Excerpt: Supreme Court of India Eastern Book Company & Ors vs D.B. Modak & Anr on 12 December, 2007 Author: P Naolekar Bench: B.N. Agrawal, P.P. Naolekar CASE NO.: Appeal (civil) 6472 of 2004 PETITIONER: Eastern Book Company & Ors. RESPONDENT: D.B. Modak & Anr. DATE OF JUDGMENT: 12/12/2007 BENCH: B.N. AGRAWAL & P.P. NAOLEKAR … Continue reading Eastern Book Company & Ors vs D.B. Modak & Anr
Gujarat High Court Gopalbhai vs Virendra on 30 April, 2010 Author: S.R.Brahmbhatt,&Nbsp; Gujarat High Court Case Information System Print SCR.A/2166/2009 15/ 15 JUDGMENT IN THE HIGH COURT OF GUJARAT AT AHMEDABAD SPECIAL CRIMINAL APPLICATION No. 2166 of 2009 For Approval and Signature: HONOURABLE MR.JUSTICE S.R.BRAHMBHATT ========================================================= 1 Whether Reporters of Local Papers may be allowed … Continue reading Gopalbhai vs Virendra
Excerpt: Madras High Court A. Sundarasan vs A.C. Thirulokchandar And Anr. on 11 February, 1971 Equivalent citations: (1973) 2 MLJ 290 Author: S Maharajan JUDGMENT S. Maharajan, J. 1. The plaintiff sues for declaration that he is the owner of the copyright in a Tamil story, 'nazhuval' written by him, for a permanent injunction restraining … Continue reading A. Sundarasan vs A.C. Thirulokchandar And Anr.
Excerpt: The respondent was exhibiting the cinematograph films in his Video City for hire or for sale of the cassettes to the public which do not contain the particulars envisaged under Section 52-A of the Act, the infringement falls under Section 51 (ii) or Section 52-A of the Act. The former is punishable under Section … Continue reading State Of Andhra Pradesh vs Nagoti Venkataramana
Excerpt: Supreme Court of India M/S. Entertainment Network ... vs M/S. Super Cassettee Industries ... on 16 May, 2008 Author: S Sinha Bench: S.B. Sinha, Lokeshwar Singh Panta REPORTABLE IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CIVIL APPEAL NO. 5114 OF 2005 M/s Entertainment Network (India) Ltd. ... Appellant Versus M/s Super Cassette … Continue reading M/S. Entertainment Network … vs M/S. Super Cassettee Industries
Excerpt: the plaintiff is claiming exclusive rights to the exclusion of all others to reproduce the pictures it would appear that such right will come within the definition of 'exclusive licence' as defined in the Act and not the violation of a term in a contract. As such the ordinary civil court has no jurisdiction … Continue reading K.I. George And Anr. vs C. Cheriyan And Ors.
Excerpt: In a given case, whether in respect of a particular film, the copyright to show the film on Cable T.V. network has been assigned by the owner of the copyright to anybody else or not, will depend upon the nature of the agreement which is arrived at. If there is no agreement assigning such … Continue reading Garware Plastics And Polyester … vs Telelink And Ors
Excerpt: The unjust enrichment or illegal profits by the infringing party by way of impinging upon the copy right of the other person cannot be permitted. This is why Section 55 of the Copy Right Act empowers the Court by way of civil remedy against infringement of the copy right. By virtue of these … Continue reading The unjust enrichment or illegal profits by the infringing party by way of impinging upon the copyright of the other person cannot be permitted. This is why Section 55 of the Copy Right Act empowers the Court by way of civil remedy
Excerpt: A joint owner can not, without the consent of the other joint owner, grant a license or interest in the copyright. If a license is granted by one joint owner without the consent of the other, it does not bind the former and the other joint owner can sue the licensee for infringement Allahabad … Continue reading A joint owner can not, without the consent of the other joint owner, grant a license or interest in the copyright
Excerpt: Patna High Court Jagdish Prasad Gupta vs Parmeshwar Prasad Singh And Ors. on 30 March, 1965 Equivalent citations: AIR 1966 Pat 33, 1966 CriLJ 54 Author: T Nath Bench: T Nath ORDER Tarkeshwar Nath, J. 1. These are three applications directed against separate orders dated 1-6-1963 passed by the Sub-divisional Magistrate, Sadar Patna, dismissing … Continue reading Jagdish Prasad Gupta vs Parmeshwar Prasad Singh And Ors