How does DMCA takedown work?

Gitanjali SadanLaw

How does DMCA takedown work

If you are a website owner, one of your worst nightmares will be another website copying your content. Content replication can result in copyright violation due to copyright protection available to rightful copyright owners. One such law is the Digital … Read More

M.K.S. Vasan v. P. Subramaniam

The Cyber Blog IndiaCase Summary

Anticipatory bail application in a case involving movie piracy and copyright violation by online platforms

M.K.S. Vasan v. P. Subramaniam In the High Court of Madras Crl. OP. (MD) 18801/2014 Before Justice M. Nirmal Kumar Decided on November 27, 2018 Relevancy of the case: Anticipatory bail application in a case involving movie piracy and copyright … Read More

Copyright over Music in Short Videos

Pragya AgrawalLaw

Copyright over Music in Short Videos

I am sure you have already seen a few Instagram reels today. With the introduction of short videos on practically every platform, people no longer associate them with just TikToks. They are getting more popular and common. These short videos … Read More

What is the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)?

Pragya AgrawalLaw

What is the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)

Have you ever wondered what happens when someone verbatim copies our articles and re-publishes them on their website without our permission? Well, it is a copyright violation. Copyright is an intellectual property right that grants the owner an exclusive right … Read More

L’Oreal v. Brandworld

Samiksha UniyalCase Summary

Liability of an intermediary under Section 79 in trademark infringement

L’Oreal v. Brandworld (2018) 254 DLT 433 In the High Court of Delhi CS (COMM) 980/2016 Before Justice Pratibha M Singh Decided on November 12, 2018 Relevancy of the case: Liability of an intermediary under Section 79 in trademark infringement … Read More

B.N. Firos v. State of Kerala & Ors.

The Cyber Blog IndiaCase Summary

Copyright ownership of a software developed for the government in the context of Section 70 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 and Section 17 of the Copyright Act, 1957

B.N. Firos v. State of Kerala & Ors. (2018) 9 SCC 220 In the Supreme Court of India Civil Appeal 79/2008 Before Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar Decided on March 27, 2018 Relevancy of the case: Copyright … Read More