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Sep 01, 2017
Fashion in IPR mode: Rohit Bal, Anju Modi, Anita Dongre copyright designs as plagiarism spreadsDesigner clothes are often improvisations of existing styles of clothes. Therefore, another issue which arises is whether every design is ‘original’ enough to merit protection?
Aug 27, 2017
India lacks landmark judgments on design piracy, only identical imitations attract copyright infringementIn the absence of a landmark judgment in India on the issue of design piracy involving designer clothes, it is best to assume that only obvious/identical imitations or imitations with minor differences (such as colour) would be considered design piracy.
Aug 21, 2017
Google creates an algorithm to erase watermarks from photos, could increase copyright violationsVisible watermarks, the most common mechanism for protecting the copyright of photographs, are logos or patterns that are overlaid on digital images.
Jun 21, 2017
Granting trademark over buildings like Mumbai's Taj Mahal Palace violates citizen's right to cultural heritageTrademarks over buildings such as Mumbai's iconic Taj Mahal Palace Hotel should not be granted by the Indian Trademark Office as it would unfairly restrict the right of the public to their cultural heritage
Feb 06, 2017
UIDAI shuts down fraudulent websites and applications for Aadhaar servicesUnique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has taken strict action against fraudulent Aadhaar websites and applications.
Jul 07, 2016
'Udta Punjab', 'Great Grand Masti' online leaks not from our side, says CBFC CEOEarlier this week 'Great Grand Masti' was leaked online much prior to its release.
Jun 17, 2016
Music Copyright Case won by Vimeo in USVideo-sharing website Vimeo LLC cannot be held liable for copyright infringement for unknowingly hosting older music uploaded by its users, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Thursday, dealing a blow to record labels seeking broader protections.
Jul 27, 2015
Twitter is pulling down stolen jokes on copyright groundsTwitter has realised the need to protect copyright for tweets and has begun taking corrective measures to ensure that tweets aren't blatantly copied. Through a support page, Twitter is enabling users to report copyright infringement in tweets.
Jul 23, 2013
Finnish Parliament to consider crowdsourced copyright law revisionsFinland is all set to be the first country in the world where the Parliament will be mulling over and voting on a crowdsourced copyright law which aims to be
May 20, 2013
Hollywood studios ask Google to take down links to The Pirate Bay documentaryHow can we talk about free video and not have Hollywood be a part of it? In an effort to take down as many pirated movies as possible, it has emerged that the