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Weekly Copyright Media & Entertainment Law Updates

Weekly Copyright, Media and Entertainment Law Updates

This week's copyright, media and entertainment law updates are as below:   Songwriters signed away their right to sue for "Shake It Off" Taylor Swift provided sworn testimony in one of the several copyright infringement litigations she has been involved in over "Shake It Off" in August. The Artist’s lawyers now claim that the plaintiffs waived their right to sue when they signed publication contracts years ago. Taylor Swift stated, among other things, that she "had never heard the song Playas Gon'…

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Weekly News Update: Copyright and Entertainment Law

This is a weekly post on copyright and entertainment law updates. Shamshera’s OTT release impeded buy Delhi HC Ranbir Kapoor’s recent film Shamsher, which was theatrically released in July 2022, has received an unfavourable order from the Delhi High Court, whereby the producer, Yash Raj Films, has been instructed to deposit an amount of Rs. 1 Crore with the High Court prior to releasing the film on OTT platforms. The present suit was instituted by an individual, Bikramjeet Singh Bhullar, who…

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