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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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Supreme Court of India issues directions against eve-teasing

Finding the provisions of Protection of Woman against Sexual Harassment at Workplace Bill, 2010 (still pending with the Parliament) not sufficient to curb eve-teasing, the Supreme Court of India issued the following directions: – (1) All the State Governments and … Continue reading

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Copyright Board has no power to pass interim order for complaint under Sec 31 Copyright Act: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that Copyright Board cannot pass an interim order in the pending complaint under Section 31 of the Copyright Act, 1957. Section 31 deals with the Compulsory Licence in works withheld from public by the … Continue reading

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US increases H1B & L1 fees, effects Indian IT Companies

The Emergency Border Security Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2010 of the USA, substantially increases the fees for H1B and L1 categories of visas for applicants that employ more than 50 employees in the United States or have more than 50 per … 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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