Blockchain and Intellectual Property Rights – A two-way street?

With great advancements and massive strides forward in technology, blockchain has become the latest beast that has been introduced to completely transform the nature and working of digital transactions and Decentralized Apps (“dapps”). The path of digitalization of the world has offered many rewards to people worldwide but, contrarily, it also has led to impediments …

THE COPYRIGHT PROTECTION PRACTICE BY SOCIAL MEDIA GIANTS

Public Domain: An Exception, Giving Due Credits: An Evident Fallacy In layperson term, public domain is a space that is easily accessible by and to everyone without having to go through any restrictions or guidelines. However, from a legal perspective, public domain refers to a space where there are no intellectual property rights available to …

THE INDIAN COPYRIGHT ACT, 2012 AND PROVISIONS FOR DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT

authored by Eeshan PandeyFounding and Joint Managing Partnereeshan@tytpartners.in After the recommendations of the 161st Rajya Sabha Parliamentary report, the Copyright Act was amended in the year 2012 in order to incorporate digital media framework keeping in view the international copyright regimes. As a matter of fact, Section 65A and 65B of the Indian Evidence Act …

Smart Contracts: Revolutionizing the Banking Sector?

Eeshan Pandey & Mudit Makhijani The Blockchain Wave The economic slowdown of the mid 2000’s, which started with the Lehmann Brothers going bankrupt, can definitely be credited to the failure of the banking system. In order to combat this severe setback, Blockchain technology was touted to be as the next big thing that could solve …