October 03, 2017     

India: Copyright Office gets digitized

 

 

 

September 18, 2017                                                                            New Delhi

 

In an attempt to make India digitized and improving transparency, the Copyright Office would be publishing, on its website, applications for registration, particulars of work entered under section 45, correction of every entry made in the Register under section 49 and rectification order under section 50 of the Copyright Act, 1957.

 

The online availability of the aforesaid information in respect of Copyright applications would provide opportunity to the public at large to view such information which was earlier viewable only on inspection of register at the Copyright Office and thereby improve transparency.

 

Through a public notice the Copyright Office stated that every publication shall be treated as a notice to every person who claims or has interest in the subject matter of Copyright or has dispute regarding the said application and the said application would be examined if no objection is received within 30 days.

 

The public notice further stated that, if no work or documents are received after issuance of notice then such application would be treated as abandoned.

 

The Copyright Office would be publishing the list of such applications on first Friday of every month.

 

Said public notice dated August 31, 2017 and September 01, 2017 are available here and here.

 

 

Back To Top

Latest News

India: Copyright Office gets digitized
In an attempt to make India digitized and improving transparency, the Copyright Office would be publishing, on its website, applications for registration, particulars of work entered under section 45, correction of every entry made in the Register under section 49 and rectification order under section 50 of the Copyright Act, 1957.

 

India: Right to Privacy: The Next Step Supreme Court on Data Privacy on Social Media
Since pronouncing the historic judgement on right to privacy, the Supreme Court has taken the next step to protecting citizens’ privacy, i.e. with respect to data privacy. Highlighting the lack of accountability of cross-border entities for storing user data in servers located outside the country, the SC has called major Internet players including Google and Twitter for their opinion on the matter, in the interests of pronouncing suitable guidelines for a much-needed revamp of India’s data protection legislation.

Read More..

 

India: Delhi High Court switches off Misuse of Trade Mark “Syska” by Syska Mobile Semi-Conductors
Recently, in the case titled as “Shree Sant Kripa Intellectual & Anr. Vs. Syska Mobile Semi-Conductors & Ors.” being CS (COMM) No. 559/2016, the Delhi High Court decreed the suit for infringement of the trade mark SYSKA and passing off, and copyright infringement in favour of the Plaintiffs and against the Defendants. The case was proceeded ex-parte against the Defendants, who did not appear in Court despite service.

Read More..

 

India: Calcutta High Court decides when a Design can be stated to be anticipated by prior known designs
Recently, in the case of T.K Shawal Industries Pvt. Ltd. vs. The Controller Of Patents And Designs & Ors., the Calcutta High Court was approached in appeal by T.K Shawal Industries Pvt. Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Appellant’) against the order of the Controller (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Defendants’) dated January 20, 2016.

Read More..

 

Old News

 
  |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |