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Connotation of amendments in Indian Copyright Act 1947

The Govt of India brings in Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2010 to update Copyright Act, 1957 with the demands of the contemporary times. In its inception the law was enacted to provide protection to the copyright of the authors and creators of original literary, dramatic, artistic and cinematographic work. However with the advent of latest electronic ..

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Copyright Amendment Bill, 2010 passed; Artists interests protected with newer issues addressed

The Rajya Sabha cleared the Copyright Amendment Bill, 2010. Objectives: The Bill amends the Copyright Act, 1957. To remove operational difficulties and address fresher issues related to the digital world and Internet. To bring Indian laws originally enacted in 1957 in conformity with international norms and World Intellectual Property Organisation, n order to protect the ..

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Cabinet clears 3 Bills

The Union Cabinet 3 Bills: The Universities for Research and Innovation Bill, 2012 Copyright (Amendment) Bill National Accreditation Regulatory Authority for Higher Educational Institutions Bill, 2012 The Universities for Research and Innovation Bill, 2012: Key Objectives: To set up world-class institutes focussed on high-quality research. Allow existing varsities to conditionally upgrade to Innovation University status. ..

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