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Intellectual Property Protection for Computer Programs – Part II

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This post was first published on 1st September, 2014.   In continuation to the previous post in the series, we shall now be looking into the system of IP protection for computer programs that existed prior to the adoption of Copyright and Patent Laws. Though it can be said that Copyright and Patent Laws are the more popular systems of IP protection for computer programs, it was Trade Secret Law that was initially resorted to for the protection of software, primarily because, previously, computer programs bundled with systems, were not sold through retail channels of distribution. Manufacturers could protect their technology through contractual agreements and Trade Secrets....

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Harmonious Construction Can Ignore the Term Clause

This post was first published on 25th May, 2012.   The plaintiff Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd. has filed this petition in the Delhi High court against Amit Sharma & others. The case has been decided on 16th May 2012. Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd. contended that it held copyrights over the song “Thodi si jo pee le hai” from the movie “Namak Halal” and prayed towards restraining the Defendants from using the “Thodi si jo pee le hai” in their film “Department”; from releasing or distributing the film without deleting the portion of the song and also from exploiting the audio rights of the film...

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SC Set Aside Padmaavat’s Ban, Dragon Box’s Copyright Trouble, Patanjali’s Expansion Plans and More Weekly Copyright and Entertainment Law News and Updates

  Indian Copyright Statistics, Padmaavat's Ban Set Aside by the Supreme Court, Netflix and Amazon Sue Dragon Box, Patanjali Partners with E-commerce Brands 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 "Will states ever stop interfering with free speech and expression based on political bias" - Dr. Kalyan C Kankanala INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was an increase of 7.09% in the total number of copyright filings compared to the last week. A total of 248 applications were filed for copyright registration during the last week. While...

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Tiger Zinda Hai Censor Issues, Gautam Gambhir’s Plea Rejected, Madras HC and Producer’s Rights, PIL Against Bare Act Publication, Disney Acquires Fox and More Weekly Copyright and Entertainment Law News and Updates

Indian Copyright Statistics, Tiger Zinda Hai Censor Issues, Disney-Fox Acquisition Deal, Gautham Gambhir's Plea Rejected 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 "Your name is not your trade mark unless you make it one" - Dr. Kalyan C Kankanala INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was a decrease of 11% in the total number of copyright filings compared to the last week. A total of 189 applications were filed for copyright registration during the last week. While most of the applications were filed for literary works...

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Nagarjuna’s Son’s Film and Copyright Infringement, Trai Backs Net Neutrality, White Paper on Data Protection and More Weekly Copyright and Entertainment Law News and Updates

Indian Copyright Statistics, Nagarjuna's Son's Film and Copyright Infringement, Justice Krishna's White Paper on Data Protection Released for Public Comments, Gaana and Saavn to work with Independant Artists 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 Is settling with pirate a new option to manage/ control large-scale copyright infringement? Isn’t joining hands with pirates a wrong precedent?-  Dr. Kalyan C Kankanala INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was a decrease of 27% in the total number of copyright filings compared to the last week. A total of 165 applications were...

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Enforcement Directorate and Production Houses, Thor: Ragnarok Merchandises, TuneIn and Copyright Infringement and More

Indian Copyright Statistics, Thor: Ragnarok Merchandises, Enforcement Directorate and production houses, TuneIn Copyright Infringement 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 “If  you don’t move to protect copyright, if you don’t move to protect our children, it is not going to sit well ”- Barbara Boxer INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was a decrease of 16.72% in the total number of copyright filings compared to the last week. A total of 244 applications were filed for copyright registration during the last week. While most of the...

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Phablet Art and Copyright, Screen Shots and Copyright Infringement, YRF Partners With Google Allo and More

Indian Copyright Statistics, Phablet Art and Copyright, YRF Partners with Google Allo, Screen Shots and Copyright Infringement 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 “I believe in copyright, within limited precincts. But I also believe in fair use, public domain and transformation”- David Shields INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There was an increase of 96% in the total number of copyright filings compared to the last week. A total of 293 applications were filed for copyright registration during the last week. While most of the applications were filed...

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Abhishek Bachchan’s Film in copyright row, Re-tweeting and Copyrights, OTT Production company launched, Comic Con India and Archie Comic deal and more

  Indian Copyright Statistics, Abhishek Bachchan’s Film in copyright row, BananaIP Seminar, Re-tweeting and Copyright Infringement, Comic Con India and Archie Comic licensing deal 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 “You will only have copyright in a society that places a very high value on the individual, the individual intellect, the products of individual intellect.” - Tim Parks INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS There has been an increase of 41% in the total number of copyright filings compared to the last week. A total of 213 applications were filed...

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Prabhas’s Mr. Perfect in trouble, Copyright Office’s circular, Taylor swift plagiarism and more.

  Indian Copyright Statistics, Prabhas’s Mr. Perfect in copyright soup, Taylor Swift sued for plagiarism, The Jungle Book licensing deals 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 “Creativity is a virtue: and creators virtuous” –Kalyan  INDIAN COPYRIGHT STATISTICS A total of 76 applications were filed for copyright registration during the last week. While most of the applications were filed for literary works only two applications were filed for registering Sound recordings. Sl no Types of works Number of Applications 1 Literary Works 46 2 Musical works 3 3 Artistic Works 13 4 Cinematograph Films 1 5 Sound Recordings 2 6 Software 11   Total 76 INDIAN COPYRIGHTS AND ENTERTAINMENT LAW UPDATES Prabhas’s Mr....

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Game of Thrones and Criminals, Akshay Kumar’s ‘Toilet…Ek Prem Katha’ Relief, Uber’ infotainment, Monkey Selfie case and more.

Court rejects copyright infringement case against Akshay Kumar's Toilet Ek Prem Katha, Uber launches infotainment system, four arrested for leaking GOT episode online, Netflix acquires rights to Baahubali, Monkey selfie case may be settled out of Court, 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 “You will only have copyright in a society that places a very high value on the individual, the individual intellect, the products of individual intellect.” ― Tim Parks INDIAN COPYRIGHTS AND ENTERTAINMENT LAW UPDATES  Madhya Pradesh High Court rejects copyright infringement case against...

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