Tag: copyright law

Masakali 2.0 And Many More…: Copyright Infringement In Indian Film Industry Continues

The current trend of recreating songs and movies in Indian film industry has brought up a flood of incidents of copyright infringements in India. The most recent incident being the release of Masakali 2.0, song which has been recreated and composed by Tanishq Bagchi without the consent of its original owners. Its original version, Masakali … Continue reading Masakali 2.0 And Many More…: Copyright Infringement In Indian Film Industry Continues

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Protection of Celebrity Rights/ Personality Rights in India

The Delhi High Court recently passed an order of injunction against Zee Media from using the TV personality Rajat Sharma’s name in any of its advertisements, whether electronic or print. The Court also asked Zee to remove all hoardings bearing Sharma’s name. Thus, by passing such an order, the Court upheld celebrity rights in the … Continue reading Protection of Celebrity Rights/ Personality Rights in India

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Monkey Selfie-Legal Aspects

Background David J. Slater is a British wild life photographer from Gloucestershire who ventured to an Indonesian jungle in 2011 to take photos of extremely rare crested black macaque monkeys. As he narrated the story to the telegraph, he told “They were quite mischievous, jumping all over my equipment and it looked like they were … Continue reading Monkey Selfie-Legal Aspects

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