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gavel-2-1236453Copyright societies in India are subject to interim measures that aim to boost transparency. DPS Parmar and Aniruddh Singh of LexOrbis report.

There was a lot of buzz in the news relating to the series of orders passed by the Delhi and Bombay High Courts regarding payment of the copyright licensing fee to the copyright societies registered under Section 33 of the Copyright Act of 2012. At first instance, the Delhi High Court restrained these societies from granting licences as the registration of the societies had expired and they had not re-registered them as per the requirement under Section 33 of the Copyright Act.

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