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Securing the Independence of the Copyright Board on Firmer Legal Moorings: Madras HC Takes a Step in the Right Direction


In a development that has sent constitutional law and IP nerds like yours truly into a tizzy, the Madras High Court has upheld the constitutionality of the Copyright Board (“the Board”) while striking down the composition of the committee responsible for selecting the members of the Board. As our readers would recall, we shared the details of the PIL filed by the South Indian Music Companies Association to challenge the constitutionality of the composition and method of functioning of the Board…


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