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16 September 2016

Advocate Swathi Sukumar acting for Shamnad Basheer and other legal and social academics, won for a Delhi University photocopying shop in the Delhi high court, which dismissed the copyright suit of three international publishers against it, reported various media.

22 March 2014

Delhi high court Justice GS Sistani yesterday banned pubs and restaurants in Delhi and other cities from 'exhibiting' Star India TV coverage of the T20 cricket world cup without the broadcaster's licence, in an interim ex parte stay order in a copyright claim brought by Star and others. [PTI]

29 August 2013

Scanning Google’s fair use: Final arguments this week of Google's eight-year-long battle with US authors’ guild, which alleged copyright infringement by the search engine in scanning 20 million library books and and making them available online [Gigaom]

New IPAB chairman: Former Madras High Court justice KN Basha yesterday assumed charge as Chairman of the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) in Chennai [BS]

Overweight convict disallowed lipo: The Bombay high court has refused to allow a 2005 Aurangabad sex scandal case convict, who is 27 years old and weighs 145 kg, to undergo weight loss surgery [DNA]

29 August 2012

SCCEastern Book Company (EBC), which publishes Indian case reports in its Supreme Court Cases (SCC) offering, won a temporary ex parte injunction in a Lucknow district court last week, restraining New York-based multinational Thomson Reuters from selling and distributing its allegedly infringing India-focused legal research products Westlaw and Indlaw. Thomson Reuters denied any infringement.

22 November 2011

Rocking out to copyright laws NLSIU Bangalore’s annual music festival Strawberry Fields, which is set to take place this weekend (25 to 27 November), will for the first time feature, besides a raft of bands, two panel discussions on “musicianship and promotion” covering copyright, ownership and licensing regimes and on the intricacies of starting up a band and getting your first record deal.

09 February 2011

image IP firm Lall, Lahiri and Salhotra partners Anuradha Salhotra and Rahul Chaudhry critique the proposed amendments to the Copyrights Act shortly before the upcoming parliamentary sessions.

07 July 2010

four-lions-indiaEconomic Laws Practice (ELP) and Naik Paranjpe & Co have respectively represented Bollywood film studios PVR Pictures and Reliance Big Entertainment in filing a writ petition to challenge the imposition of service tax on copyright transfers, which was introduced by the Finance Act 2010 on 1 July 2010.