Mondaq Asia Pacific - India: Media, Telecoms, IT, Entertainment
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
They say cricket is not a game, it is a religion. In 2019, the India – Pakistan ICC World Cup match saw a viewership of 229 million within India itself.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
The Indian telecommunications sector has experienced unprecedented growth in recent years due to the significant increase in the subscriber base, with an increasing percentage of them looking for pre-paid connections.
Duff and Phelps
Celebrity endorsement has been a key aspect of Indian marketing evidenced by the fact that close to 50% of endorsements in India feature celebrities as compared to around 20% in the U.S.
Khaitan & Co
Furthermore, it was argued that in Section 13(1) the word ‘original' was not used with respect to cinematograph films.
Trilegal
TRAI's 2018 Unsolicited Commercial Communication Regulations attempt to regulate spam communication in India. Here, we discuss the objective of the Regulations, its framework and a few challenges in implementing them.
STA Law Firm
Censorship is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as the ‘prohibition or suppression of any part of the news, books, films, etc. that are considered politically unacceptable, obscene, or a threat to security.'
Nishith Desai Associates
Bombay High Court rules in favour of Dream11 to hold that games played on its platform amount to games of skill and not chance.
LexOrbis
Giving tough competition to the climate, the Cricket World Cup Fever is soaring high on the temperature scale. Every brilliant shot is already in the headlines
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Indian mythology suggests that playing and losing at a game of dice led to the Pandava brothers, their wife and mother being sent to exile.
Singhania & Co
With great popularity comes its own set of rights commonly known as personality rights.
Khaitan & Co
The Division Bench ruled that no betting or gambling was involved in the Respondent's fantasy game.
Trilegal
TRAI's 2018 Unsolicited Commercial Communication Regulations attempt to regulate spam communication in India.
R. K. Dewan & Co
Channel 2 alleged that the Defendant's attempt to stream the World Cup, 2019 will lead to irreparable losses which they in the past have incurred at various instances.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
The media and entertainment industry in India enjoyed a stellar performance in 2018, with the film segment expanding by 12.2% to reach an annual revenue of INR 174.5 billion.
Trilegal
The Competition Commission of India has gained significant expertise in assessing complex mergers and acquisitions since the merger control provisions of the Competition Act, 2002 were enforced in 2011.
TMF Group
What is the equalisation levy, what specific services are impacted and what are the exemptions? Here's a refresher on India's tax on business-to-business transactions in the digital advertising space.
Obhan & Associates
Maps make stories easier to understand. Whether it is history, geography or political science, a map can break down complex details into a simple picture, and bring immediate clarity.
Khurana and Khurana
Netflix is an American media service provider that has been leading the path of digital media and content since 1997.
Singh & Associates
With the aim of protecting the ownership, Intellectual Property Rights have been adopted by many industries worldwide.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
The 2014 General Elections saw a new kind of election campaigning.
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Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Indian mythology suggests that playing and losing at a game of dice led to the Pandava brothers, their wife and mother being sent to exile.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
This paper provides an overview of the legal framework governing the gambling and gaming industry in India - its evolution through the ages, its magnitude as an industry and its impact on society.
Khaitan & Co
In Sharat Babu's case, the accused were charged with offences under Section 67 of the IT Act and Section 292 of the IPC.
Khaitan & Co
The Division Bench ruled that no betting or gambling was involved in the Respondent's fantasy game.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Games are the source of recreational activities that engage some sort of skill of the player which may be physical strength or mental capabilities.
IndusLaw
The media and entertainment industry has consistently grown and continues to grow at a global level, particularly with the advent of new mediums for distribution, supported by dynamic technological advancements.
Singhania & Co
With great popularity comes its own set of rights commonly known as personality rights.
Khurana and Khurana
The most popular video-sharing app TikTok, is presently trending in India for an altogether different reason.
Nishith Desai Associates
Bombay High Court rules in favour of Dream11 to hold that games played on its platform amount to games of skill and not chance.
Khurana and Khurana
India is a place that is known for umpteen games. While sports like cricket have been pursued like a religion, present occasions have achieved a dynamic change and numerous different games
Khurana and Khurana
The recent delay and cuts in the movie "Padmavati" is just one of the many examples of censorship in India.
STA Law Firm
Censorship is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as the ‘prohibition or suppression of any part of the news, books, films, etc. that are considered politically unacceptable, obscene, or a threat to security.'
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