SpicyIP Weekly Review (25th February-3rd March)

Divij broke the news about Spotify’s launch in India. In his post, he covers the legal battle between Spotify and Warner Chappel Music Ltd. before the Bombay HC. He also analyses the applicability of Section 31D of the Copyright Act to the facts of the case. He further questions Spotify’s decision to opt for statutory licensing in light of the principles laid down in IPRS v. Aditya Pandey decision.

Pankhuri notified us about a conference on “A 3-D Perspective on Indian Intellectual Property: Distinct, Diverse and Democratic?” organised by University of Pennsylvania Law School and IDIA . She even released a reminder about the event. The conference is to be held in Delhi on 5th March, 2019.

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Prarthana Patnaik

Prarthana Patnaik is a final year law student at National Law University Odisha. Her main interests lie in copyright, open access and technology laws. She can be reached for queries and topic suggestions at prarthanapatn[email protected]

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