the Media and Entertainment law experts of BananaIP (BIP)Counsels. This post is the first in its series and promises to engage your grey matter. This post will essentially help you understand the Entertainment Law and Copyrights surrounding Royalty Rights in Sound Recordings, Lyrical & Musical Works. Colloquially used word music/song is more than melody or harmony reduced to print, writing or graphic form[1]. Music is a language with a universal appeal. Music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No...

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World’s Best IP Blogs – 2016

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  Last year in 2015, we ran a series on the world’s best IP blogs where we featured Intellectual Property blogs who have carved a niche for themselves in the world of IP. The series that we ran last year received immense appreciation and support from our readers and we remain thankful to them for the same. We also thank the IP blogs featured in this post and the series last year, for it is they who have taken it upon themselves the extremely arduous task of bringing to the public, their share of knowledge on IP. Inspired from what we pulled...

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Fallacies Synonymous with Intellectual Property Law

The Featured image is a cartoon of a person holding their head and three questions marks around it. The post is about an article published by the Hindu questioning Patents and Patent systems. To read more click here.

Well, needless to say, Intellectual Property Law is such an area of law which is somewhat alien to a large section of public. What prompted me to write this article are the constant queries that I receive from people around me, being an Intellectual Property Attorney. Through the medium of this article, I would like to draw the attention of readers towards various misconceptions about Intellectual Property Law. And mind you, there are a lot. I take this opportunity to present my own list of most common fallacies, which are as follows: Patent, trademark, copyright are all the same thing Intellectual property...

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Canada’s accession brings Marrakesh Treaty into force

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On 30th June 2016, Canada became the twentieth nation to accede to the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually impaired or otherwise print disabled, which will bring the Treaty into force in three months time on September 30, 2016. The ratifying countries will now be able to enjoy the benefits enshrined in the treaty that are meant to extend access to literature and information for print disabled persons. The Marrakesh treaty is the latest addition to the body of international copyright treaties currently administered by the WIPO. India was the first country...

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I got (NO) power-IPRS restrained from issuing licenses by Delhi HC

The image says NON (non in french) written on a hand painted red. The article is about IPRS non longer being a copyright society. To read more click here.

  Not too long ago, the Delhi High Court meted out a very important decision with respect to the status of IPRS as a copyright society.  The suit was filed by Mrs Chitra Jagjit Singh (Plaintiff), wife of the late artist Mr Jagjit Singh and a popular artist herself, against IPRS (Defendant 1) for wrongfully issuing licenses with respect to her and her late husband’s copyrighted works. It was pleaded by the Plaintiff that IPRS was no longer a copyright society, for which it presented a letter addressed to the Govt. of India by IPRS denying its copyright society status, within the...

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Business of IP & Start-ups – A presentation by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM-B)

The following presentation was delivered by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, Managing Partner BananaIP Counsels, at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM-B), for their workshop titled ‘Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Bengaluru’ as part of the Global Network of Advanced Management (GNAM) program . The workshop was attended by students from prestigious universities such as Yale, Hong Kong University etc. The presentation is titled Business of IP & Start-ups and covers the following topics: Nature of IP and Forms Startups and IP IP Integration Example of a pharma start-up Example of a mobile technology start-up Example of an eCommerce start-up Example of a merchandising...

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