India  /  Published 05.06.19

Copyright suit win for Ilaiyaraaja

Madras High Court has prohibited monetising songs of music composer Ilaiyaraaja through television reality shows, concerts and online radio channels without his permission.Justice Anita Sumanth passed...
By PTI in Chennai

North East  /  Published 23.04.20

Publishers warn of action against copyright violators

Publishers and booksellers have warned of legal action against those who circulate PDF files of Assamese classics, an emerging trend during the lockdown. The warning came on World Book and Copyright D...
By Neelim Akash Kashyap and Rinkumani Pathak in Guwahati

Books  /  Published 20.02.20

Too much ado about cheating

A resonance of ideas is not always intentional either. J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter was not the first young, bespectacled English sorcerer hopping in and out of a secret magic world with a pet owl. S...
By Kamalika Basu in

World  /  Published 30.12.18

Books are about to be unbound

Nearly a century ago, the publisher Alfred A. Knopf released a slim book of spiritual fables by an obscure Lebanese-American poet and painter named Kahlil Gibran.Knopf had modest expectations, and pri...
By Alexandra Alter in New York

India  /  Published 06.11.18

Publication of bare acts don't violate copyright

The Centre has told Delhi High Court that if private publishers publish the exact text of a particular central legislation — or bare acts — it would not amount to a violation of the Copyright Act....
By PTI in New Delhi


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