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Durga Puja Pandals To Be Pulled Down Over Copyright Infringement?: To Be Or N...

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Most people have heard the phrase 'Pujor Gondho' (meaning the essence of puja), and every Bengali (like me) can vouch for the fact that it is as real as the fact that the earth revolves around ...

Case Summary: Khadi And Village Industries Commission v/s Raman Gupta

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Facts Of The Case: In the present case of 'Khadi & Village Industries Commission v/s Raman Gupta & ors.', the plaintiff is a registered proprietor of the word and logo mark "khadi" wit...

Geographical Location of Parties Does Not, In Any Manner, Avoid the Chances o...

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That recently an order was passed wherein it was stated that Geographical Location of Parties Does Not, In Any Manner, Avoid the Chances of Confusion between Identical Marks and Names. The summ...

Server Test And Copyright Infringement

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Copyright is the intellectual property rights to reproduce copies of the work in which copyright subsists. The work consists of acts concerning literary, dramatic, music and artistic work, cine...

Protection of IPRs Relating To Computer Based Innovations

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The question considered in Thaler vs. Vidal, No.21-2347 (Fed.Cir.) by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit was about the patentabiity of AI Software (Artificial Intelligence Softwa...

Copyrightability And The Art Of Dance

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This is authentic that the work is believed to be copyrighted at the time it is created but the right to charge for infringement comes only when it is registered. For a dance move to be regi...

Protection of digital content on social media: An IP perspective

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We get to live in a time where, we get to use social media as a tool - Gigi Hadid. In the contemporary world, the most widely used source of information is social media platforms. They provi...

Non Fungible Token: Legal Standing On Copyright And Taxation

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The term NFT stands for "non-fungible token". NFTs is basically digitalised asset which epitomize original works as stated under section 2(y) of the Copyright Act, 1957[1] and hereafter mention...

An Analysis: Trademark v/s Copyright

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The word "intellectual property" denotes a variety of different forms of intellectual works for which the author is granted certain property rights by the law. The legislation that has been est...

Playing Music At Weddings Without License: Fair Use Or Copyright Infringement?

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Recently, a very interesting issue has come up in the Delhi High Court in the case of Phonographic Performance Limited (PPL) vs Lookpart Exhibitions and Events (LEE) in which the question of wh...