India’s Stance on Software Royalties

Keerthi KasturiLaw

India's Stance on Software Royalties

A royalty is a sum of money legally required to be paid to a person or business in exchange for the continued use of their assets, such as franchises, natural resources, and works protected by copyright. Musicians get paid royalties … Read More

Google India Pvt. Ltd. v. CIT

The Cyber Blog IndiaCase Summary

Whether payments made for acquiring marketing and distribution rights for a computer programme to a foreign company constitute royalties under the Income Tax Act, 1961?

Google India Pvt. Ltd. v. CIT In the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal IT(IT)A 1190/Bang/2014 Before Mr Sunil Kumar Yadav, Judicial Member, and Mr Inturi Rama Rao, Accountant Member Decided on May 11, 2018 Relevancy of the Case: Whether payments made … 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

Cyber Squatting: What are we missing?

The Cyber Blog IndiaLaw

Cyber Squatting: What are we missing?

Yahooindia.com, Googl.com, Amazn.com, Flipcart.com, and so on. All these websites look familiar, but does something seem off? This is precisely what cyber squatting is. We usually notice peddlers in road-side markets for selling rip-offs or first copies of well-known merchandise brands with slightly … Read More

AI Devices & Legal Issues

Priyansh JainLaw

AI Devices & Legal Issues

With the rapid advancements in technology, new problems and issues are arising that our IT Act and subsequent rules are unable to handle. One of such issues is AI-based devices. There are many computing devices and software which we have … Read More