Understanding Character Copyright in Indian Context through Arbaaz Khan’s Production Private Ltd. v. Northstar Entertainment Private Ltd.

Background In the case of Arbaaz Khan v. North Star Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., the issue arose with regard to whether copyright subsists in the fictional character of “Chulbul Pandey” from the movie “Dabangg” and whether the defendants have infringed the right ofContinue reading “Understanding Character Copyright in Indian Context through Arbaaz Khan’s Production Private Ltd. v. Northstar Entertainment Private Ltd.”

COPYRIGHTABILITY OF INTERNET MEMES – A VEXED QUESTION

Digital advancement coupled with interactive internet platforms like YouTube, Facebook, Instagram has fostered the participatory culture and enabled users to assert a more active role in the creation and consumption of the content. User-Generated Content (UGC) resulting mostly from the transformation orContinue reading “COPYRIGHTABILITY OF INTERNET MEMES – A VEXED QUESTION”

Draft EIA Notification-Pushing Environmental Public Hearing to its Extinction!

IntroductionAlthough sustainability has flourished as a theoretical solution to the historic tug-of-war between the development and protection of the environment, attaining this balance is impossible without the dissemination of information. The asymmetry in information amongst the experts and industries, lead to theContinue reading “Draft EIA Notification-Pushing Environmental Public Hearing to its Extinction!”

UNIFORM CIVIL CODE: WHETHER DESIRABLE IN THE CONTEMPORARY INDIA?

INTRODUCTION In India, achieving uniformity in civil laws is not an easy task given the complex diversity, the population of over 1.17 billion people; twenty- two nationally recognized languages and 844 additional dialects.[1] India is a secular nation having Hindu majority; whereContinue reading “UNIFORM CIVIL CODE: WHETHER DESIRABLE IN THE CONTEMPORARY INDIA?”


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