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Weekly Copyright, Media, and Entertainment Law Updates

This week’s copyright, media, and entertainment law updates are as below:   Karnataka HC Issues Contempt Notice to Congress Leaders in KGF Song Copyright Infringement Matter The Karnataka High Court issued notices to Rahul Gandhi, Jairam Ramesh, and Supriya Shrinate of the Indian National Congress in response to a contempt petition filed by MRT Music alleging that the respondents have not removed videos uploaded to the social media accounts of Congress and Bharat Jodo that infringe upon its copyright in KGF chapter-2's…

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ABS Entertainment, Inc. v. CBS Corporation, et al.

  This article relates to an interesting summary judgment passed by the District Court of California in a suit brought for copyright infringement.  The Plaintiffs, ABS Entertainment Inc., Barnaby Records, Inc., Brunswick Record Corporation, and Malaco Inc. (collectively addressed as “Plaintiffs”) brought a copyright infringement suit against CBS Corporation and CBS Radio Inc. (collectively addressed as “CBS” or “Defendants”) for publicly performing, through radio broadcasts or digital internet streams, the Plaintiffs’ pre-1972 sound recordings. It is necessary to state the…

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