The District Judge of Alipore, West Bengal issued a temporary injunction against the producers of the Irfan Khan starrer film Hindi medium.
India’s own viral sensation Dhinchak Pooja’s videos have been taken down from her YouTube channel due to copyright infringement claims.
Actor Amitabh Bachchan sent a copyright infringement notice to Aam Admi Party leader Kumar Vishwas accusing him of illegally using a poem written by his father and poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan.
Paul McCartney, the famous singer for the rock band ‘Beatles’ and Sony signed a settlement agreement in their dispute over the Beatles song rights. Earlier, McCartney filed a suit before the court for a declaration that he could reclaim his copyright ownership share to Beatles’ catalog of songs and the assignees like Sony has no right over them after the expiration of copyright term in 2018. A letter issued by McCarney’s attorney to the US District Court states that the Parties have resolved this matter by entering into a confidential settlement agreement and jointly requests the Court to dismiss the suit.
30 companies including Amazon, AMC Networks, Star India, BBC Worldwide, Sony Pictures Entertainment, HBO, Hulu, Lionsgate, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) and Netflix have come together to form Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) to counter piracy.