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Latest Copyright Cases in 2022 – Part 2

This running post provides a summary of the latest Copyright cases decided by courts in India in 2022: The Polo/Lauren Company L.P. Vs. Sandeep Arora & Anr. The Petitioner sought removal of Respondent No. 1’s registered copyright, namely, ‘SPORTS POLO’ by way of a rectification petition under Section 50 of the Copyright Act, 1957. The Petitioner contended that it was the registered proprietor and user of the mark ‘POLO SPORT’ since 1967 with a device mark of a ‘horse with a person…

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