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Indian Copyright Law and Fair dealing

The concept of fair dealing is statutorily entrenched in Section 52 of the Copyright Act, 1957. What fair dealing does is that it permits certain acts with respect to copyrighted works, which otherwise would have constituted as infringement. The concept of fair dealing found in the UK copyright law as well as the Indian copyright law, is much more restrictive that its US counterpart, fair use. While the Indian law provides a specific list of fair dealing acts and purposes,…

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Entertainment Law – IP and Entertainment PPT by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala at GNLU

This presentation was delivered by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala at GNLU as a part of the entertainment law course offered for LLB students. The presentation covers: Meaning of intellectual property; Nature of protection offered by IP; Different species of Intellectual Property, and their relevance to entertainment industry: Role of Patents in Entertainment Business; Copyrights and Entertainment; Trade Marks and their relevance to entertainment industry; Industrial Designs/Design Patents and their role in licensing and merchandizing; Geographical Indications and their role in entertainment; Trade Secrets in the  Entertainment Industry; Confidential Information…

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