Can you Play Copyrighted Music in Restaurants?

When we visit a restaurant or cafe, listening to music adds to the overall ambiance and experience. However, have you ever wondered whether the owners of restaurants require permission to play those songs at their premises? The answer is yes. This is because most songs are subject to Copyright Protection. Playing a song at a […]

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Can Tattoos be Copyrighted?

Although the law of copyright is a well-established field, there are a handful of innovative and new sub-categories that come up for consideration now and then before the legislature and judiciary. Due to an ever-changing, quickly developing society, new areas grow and become predominant enough to create unanticipated issues, which the law catches up with […]

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Who owns the IP Rights in AI-Created Works?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly driving crucial developments in technology and businesses. It is being employed across a wide range of industries with an impact on almost every aspect of the creation. The availability of large amounts of training data and the advances in affordable high computing power is fueling AI’s growth. Today, the tasks […]

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Brand Protection Strategy and Intellectual Property

Technology and science are ever-evolving in times of digitization and globalization. For keeping in pace with the demands of the consumers as well as stakeholders of a business, the law comes in handy. This article will project some light on the intermingling role of Intellectual Property (IP) in the domain of brand protection in the […]

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SAIP is All Set to Block 231 Websites that Violate Rules and Regulations

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) is the official government body in Saudi Arabia responsible for the organization, protection, and promotion of Intellectual Property (IP) in the Kingdom. Under its competencies, the SAIP has quite recently organized an online inspection campaign on platforms and websites, including sites broadcast from outside the Kingdom that violate […]

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Intellectual Property (IP) Enforcement in the Online World

In the present digital era, the internet has undoubtedly created a plethora of opportunities for business firms, organizations, and companies, as a result of which, they are efficiently able to communicate their brand messages and reach out to their potential customers. However, if we keep the positive aspects of the internet aside, which include its […]

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Biopic on APJ Abdul Kalam Entered Copyright Dispute

With the recent release of the first look of APJ Abdul Kalam’s biopic, helmed by Jagadeesh Daneti in association with Hollywood stunt choreographer Johnny Martin, the biopic on the late president’s life run into a Copyright storm. The issue broke out this week when the first look for Jagadeesh Daneti’s biographical film on Dr. Kalam […]

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What Photographers Need to Know about Copyright Protection in India?

Modern technology has turned taking photos, editing them, and then sharing them easier than ever. However, this wonderful thing often works as a double-edged sword for photographers and their subjects. There are several misconceptions about the Intellectual Property (IP) law emphasizing who owns photos, what sorts of photos are fine to take, and what one […]

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Chhapaak Director Meghna Responds to Copyright Claims by Writer Rakesh Bharti

Director of the movie Chhapaak Meghna Gulzar has recently filed an affidavit against writer Rakesh Bharti in response to copyright violation charges. In her response filed before Bombay High Court (HC), she said that copyright couldn’t be claimed on true events and sought dismissal of the lawsuit seeking a stay on Chhapaak’s release scheduled to […]

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How to Defend Against Copyright Infringement Claims by Copyright Trolls?

Under Copyright Law, all those who participate in displaying or distributing the unauthorized copy of a copyrighted work is liable to infringement. With this rule, and the ease to copy things online, and increasingly, the ease of finding such copies, the vulnerabilities to get hit by copyright trolls have increased manifold. Copyright Troll It is […]

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