The Copyright (Amendment) Act 2012: A Fair Balance?

The Copyright (Amendment) Act 2012: A Fair Balance?

Volume 5 Issue 4 ()

With the recent passage of the Copyright (Amendment) Act 2012, India traversed yet another milestone in her intellectual property (IP) history. As with most other amendments, this too came with its fair share of controversy and contestations. Indeed, in many ways, it played out like a Bollywood script, complete with larger than life heroes, melodramatic plots, twists and shakes at every turn that required one to suspend logic, routine song and dance sequences and a happy ending (well, at least for some).

Cite as: Shamnad Basheer, The Copyright (Amendment) Act 2012: A Fair Balance?, 5 NUJS L. Rev. 1 (2012)