Copyright: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Copyright (Amendment) Rules 2019

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has proposed changes to rules under the Copyright Act to make it easier for websites, portals and music streaming firms to buy contents and upload ..

2019 World Intellectual Property Day (WIPD)

The World Intellectual Property Day (WIPD) is observed every year on April 26 across the globe to spread awareness about the role that intellectual property rights like patents, trademarks, industrial designs and copyright play in ..

2018 World Intellectual Property Day (WIPD)

The World Intellectual Property Day (WIPD) is observed every year on April 26 to highlight the role of intellectual property rights, such as patents, trademarks, industrial designs, and copyright, in spurring innovation and creativity. The ..

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 ..

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 ..