Censorship and Media

– By Apoorva Mishra Censorship the control of the information and ideas circulated within a society — has been a hallmark of dictatorships throughout history. In the 20th Century, censorship was achieved through the examination of books, plays, films, television and radio programs, news reports, and other forms of communication for the purpose of altering 

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An Article on Content Regulation

– By Apoorva Mishra In India, media as a whole is regulated through a gamut of statutes and codes. Being one of the largest industries, its regulation is regarded significant in the interest of public and nation as a whole. The real value of such a regulation is to handle the relationship between any segment 

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A View on Freedom of Information

– By Apoorva Mishra Everyone has a right to seek, impart and receive information under the right of freedom of expression. This right to Freedom of Information is the key to achieving many other rights, securing democracy and enabling development. It is also intended to promote a culture of openness among public authorities and to 

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Authors Guild Inc. v. Google

– By Apoorva Mishra In 2004, Google announced two programs: “Partner Program,” involved the “hosting” and display of material provided by book publishers or other rights holders and second “Library Project,” involved the digital scanning of books in the collections of the number of university libraries. The Partner Program and the Library Project together comprise 

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Star India Private Limited v. Leo Burnett

– By Apoorva Mishra The plaintiffs entered into an Agreement dated 9th April, 2000 with Balaji Telefilms Pvt. Ltd., in order to create, compose and produce 262 episodes of a television serial entitled “KYUNKI SAAS BHI KABHI BAHU THI”.  Since then Balaji has produced episodes of the serial and their services were engaged by way 

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Compulsory Licensing of Patents

– By Apoorva Mishra Compulsory licensing is an involuntary licensing where the licensor is unwilling to grant the license to the willing licensee, but this entire agreement of compulsory licensing is enforced by the state, by which the licensor has to transfer the rightful authorization of the patent to the licensee, against all his wishes. 

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Compulsory Licensing of Patents

– By Apoorva Mishra Compulsory licensing is an involuntary licensing where the licensor is unwilling to grant the license to the willing licensee, but this entire agreement of compulsory licensing is enforced by the state, by which the licensor has to transfer the rightful authorization of the patent to the licensee, against all his wishes. 

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Censorship and Media

– By Apoorva Mishra Censorship the control of the information and ideas circulated within a society — has been a hallmark of dictatorships throughout history. In the 20th Century, censorship was achieved through the examination of books, plays, films, television and radio programs, news reports, and other forms of communication for the purpose of altering 

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Media Content Regulation

– By Apoorva Mishra In India, media as a whole is regulated through a gamut of statutes and codes. Being one of the largest industries, its regulation is regarded significant in the interest of public and nation as a whole. The real value of such a regulation is to handle the relationship between any segment 

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An Article on Freedom of Information

– By Apoorva Mishra Everyone has a right to seek, impart and receive information under the right of freedom of expression. This right to Freedom of Information is the key to achieving many other rights, securing democracy and enabling development. It is also intended to promote a culture of openness among public authorities and to 

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Authors Guild Inc. v. Google

– By Apoorva Mishra In 2004, Google announced two programs: “Partner Program,” involved the “hosting” and display of material provided by book publishers or other rights holders and second “Library Project,” involved the digital scanning of books in the collections of the number of university libraries. The Partner Program and the Library Project together comprise 

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Law Firm Certified Certificate Courses: White Collar Crimes, Transportation Laws, CPC, Contract Drafting, Drone Law and More: Apply by June 12

 *June Offer* Enhelion is delighted to announce the launch of nine new courses on: 1. Certificate in White Collar Crimes and Financial Frauds 2. Certificate in Transportation Laws 3. Certificate on Civil Procedure Code 4. Certificate on Corporate Governance 5. Certificate in Legal Due Diligence 6. Certificate in Blockchain and the Law 7. Certificate in Intellectual Property Contracts 8. Certificate in Technology Contracts 

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Apple v. Samsung- A Case on Design Patents

On August 24, 2012, a jury on the Apple v. Samsung case returned a verdict in the long, legal battle over several Apple patents relating to Apple’s iPhone and iPad. The jury submitted a verdict awarding Apple 1.05 billion dollars as damages that must be compensated by Samsung.[1] This case brought these two incentives of 

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A Case Study on Bulun Bulun Case

The statement of claim alleges on the reduction to material form of a part of the ritual knowledge of the Ganalbingu people by the creation of the artistic work, the first applicant held the copyright subsisting in the artistic work as a fiduciary and/or alternatively on trust, for the second applicant and the people he 

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