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Fast-Paced Innovation Leaves An AI-Shaped Hole In Copyright Law

Posted under IPR, Legal, by Neha Sonker / 10 minutes ago

A few years ago, a British photographer named David Slater had his camera stolen by a monkey as he was traveling in Indonesia. For a few moments, she played around with the device and took a number of accidental selfies that Slater submitted, and consequently got published in Tech dirt. The ruling would be one of the most consequential rulings in modern copyright history.

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Open Book Examination Results Of Postgrad Undergrad Courses Declared: DU Tells HC

Posted under Trending, Legal, by Neha Sonker / 20 minutes ago

The Delhi High Court was informed that Delhi University has declared results of all postgraduate and undergraduate regular courses conducted through OBE. The submissions were made by the university before a bench of Justices in response to the court's query in an application which alleged that there was violation of the court's earlier order when DU had undertaken to declare all the results by October 31.

Read more at The New Indian Express

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BIPC Releases Report On Damages In Patent Infringement Cases

Posted under IPR, Legal, by Anusha / 25 minutes ago

A look into judicial remedies on patent infringement cases and suggested areas for improvement. The Beijing Intellectual Property Court (“BIPC”) recently released a report on patent infringement cases tried by the BIPC between its establishment in November 2014 up to March 2020. The report examines the effectiveness of judicial remedies on patent infringement cases and suggests areas for improvement.

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Karnataka HC To Govt: Give Rs 29,000 To Shanty Dwellers For Sheds

Posted under Legal, by Guru Brahma Law Associates / 35 minutes ago

The Karnataka High Court directed the state government to disburse a compensation of Rs 29,000 to each family not opting for the temporary rehabilitation scheme for rebuilding sheds, in addition to the previous grant of Rs 14,100 for being evicted from shanties in January in Kariyammana Agrahara. A division bench of Chief Justice passed the order on a PIL filed by the People’s Union for Civil Liberties-Karnataka.

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Punjab And Haryana High HC Puts Brakes On Move To Privatize Power Department

Posted under Legal, by Neha Sonker / 40 minutes ago

The Punjab and Haryana High Court applied brakes to the move to privatize the functioning of the electricity wing of the UT Engineering Department. Taking up a petition filed by the UT Powermen Union, a Division Bench stayed the tendering process regarding privatization of the wing. A copy of the order was not yet available.

Read more at The Tribune

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