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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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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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No infringement of Rediff.com copyright for an analogue Dial image: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently held that there is no infringement of Rediff.com copyright in their literary and artistic work for an analogue image of a Dial representing strength/weakness of a stock or mutual fund. Rediff.com alleged that defendant infringed … 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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