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Copyright owner in sound recordings can file suit for copyright infringement: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently clarified that an owner of the copyright work in the sound recordings can file suit alleging copyright infringement and claim damages even though the owner is not a copyright society. After going through the relevant … Continue reading

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Design of article prepared for industrial production of an article, is a design: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently clarified that where a design of an article is prepared for the industrial production of an article, it is a design and registrable under Designs Act and the copyright in such design shall cease if … Continue reading

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Govt. can institute inquiry against copyright society on complaint of Registrar or member of copyright society: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently held that Central Government can only institute an inquiry against a copyright society only on the complaint of the Registrar of Copyrights or a member of the copyright society. The Court said, “It is apparent … Continue reading

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Parties should stick to the agreement: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently ruled that a party cannot be permitted to go back on an assignment agreement signed by it, that included an arbitration clause, vis-à-vis assigning rights in his literary works alleging that the terms of such … Continue reading

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MoU between India and Sweden on IPRs: Govt.

Indian Government has given its approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Sweden on cooperation in the field of Intellectual Property (IPRs). The MoU establishes a wide ranging and flexible mechanism through which both countries can exchange … Continue reading

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Permitted user can’t bring suit for the trademark infringement: DHC

Pronouncing that it lacks any territorial jurisdiction, the Delhi High Court held that the permitted user of a registered trademark cannot bring a suit for the trademark infringement under Section 134(2) of the Trademarks Act, 1999. A Division Bench of … Continue reading

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Export of patented invention permitted u/S 107A Patent Act: DHC

The Delhi High Court held that the language of Section 107A of the Patents Act, 1970 permits export from India of a patented invention solely for uses reasonably related to the development and submission of information required under any law … Continue reading

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