Copyright Act 1957

4th Jul, 2018

First Owner of a Copyright is entitled to exploit work for a full term as prescribed by the Copyright Act and his right is not restricted to a period lesser than the one prescribed

The Producer of a work is entitled to exploit the work for the entire term prescribed under Section 26 of the Copyright Act 1957 and is not restricted for a particular period by an agreement […]
13th Apr, 2018

Plaint cannot be returned under Order VII Rule 10 if Defendant waives pleas objecting to the Territorial Jurisdiction

In a recent judgment, the Delhi High Court, held that a party can institute the suit only at the place of its registered office and not at its branch office, if no cause of action […]
14th Dec, 2016

Copyright Act includes all copying done for academic use if“justified by the demands of the course” #indianlaws

The Delhi High Court Division Bench in a landmark judgment has held that photocopying of copyrighted material for use “in the course of instruction” that is allowed under Section 52(1)(i) of the Copyright Act would […]
31st Oct, 2015

No copyright subsist in a title of work #indianlaws

A title of a work has been considered to be not fit to be the subject of copyright law. A title by itself is in the nature of a name of a work and is […]
2nd May, 2013

Gulabari vs. Gulavari: Delhi High Court decides in favour of Dabur India Limited

GULAVARI was bound to cause confusion in the mind of the consumers about the source of the rose water on account of its deceptive similarity to Dabur’s registered trade mark GULABARI