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: 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: Bombay High Court Fortune Films International vs Dev Anand And Anr. on 14 March, 1978 Equivalent citations: AIR 1979 Bom 17, (1978) 80 BOMLR 263 Author: Desai Bench: Kantawala, Desai JUDGMENT Desai, J. 1. This appeal is from the order of Gadgil J. dated 3rd January 1978 made on the plaintiff's Notice of Motion, … Continue reading Fortune Films International vs Dev Anand And Anr
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: 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