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BLUEBERRY BOOKS & ORS. v. GOOGLE INDIA PVT. LTD. & ORS.

BLUEBERRY BOOKS & ORS. v. GOOGLE INDIA PVT. LTD. & ORS. 2014 (58) PTC 62 In 2003, the Plaintiffs published a series of books under the name ‘Moral Stories’ in 4 Parts. They claimed that the stories contained in the aforementioned books are original literary and artistic works of the Plaintiffs and are protected under…

Copyright | Intellectual Property Rights | Tax Law | Technology Law

Director of Income Tax vs. Infrasoft Ltd.

Director of Income Tax vs. Infrasoft Ltd. Delhi High Court 22.11.2013 Key Words: taxability, use of software,  royalty, double taxation, Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement, license, transfer of copyright, transfer of copyrighted article, copyright, computer programme Relevant Statutory Provisions: Income Tax Act, 1961: Ss. 260A, 9(1)(vi), Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA): Article 7, 12(3) Facts: The Respondent/Assessee (A) in this case…

Copyright | Governing Law & Jurisdiction | Intellectual Property Rights

Exphar SA and Anr. v. Eupharma Laboratories Ltd. and Anr.

Exphar SA and Anr. v. Eupharma Laboratories Ltd. and Anr. (2004) 3 SCC 688 The appellant and M/s. Shreechem Laboratories filed a suit before the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi  for infringement of Copyright  in packaging, layout and design of their medicine ‘Maloxine’ along with a claim for passing off. The claim of the appellants…

Copyright | Design | Intellectual Property Rights

Kiran Shoes Manufacturers v. Registrar of Copyrights & Anr.

Kiran Shoes Manufacturers v. Registrar of Copyrights & Anr. 2013 (54) PTC 386 (Del.) (DB) Decided on: 24.02.2012 Kiran Shoes Manufacturers (Appellant) filed an appeal against the order of the Copyright Board whereby the Copyright Registration of the Appellant was expunged/cancelled under Section 50 of the Copyright Act. The appellant is a Nepal based registered…

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Raja Pocket Books v. Radha Pocket Books

Raja Pocket Books v. Radha Pocket Books Before the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi at New Delhi 1997 PTC (17) Decided on: 06.12.1996 Plaintiff filed a suit against the Defendant seeking declaration and permanent injunction restraining infringement of Copyright as well as Passing Off by use of the name and character ‘NAGESH’ which was deceptively…

Copyright | Intellectual Property Rights

Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and Ors. v. Santosh V. G.

Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and Others v. Santosh V. G. CS (OS) No. 1682/2006 Relevant Law(s): Section 14 and 51 of the Copyright Act, 1957 Key Words: copyright, cinematographic works, parallel import, exhaustion PARTIES: The Plaintiffs (P), their associated and affiliated companies carry on business of film production and are the owners, co-owners, assignees, licensees of rights, titles and have interests…