The ambiguities regarding joint authorship in India are subject to definition and judicial reasoning that has defined its contours within copyright laws. Multiple creators or contributors present the conundrum of joint authorship, which further offers an erratic jurisprudence on joint authorship in India. Krupa Thakkar recounts the several case laws that have predominated the discourse on joint authorship in India. Krupa also sheds light on how they have defined the concept and how it is still being formulated.
The rise of OTT platforms has created a need to reinvent performers’ rights in India. At the same time, they also chipped away the effectiveness of the existing law. Tanveer Malnas points to the requirement for extensive performers’ rights as OTT streaming platforms take over. Tanveer also explains the concept of performers’ rights in India and elsewhere while emphasising their inefficiency.
By Pallavi Verma, RMLNLU Editor’s Note: This article discusses the relevant laws and international conventions that deal with the protection of a performers’ copyright. The author
By Priyan Garg Amity University, Uttar Pradesh Editor’s note: If you can’t protect what you own—you don’t own anything. That is the principle that copyright
By Nidhi Kumari, CNLU INTRODUCTION Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 27(2) “Everyone has the right to the protection of the moral and material interests
By Nabarun Chandra Ray, GNLU Editors Note: Technology interacts with social, economic and legal frameworks to set the basic ‘affordances’ and constraints of human activity