if there is intellectual contribution by two or more persons pursuant to a reconverted joint design, to the composition of a literary work then those persons have to be regarded as joint authors.

Excerpt:A literary work consists of matter or material or subject which is expressed in a language and is written down. Both the subject matter and the language are important. It is difficult to comprehend, or to accept, that when two people agree to produce a work where one provides the material, on his own, and … Continue reading if there is intellectual contribution by two or more persons pursuant to a reconverted joint design, to the composition of a literary work then those persons have to be regarded as joint authors.

Jagdish Prasad Gupta vs Parmeshwar Prasad Singh And Ors

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

The copyright Act has been enacted to check the piracy so that fruit of the labour put by the author or the copy right owner may be enjoyed by the author or the owner and not by the pirates.

  Rajasthan High Court Girish Gandhi And Etc. vs Union Of India (Uoi) And Anr. on 27 September, 1996 Equivalent citations: AIR 1997 Raj 78 Author: Verma Bench: B Arora, J Verma JUDGMENT Verma, J. 1. Both the writ petitions involve similar facts and law, challenging the vires of various Sections of the Copy Right … Continue reading The copyright Act has been enacted to check the piracy so that fruit of the labour put by the author or the copy right owner may be enjoyed by the author or the owner and not by the pirates.