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IPpetite – Serving 39

 1. Taylor Swift tries to shake off lyric infringement suit Taylor Swift has moved for a summary judgment to throw out a lawsuit that accuses her of infringing lyrics in her chart-topping single “Shake it Off”. The specific lyrics in… Continue Reading →

IPpetite – Serving 38

1.  Amul Wins Trademark Case in Canada Recently, the Federal Court at Ontario, Canada permanently barred a company, Amul Canada from infringing the trademark and copyright of India’s dairy giant, Amul. On observing that Amul Canada directed public attention to… Continue Reading →

IPpetite – Serving 37

 1. Chris Brown Sued For Copyright Infringement By UK Music Publisher Superstar singer Chris Brown has been sued for copyright infringement over his track Privacy, released in March 2017 and taken from his album Heartbreak on a Full Moon. A… Continue Reading →

IPpetite – Serving 36

 1. The Man who Claims he created Bitcoin Wins Lawsuit Over Whitepaper Copyright Claim Australian scientist Craig Wright, who claims that he wrote the Bitcoin white paper published under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, has won a copyright case against Bitcoin.org…. Continue Reading →

IPpetite – Serving 35

1. EU top court hands win to YouTube in user copyright fight Google’s YouTube and other online platforms are not liable for copyright-infringing works uploaded by users onto their platforms under certain conditions. The case marks the latest development in… Continue Reading →

IPpetite – Serving 34

1. SPN secures dynamic John Doe injunction to protect copyright of india’s upcoming series A John Doe injunction order was secured by Sony Pictures Networks from the Delhi high Court to protect infringement rights of two of its upcoming international… Continue Reading →

IPpetite – Serving 33

1. Delhi HC restrains lubricant firm from using the Goodyear trademark In a recent decision, the Delhi High Court has restrained a person from using the trademark Goodyear, which is associated with and is a registered trademark of the multinational… Continue Reading →

IPpetite – Week 32

1. KSRTC Name Case: After 7-year Long Battle, Kerala Wins Trademark Dispute Against Karnataka After seven years of legal battle, the KSRTC tag, which is recognizable to the residents of both Karnataka and Kerala, will now be used exclusively by… Continue Reading →

From “Sweat of the Brow” to “Nichols Abstraction”: A revisitation of The R.G. Anand precedent with its Mature-Modern Implications

In this article, Shouraseni Chakraborty comprehensively covers various tests used by Indian courts in determining the extent of copyright infringement in movies.

Copyrights And Licensing In Music: Taylor Swift’s Tussle With Her Rights

Anoushka Chauhan analyzes in-depth, the mechanism of copyrights and licensing in music through Taylor Swift’s recent tussle for her rights.

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