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Film producer has exclusive copyright on works of lyricist or musician: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that once the author of a lyric or a musical work parts with a portion of his copyright by authorizing a film producer to make a cinematograph film in respect of his work and … Continue reading

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Agent must disclose agency while granting copyright license: BHC

In an important ruling, the Bombay High court held that an authorized agent issuing license on behalf of a copyright owner must disclose the factum of agency so that the licensee knows that it has a valid license from the … Continue reading

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Film producers have rights to display their work (including lyrics/music work of others) in public: DHC

Highlighting the differences between the rights of the film producers and lyrics/music creators respectively on their work product, Delhi High Court ruled that once the author of a lyric or a musical work parts with a portion of his copyright … Continue reading

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CCI imposes penalty on film distribution and exhibition associations

Ruling that the acts and conducts of the seven (7) associations associated with the business of film distribution and exhibition in the territories under their control in India have caused restrictions on free and fair competition in the market, the … Continue reading

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