The Ministry of Human Resource and Development on Monday notified the Copyright Rules 2013 through the Press Information Bureau of India. The press release says that the Copyright office website provides the newly notified rules. However, the Copyright office website still carries the draft rules that was opened for comments. […]
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The Copyright Amendment Bill, 2012 that was passed unanimously by both Houses of the Parliament has been published in the official gazette. With this, the law relating to copyright in India will undergo a sea change. The entertainment industry in India will experience the most of it, with the television […]Read more ›
The Copyright Amendment Bill 2012,recently passed by both houses of Parliament received the President’s assent on 7th June, 2012, and has been published as corresponding Act in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section-1, dated the 8th June, 2012. The Press Information Bureau of the Government of India reported on […]Read more ›
As we have previously reported, both the Houses of the Parliament passed the Copyright Amendment Bill 2012 in quick succession with overwhelming support from the opposition. The Bill is now awaiting the President’s assent and a gazette notification to become a law. The Bill has undergone many changes based on […]Read more ›
Following Rajya Sabha’s nod to the Copyright Amendment Bill on 17th May, the Lok Sabha on Tuesday unanimously voted the Bill into a Law with an overwhelming response from the opposition. The HRD Minister Sri Kapil Sibbal said that the amended law will entitle the authors their due share of […]Read more ›
The long awaited Copyright Amendment Bill attained approval from the Rajya sabha yesterday. The Bill addresses certain key issues concerning copyrights related to the digital world and the Internet. The Bill expands the scope of rights provided to music composers, lyricists and other creative artists. The bill further addresses broad […]Read more ›
Super Cassettes Industries v. Music Broadcasting Pvt. Ltd. Putting an end to a much debated copyright issue of recent time, the Apex Court, on 3rd May, held that the Copyright Board does not have powers to issue interim orders while deciding a complaint filed for Compulsory license under Section 31 […]Read more ›