National Law School India University (NLSIU) is organizing a conference on “Access to Copyrighted Works for Persons with Disabilities” on 26th November, 2015. Continue reading
About the Summit:
After having completed 3 successful editions, Lex Witness presents The 4th Annual Edition of The Media, Advertisement & Entertainment Legal Summit 2015 scheduled to be held on 20th November, 2015 at The Le Meridien, New Delhi.
CopyrightX is an online course offered by Professor William Fisher, a Professor at Harvard University. The course runs on an international level and engages students with video lectures and discussions with students around the globe. The course will give you an insight into copyright law in general and US copyright law in particular. Continue reading
By Tarunika Rajesh, Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University.
Copyright laws are a wide, all inclusive, dynamic and developing segment of the Intellectual Property Rights, which is under thorough scrutiny and examination for trying and striving hard towards creating a balance between the liberties and freedom of people involved in the capacity of a writer, publisher, artiste, etc., to ensure that not only are their rights protected but to make certain that they possess the independence to publish, express themselves in any form or manner through any medium. Recently, popular web based search engine Google was mired in a legal controversy that drew a conclusion in 2014. Continue reading
By Bharat Kumar Singh, Student at National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi.
In the field of architecture, architects and engineers depend primarily on copyright laws and contractual provisions to protect their original work. The protection of architectural works through copyright laws against infringement and imitation was brought up on an international scale after the revision of the Berne Convention in 1908. Copyright for works of architecture is provided for in the laws of various western countries including the USA and many nations in Europe. Continue reading