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DIRECTOR'S CUT: A NEGLECTED COPYRIGHT

Updated: 3 days ago

This guest post under the RFMLR Blog Series on Evolving Landscape of Intellectual Property Rights is authored by Ms. Gunjan Arora (Assistant Professor and Head, Centre for IPR, Institute of Law, Nirma University (ILNU), Ahmedabad) and Vedant Saxena (student at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab).



1. INTRODUCTION


“The law of copyright rests on a very clear principle: that anyone who by his or her own skill and labour creates an original work of whatever character shall, for a limited period, enjoy an exclusive right to copy that work. No one else may, for a season, reap what the copyright owner has sown.”

- Lord Bingham of Cornhill in Designers Guild Ltd v Russell Williams (Textiles) Ltd 2001