OFFENCE UNDER SECTION 63 OF COPYRIGHT ACT

Nature of Offence under Section 63 of Copyright Act- Cognizable and Non-Bailable?

The Copyright Act, 1957 defines penalties and provisions related to copyright infringement in India which are primarily outlined in various sections of the Act. Some of the key provisions that cover penalties and infringement under copyright law in India, include: Section 51: This section deals with copyright infringement and specifies what constitutes infringement, including actions…

Emerging Challenges & Reforms in Copyright Societies for Cinematographic Films: A Comprehensive Analysis

Special focus on Cinefil Producers Performance Limited INTRODUCTION Copyright protection plays a crucial role in preserving the creative works of individuals and fostering an environment that supports the growth of the creative industry. When it comes to cinematographic films, which combine various artistic elements to create captivating audio-visual experiences, a robust copyright framework is essential.…

Government Notifies Amendments to Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules

On 6 April, 2023, the Government of India introduced new amendments to the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (hereinafter referred to as “Rules, 2021”) in the form of Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2023 (hereinafter referred to as the “Rules, 2023”) for apparently regulating…

New Guidelines by Consumer Protection Authority on Levy of Service Charge

Introduction The Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) on 4th July 2022 has issued ‘Guidelines to prevent unfair trade practices and protection of consumer interest with regard to levy of service charge in hotels and restaurants’[i] against hotels and restaurants charging ‘service charge’ from consumers despite the 2017 guidelines issued by the Department of Consumer Affairs…

HOW TO REGISTER AN MSME IN INDIA?

In a developing country like India, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) industries are the foundation of the economy. When these industries develop, the economy of the country grows and thrives. These industries are also comprehended as small-scale industries or SSI’s. It is inconsequential whether the Company is in the manufacturing range or the service…