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Copyright infringement or inspiration -- it's still a war

MUMBAI: Whenever a good movie crosses over into India, the first thought that pops up in one's mind is -- Whether it is copied or is it inspired? The war between infringement and inspiration is not only reaching the courts of law but spicing up discussions too. Well, copying in a unique way is...

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Copyright challenges with globalisation of the Indian film industry

NEW DELHI: Media lawyers Jamshed Mistry and Suneera Madhok have said categorically that copyright belongs to the filmmaker by right, simply because he or she has created a piece of art – film - and the right was inviolate.

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Amended Copyright Act comes into effect

NEW DELHI: The Copyright (Amendment) Act 2012 passed by Parliament has come into effect declaring authors as owners of the copyright, which cannot be assigned to the producers as was the practice till now.
Passing the Copyright Amendment Bill will resolve many issues

MUMBAI: How does one react on the issue of copyright when a person appeals to a Court to remove a dialogue of the Salman Khan starrer ‘Veer’ because this person had uttered it some years earlier?

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FICCI wants hike in FDI cap for M&E sector

NEW DELHI: The Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) limit for News and Current Affairs television channels should be raised to at least 49 per cent in accordance with the recommendations of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India in 2008.

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