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YouTube makes it easier for creators to address copyright claim disputes with Assisted Trim feature
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YouTube makes it easier for creators to address copyright claim disputes with Assisted Trim feature

YouTube will also have a 'Copyright Stike Info' module, which will give you information about your channel's copyright strikes directly on your Studio Dashboard

Google wins legal battle in Germany over copyright fee demands of publishers
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Google wins legal battle in Germany over copyright fee demands of publishers

The EU toughened its copyright rules in April, forcing Google to pay publishers for news snippets.

What Tips-Wynk legal row, invoking Section 31D of Indian Copyright Act, means for music fans
Entertainment

What Tips-Wynk legal row, invoking Section 31D of Indian Copyright Act, means for music fans

Tips, which owns the rights to many popular 1990s Hindi film soundtracks such as Khalnayak, Raja Hindustani and Taal, had sued Wynk for infringing its copyright, by continuing to stream its music in the absence of an agreement. If that sounds vaguely familiar, it’s because it’s the same reason Warner/Chappell took Spotify to court.

YouTube turns 14: A look at the many instances when YouTube got things wrong
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YouTube turns 14: A look at the many instances when YouTube got things wrong

The past 14 years haven't exactly been easy for YouTube. Here's a peek at what that was like.

India should take lessons from US' MMA; concepts like central database could bring transparency in exchange of music copyrights
India

India should take lessons from US' MMA; concepts like central database could bring transparency in exchange of music copyrights

The existing music copyright system in India is plagued by a sordid lack of transparency in licensing negotiations, enabling copyright societies to extract maximum revenue from buyers whilst withholding fair remuneration from creators

US judge blocks programs that allow players to cheat at Grand Theft Auto
Gaming

US judge blocks programs that allow players to cheat at Grand Theft Auto

David Zipperer has been stopped from selling programs help players cheat at Grand Theft Auto.

EU's top court supports protection of copyrighted works in landmark case
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EU's top court supports protection of copyrighted works in landmark case

Judges said posting a work online was different from hyperlinks which lead users to another website.

Elon Musk resolves farting unicorn copyright issue with US potter Tom Edwards
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Elon Musk resolves farting unicorn copyright issue with US potter Tom Edwards

The story began last year after Musk tweeted a picture of potter Tom Edwards' colourful unicorn mug.

Controversial copyright law threatening internet freedom rejected in EU vote
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Controversial copyright law threatening internet freedom rejected in EU vote

The law was aimed at making Google, Facebook and other tech giants share revenues with publishers.

EU signs agreement with Amazon, eBay for combating sale of dangerous products
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EU signs agreement with Amazon, eBay for combating sale of dangerous products

The companies agreed to train sellers to comply with EU safety law and utilize EU's Rapid Alert System.

Innovate in India: The country cannot afford to wait any longer for a robust intellectual property rights regime
Business

Innovate in India: The country cannot afford to wait any longer for a robust intellectual property rights regime

India’s patent productivity is quite low compared to that of Japan, US, South Korea, and China. Patents being filed in India are 17 to a million people.

Facebook removed nearly 3 million posts following complaints of copyright and trademark infringement in 2017
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Facebook removed nearly 3 million posts following complaints of copyright and trademark infringement in 2017

The worldwide data on intellectual property-related takedowns is a new disclosure for Facebook as part of its biannual “Transparency Report".

Baadshaho controversy throws spotlight on trend of increasing court battles over copyrights
Entertainment

Baadshaho controversy throws spotlight on trend of increasing court battles over copyrights

The cases involving 'Baadshaho' and 'Ranjana Ami Ashbo’, highlight that filing of copyright infringement suits involving movie titles and songs has become a common trend.

Fashion in IPR mode: Rohit Bal, Anju Modi, Anita Dongre copyright designs as plagiarism spreads
Business

Fashion in IPR mode: Rohit Bal, Anju Modi, Anita Dongre copyright designs as plagiarism spreads

Designer clothes are often improvisations of existing styles of clothes. Therefore, another issue which arises is whether every design is ‘original’ enough to merit protection?

Granting trademark over buildings like Mumbai's Taj Mahal Palace violates citizen's right to cultural heritage
Mumbai

Granting trademark over buildings like Mumbai's Taj Mahal Palace violates citizen's right to cultural heritage

Trademarks 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

Pirate Bay breaking copyright laws, says top EU court
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Pirate Bay breaking copyright laws, says top EU court

Making available and managing an online platform for sharing copyright-protected works, such as 'The Pirate Bay,' may constitute an infringement of copyright.

Zootopia copyright battle continues; writer that is suing Disney details plot similarities
Entertainment

Zootopia copyright battle continues; writer that is suing Disney details plot similarities

Plot similarities have now been detailed by the writer that is suing Disney over animated mega hit Zootopia. A hearing has currently been set for June 26

Arnab Goswami vs Times Now: Nation wants to know whether you can own catchphrases? You can't
India

Arnab Goswami vs Times Now: Nation wants to know whether you can own catchphrases? You can't

Arnab Goswami has recently been threatened with legal action by Times Now over the use of the phrase, '"nation wants to know". Times Now, where Goswami worked in the capacity of the editor-in-chief, has asked the journalist not to use the phrase on his upcoming news channel Republic TV, which is expected to be launched shortly.

Right to Repair: When you privately repair your iPhone, you lose warranty and infringe on copyright
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Right to Repair: When you privately repair your iPhone, you lose warranty and infringe on copyright

Any customer who attempts to repair an Apple product on his own or through a third party, stands to lose his warranty, and depending on the repair, may be infringing Apple’s copyrights.

US Supreme Court to hear arguments in Apple vs Samsung patent and copyright dispute
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US Supreme Court to hear arguments in Apple vs Samsung patent and copyright dispute

After five years of litigation, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on Tuesday in the bitter patent dispute between the world's two top smartphone manufacturers over the amount Samsung should pay Apple for copying the iPhone's distinctive look.