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Media and Entertainment

Media and entertainment industry is prone to copy right Infringement , however their right are protected under the Copy Right  Act 1957 . The Copy Right Act protects  

  1. Rights of Broadcasting Organisation
  2. Performers Broadcast reproduction right

A. Broadcasting Rights

The broadcast reproduction right  subsist until twenty-five years from the beginning of the calendar year  and during the continuance of a broadcast reproduction right no person without the licence of the owner can either  broadcast/re-broadcasts the broadcast/causes the broadcast to be heard or seen by the public on payment of any charges/ makes any sound recording or visual recording of the broadcast/ makes any reproduction of such sound recording or visual recording where such initial recording was done without licence or, where it was licensed, for any purpose not envisaged by such licence/ sells or hires to the public or offers for such sale or hire

B. Performer’s right

The broadcast reproduction right  subsist until twenty-five years from the beginning of the calendar year  and during the continuance of a broadcast reproduction right no person without the licence of the owner can either  broadcast/re-broadcasts the broadcast/causes the broadcast to be heard or seen by the public on payment of any charges/ makes any sound recording or visual recording of the broadcast/ makes any reproduction of such sound recording or visual recording where such initial recording was done without licence or, where it was licensed, for any purpose not envisaged by such licence/ sells or hires to the public or offers for such sale or hire

C. No infringement  

Acts not infringing broadcast reproduction right or performer’s right shall  be deemed to be infringed by making of any sound recording or visual recording for the private use of the person making such recording, or solely for purposes of bona fide teaching or research;

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