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Data Privacy can take the form of non-price competition, Qualcomm loses case against EU Anti-Trust Regulators, Facebook prepares to file Anti-trust Lawsuit against Apple and more.

Lu La Roe to settle pyramid scheme lawsuit for USD 4.75 million, Supreme Court issues notices to online platforms in UPI Data Privacy Case, No violation of privacy Minister of State informs Rajya Sabha, Data Privacy can take the form of non-price competition, ByteDance sues Tencent for Anti-Competitive behaviour, Qualcomm loses case against EU Anti-Trust Regulators, Facebook prepares to file Anti-trust Lawsuit against Apple and EU Anti-trust regulators investigate Mondelez International. Lu La Roe to settle pyramid scheme lawsuit for USD 4.75 million The multi-level marketing company will be paying USD4.75 million in order to settle a lawsuit filed by the State...

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FLVTO.biz suggests RIAA to file lawsuit in Russia, Cox Communications requests delay in paying damages, Nintendo secures injunctions in Spain and more.

Copyright and Entertainment Law News

FLVTO.biz suggests RIAA to file lawsuit in Russia, Cox Communications requests delay in paying damages, Nintendo secures injunctions in Spain and Japan to release new laws to regulate Cosplay. FLVTO.biz suggests RIAA to file lawsuit in Russia not US The Russian stream-ripping platform, FLVTO.biz in a new legal document heavily suggested that the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) submit its complaint to a Russian Court. The ongoing dispute is with reference to a lawsuit against FLVTO.biz, 2CONV.com and the sites’ owner, Tofig Kurbanov, which was filed in 2018. The initial ruling in this matter was in the favour of the Russian...

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Pro Music Rights’ Lawsuit Against Apple Dismissed, CBI files case against Cambridge Analytica, Google asks to move antitrust lawsuit to California and more.

Claudalie Faces Anti-Competition Probes, Pro Music Rights’ Lawsuit Against Apple Dismissed, Case Filed against Cambridge Analytica, Data breach exposes 1.9 million Pixlr user records, More than 22 billion records exposed in data breaches in 2020, Google asks to move antitrust lawsuit to California, Trump pardons Google Engineer who stole trade secrets, Amazon Opposes EU’s Permit for Separate Antitrust Sales Probe, Parler’s Demand for Reinstatement on Amazon Denied, SoftBank's Sale of NVIDIA Raises Antitrust and National Security Concerns and Tesla Sues Employee for Allegedly Stealing Trade Secrets. Claudalie Faces Anti-Competition Probes French skincare brand Caudalie is at the heart of a probe by...

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India May Drop eCommerce Policy due to Lack of Unanimity, TikTok Star Gets Signed to Universal Music Group, US Will Not Scrap Old Music Licensing Decrees and more.

E commerce and Licensing

India May Drop eCommerce Policy due to Lack of Unanimity, TikTok Star Gets Signed to Universal Music Group, US Will Not Scrap Old Music Licensing Decrees, Uppbeat to License Music to YouTube, Hipgnosis Buys Rights to Metallica and Michael Bublé and Classic Bands Accused of Crowding Out New Music. India May Drop eCommerce Policy due to Lack of Unanimity An inter-ministerial group, consisting of the ministries of electronics and IT, corporate affairs, finance, agriculture and commerce and industry, discussed details pertaining to the draft ecommerce policy in January 2021. The policy seeks to set up a regulator for the e-commerce sector...

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Kangana Ranaut Accused of Copyright Infringement, Delhi HC Allows Release of ‘The White Tiger’ on Netflix, Bob Dylan Faces USD 7.25 Million Lawsuit and more.

Copyright and Entertainment Law News

Kangana Ranaut Accused of Copyright Infringement, Delhi HC Allows Release of ‘The White Tiger’ on Netflix, Bitcoin Websites Asked to Remove White Paper After Copyright Infringement Claim, Bob Dylan Faces USD 7.25 Million Lawsuit, TikTok faces Source Code Leak and Written Evidence for UK’s Music Streaming Economics. Kangana Ranaut Accused of Copyright Infringement Ashish Kaul, the author of the book, ‘Didda: The Warrior Queen of Kashmir’ has claimed that, Kangana Ranaut’s film ‘Manikarnika Returns: The Legend Of Didda’ allegedly violates his copyrights. Kaul had asked the actress to write a foreword for the Hindi version of his book in 2020 but had not...

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Indian Copyright Orders and Judgments 2020- Part III

Star India Pvt. Ltd. vs. moviestrunk.com and Ors., Delhi High Court, MANU/DE/0585/2020 This suit dealt with the issue of copyright infringement by various streaming websites that continue to provide access to illegal content. In this present matter, the Plaintiff, which was in the business of producing and distributing films, filed a copyright infringement suit against multiple defendants, who ran different streaming websites, for illegally streaming the plaintiff’s film ‘Mission Mangal’. The Plaintiff also included as defendants in the suit, those departments of the Government of India, which issue notifications with regard to blocking of the impugned websites. Prior to the release...

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Indian Copyright Orders and Judgments 2020- Part II

Raj Television Network Limited v. Kavithalaya Productions Private Limited and Ors., High Court of Madras, O.A. No. 446 of 2020 in C.S. (Comm. Div.) No. 244 of 202o The 1st defendant, is a producer and first owner of the entire copyright with respect to each one of the said 34 movies and the 1st defendant had assigned and transferred the rights now sought to be protected by the plaintiff by an agreement dated 06.02.2001 for a consideration of INR 65, 00,000/- (Rupees sixty five lakhs) for a period of 99 years. The plaintiff had agreed not to assign any further rights...

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Indian Copyright Orders and Judgments 2020-Part I

Music Broadcast Limited and Ors. v Tips Industries Ltd. and Ors., The Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB), OP (SEC-31D)/3/2020/CR/NZ The issue of the amount of license fee payable by the FM Radio companies to the music companies has been the subject matter of dispute for long time. As a result of this, the court decided ten similar applications by this one order. The Copyright Amendment Act, 2012 introduced Section 31D which provides a statutory license to all broadcasting organizations desirous of communicating to the public by way of a broadcast, provided that such broadcasting organization will pay the owner of such...

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Copyright Statistics 2020 Recap

Copyright Statistics 2020 Recap A total of 21,882 applications for copyright registrations were filed in the year 2020. There was an increase of 729 applications in comparison to the total number of applications for the year 2019, which was 21,153. There was an increase of 3.44% in the total number of copyright applications filed during the year 2020 as compared to 2019. The majority of applications filed in the year 2020 were for literary/dramatic works, followed by artistic works and the least number of applications were filed for musical works. The following table provides detailed data for the month-wise applications for each type...

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Amazon-Future case reaches final stages with SIAC, ED and RBI probe Flipkart and Amazon, Facebook inks Licensing Deal with TIPS Music and more.

E commerce and Licensing

Amazon-Future case reaches final stages with SIAC, ED and RBI probe Flipkart and Amazon, B2B eCommerce Platform UDAAN reaches USD 3.1 billion valuation, USTR finds 2% Tax on Digital Economy Discriminatory, Facebook inks Licensing Deal with TIPS Music, Neil Young sells Music Rights, Apple takes down 39,000 Games from China App Store and Xiami Music App shut down by Alibaba. Amazon-Future case reaches final stages with SIAC The legal battle that ensued between Amazon and Future Group, after Reliance India Limited’s acquisition of 30% stake in Future Retail, has reached its final stages. According to the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), a...

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