Friday, April 10, 2020

Playing songs during marriage function, religious ceremonies not Copyright violation; No license required Murali Krishnan September 1 2019 FacebookTwitterWhatsAppShare348 Utilisation of any sound recording during the course of a religious ceremony including marriage procession and any other social festivities associated with marriage does not amount to copyright violation, the Central government has clarified. Hence, no license is required to be obtained […]

Bangalore Court restrains Curefit from launching, allied services in suit by Book Your Gym Meera Emmanuel August 24 2019 Fitness service provider, Book Your Gym (BYG) has obtained an ex-parte interim injunction from a Bangalore Court restraining new entrant Curefit (and its subsidiary Cultfit) from launching services akin to those offered by BYG. The Principal City Civil and Sessions Court passed an interim order to […]

The Delhi High Court, over the course of a dozen interim orders between July 27 and August 12, 2019, has issued website blocking injunctions for ISPs to block dozens of websites and their mirror/redirect versions, including popular pirate websites Tamilrockers and eztv. The orders are available here. The ex-parte orders, passed in suits instituted by Warner […]

“ The comparative advertising campaign should thus be ‘comparison positive’. Advertisements often contain valuable information for the consumers and can promote healthy competition in the market. If this is the message conveyed, Courts would be resilient and allow the negative derivatives of comparison. This is because the final outcome is positive. However, if it can […]

“While the [Claimant’s] advertisement’s emphasis is on the manufacturing process of the tyre and its radial design,” says Mr Justice Manmohan, “the Defendant’s advertisement seeks to display the durability of the tyre by showing that it rides well on all terrains.” The Court finds that similarities in certain visual depictions are ruled not to interfere […]

2019  (77) PTC  277 (HIGH COURT OF MADRAS)  :  (2018) 3 MIPR 295 MADRAS HIGH COURT SINGLE BENCH V.S.G. LUNGI COMPANY — Appellant  Vs.  JAYAM TEXTILES — Respondent ( Before : M. Sundar, J. ) Civil Suit No. 235 of 2013 Decided on : 05-09-2018 Civil Procedure Code, 1908 (CPC) – Section 35A Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of […]

IN THE HIGH COURT OF DELHI AT NEW DELHI %                                                                                                   Date of decision: 28th May, 2019 CS(COMM) 3/2018, IA No.90/2018 (u/O XXXIX R-1&2 CPC) & IA No.92/2018 (u/s 80(2) CPC) RAJ REWAL ….. PLAINTIFF Through:       Mr.  C.M.  Lall,  Sr.  Adv.  with  Mr. Vedanta Varma,  Ms.  Nancy  Roy, Mr. Rupin Bahl & Mr. Akhil Kumar Gola, […]

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