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India placed on the “Priority Watch List” for Intellectual Property Protection by the US

The United States of America has placed India on the “Priority Watch List” due to lack of measurable improvements in intellectual property framework. Highlights Along with India, the US has placed 10 countries including China in the list. The US has taken the step alleging that intellectual properties and their enforcements have deteriorated equitable market ..

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Anti-Maritime Piracy Bill introduced in Lok Sabha

Anti-Maritime Piracy Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha to provide for strict action, including death penalty, against piracy. This comes in response to the kidnapping of 18 Indians off the coast of Nigeria a few days back. India still does not have separate law to deal with piracy. Previously, IPC related to armed robbery and ..

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Draft National e-commerce Policy

The Union Minister for Commerce and Industries Piyush Goyal has asked the companies to submit concerns on draft e-commerce policy in 10 days. Draft Policy: Key Components It proposes setting up of a legal and technological framework for restrictions on cross-border data flow. It lays out conditions for businesses regarding collection or processing of sensitive ..

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Cinematograph Amendment Bill 2019

The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Cinematograph Amendment Bill 2019. The amendment bill aims to amend the Cinematograph Amendment act 1952. The features of the amendment bill are: The amendment bill makes film piracy offences punishable with imprisonment up to three years and fines that may extend to 10 lakh ..

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Amendments to Indian Cinematograph Act, 1952

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has released the draft amendment bill to amend the Indian Cinematograph Act, 1952. The amendments are brought in counter the film piracy. Amendments proposed The features of the amendment bill are: To check piracy, particularly release of the pirated version of films on the internet which causes huge losses ..

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