Subtitle – Another Movie?

This order by the Hon’ble Bombay High Court, delivered on 28th September, 2019 pertaining to subtitles in movies, is one such droplet that will…


There’s no such thing as a free lunch (or is there?)

Copyright is a unique animal among the various types of intellectual property. Usually, copyright vests in a work as soon as it is created, and…


The rewards of the commons – the Creative Commons licenses

The word “copyright” is a legal term which has become entrenched in everyday conversation because of its ubiquity and widespread use. Copyleft, on…


The battle of the ‘JABARDASTH’ vs ‘BAND BAJA BAARAAT’

On July 8, 2019 The Delhi High Court decided that a copyright infringement occurs when there is no ‘Originality’ under Section 13(3)(a) and Section…


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No Moral Rights over Destruction of a Work: Delhi High Court

In the world of construction, an architect holds a remarkable position. An architect quite often turns to be the ultimate decision maker on any…


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The Case of Dynamic Injunction

In a recent judgement, the Delhi High Court set a precedent by issuing India’s first-ever ‘dynamic injunction’ against websites who were deemed to be…


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A Guide to registration of Copyrights- Cinematograph Films

Visual recording means “means the recording in any medium, by any method including the storing of it by any electronic means, of moving images or of…