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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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Cipla restrained to make generic COPD drug: DHC

The Delhi High Court restrained domestic pharma company Cipla from producing and marketing a generic version of Novartis drug ‘Onbrez’ used for treating Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Novartis sued Cipla for infringement of its Indian patents for drug ‘Onbrez’ containing Indacaterol … 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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Insurance Co. cant be discharged of liability if driver possessed fake license: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently held that in case of a motor vehicle accident, the insurance company cannot automatically be discharged of its liability if the driver possessed a fake license. The Court said “In a claim for compensation, … Continue reading

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Insurance Cos still liable in cases of non-endorsement of commercial vehicle in driving license: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that an insurance company cannot disown its liability on the ground that the driver of the vehicle (although duly licensed to drive light motor vehicle) did not endorse in the license to drive light … Continue reading

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India Copyright Rules 2013

The Copyright Rules, 2013 provide new rules for statutory licence for cover versions and broadcasting of literary and musical works and sound recording; compulsory licences for works withheld from public, unpublished and published works, for benefit of disabled; registration of … Continue reading

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