Power Packed Sessions for the Day
Ayan Roy Chowdhury, Vice President Legal, Saregama – MODERATOR
Abhishek Malhotra, Managing Partner, TMT Law Practice
Sanjay Tandon, CEO, ISRA
Sankalp Dalal, Head Legal, Zee Music
Vishnumohan Rethinam, Partner, Remfry & Sagar
REWIND – 2012 Amendments – Commendable Enough A Performance?
Second Proviso to Section 18 – Reality Check
Copyright Board – Too Early in the Day?
IPAB – Need for Specialised Personnel?
The Copyright (Amendment) Rules, 2019 — A New Coffee in the Making?
Appellate Board & Society Operations – The New Way Forward
Amending the Structure of the Copyright Statute – A Hyperbole of Thought?
The Sec 38A Haze – Performers’ Puzzles
Paradox Check – Performers Rights and Digital Broadcasting
Section 31D – Interpretation, Exclusion vis a vis Licensing-Driven System
The Royal Audit – Undistributed Royalties – Schemes & More
Royalty Payment Patterns for Non-Society Members – A Wild Hunt?
Checkpoint — Demanding Royalties at the Cost of Judicial Activism?
Differentiating between a Content Utilizer and a Pipe
EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market – Lessons Therefrom
Draft Amendment to the Intermediary Guidelines Rules, 2018
Adaptation v/s Copyright Infringement – Lacuna in Laws?
Digital Rights Management – Technological Barriers
Memes – A Curious Case of Copyright?
Copyright Infringement in Video Games
Copyleft – A Step Besides Copyright Laws?
Artworks Created by Al – Who Are the Owners?
Copyright & RTI – Any Restrictive Domains?
Technological and Legal Methods to Prevent Unauthorized Online Releases —
Reliability of Software and Judicial Activism – Are Heavy Punitive Damages A Serious Deterrent?
Trademarking Movie/Comic Characters — Optimum Filing and Enforcement Strategies
Need for Time-Bound Protection and Categorization?
Registration of Celebrity Names as Trade Marks
Celebrity Rights – Looking Beyond Article 21
Personality Laws – Need for Statutory Provision?
Moral Rights – Attribution, Changes, Mutation & More
Ajay Sharma, General Counsel, IndusInd Media & Communications – MODERATOR
Natasha Fernandes, Director & Head – Legal – India, B4U
Prathamesh Mestry, Head Legal, Reliance Big Synergy
Subodh Prasad Deo, Partner, Saikrishna & Associates
Tejveer Bhatia, Partner, Singh & Singh Law Firm LLP
TRAI’s New Tariff Order – More Power to You? | Subscription vis a vis Advertising Models Rejuggling Derisking Distributors – A Worthy Pass of Costs?
KYC Norms for Cable TV, DTH Connections – Yet Another Regulation?
Key M&A Themes – Consolidation, Consumer-Centric and Convergence
Interconnection Regulation 2017 & The New Consultation Paper
Carriage Regulated or Survival of the Fittest? More Power to Consumer or Distributor? National Broadcast Policy Regulation – Backfiring the Sector?
TRAI’s Take on Entry-Level Net Worth to Enter Cable TV Business – Sensible Enough?
Cross Media Holding & Plurality of Views – Global vis a vis India’s Standpoint
The Interplay between IPR & Competition Laws
Convergence towards Promoting Innovation and Consumer Welfare?
Merger Guidelines – A Must for Check on Concentration of Undertakings in IPR Rich Companies Use of Licenses – A Tool for Check on Fairplay and Non-Abuse of Dominance?
Bid-Rigging In Tenders – CCI as a Watchdog
M&E CrimeWatch – The KriArj Case & The Designer Shoes – Lessons in Place
Aamod Gupte, Group General Counsel, Eros International – MODERATOR
Ajay Chacko, Co-Founder, Arre’
Alok Shah, Head Legal, OML
Ashish Malushte, Chief Financial Officer, UFO Moviez
Persis Hodiwalla, Senior Manager Legal, Reliance Big Entertainment
Tanu Banerjee, Partner, IndusLaw
Defining OTT Players as Broadcasters? Digital Applications? Is there a correct one?
Govt’s Mindset on Plans to Regulate the Investment in OTT Space — Impact Analysis
Online Music Licensing – Gamechangers?
Recent FDI Policy Amendment for Digital Media
Intermediary Liabilities – Ethics/Piracy/Infringements – Any Further?
Deployment of technology-based automated tools under Rule 3(9) – Practical Enough?
OTT Vs Ors. – Licensing Requirements, Pricing Models, Quality Standards
TRAI’s Take on OTT Regulations – Key Takeaways & Assessment
Regulatory Framework for OTT – Draft Assessment
OTT Content Clutch – How Pushy should be the Pull?
Self-Regulatory Code for OCCPs – Hits And Misses
OTT – Symbiotic or Destructive Relationship with Broadcast – Death of TV?
Ignorant of A Data Protection Era?
Growing Impact of Sports Leagues
Online Gaming Laws in India – Needs Attention? | Gambling vis a vis Gaming – Need to Draw Differences?
Artificial Intelligence & Blockchain
Use of Al in Broadcasting for Target based Advertising | Use of Blockchain in M&E
Pankaj Vasani, Executive President & Group CFO, South Asia, Publicis Groupe – MODERATOR
Bhavya Nidhi Sharma, Director, Writer, Owner, B Company
Ghanashyam Hegde, Director & General Counsel- Indian Sub-Continent, Procter & Gamble
K.P.S Kohli, Partner, Dhir & Dhir Associates
Rajinikandh ARS, VP Legal, BARC India
The Cinematograph (Amendment) Act 2019 – Is the Wait Over?
Control Vs. Creativity – A Business Dampener?
Key Content Control Cues — Obscenity, Cultural or Political?
Recent Bans on App & Reversals – Activism in Play?
Risks Associated with Publishing Content
Regulation – Maintaining Coherence across Platforms
Legal Wrangles of Bad Advertising
Defining Content Benchmarks – Appropriation for Advertising
Claims Related to False Advertising – The Consumer Protection Bill 2019 vis a vis Misleading Advertising
Taking Down Advertisements post Objections
Comparative Advertising – Business & Legal Impact
The Delhi HC Judgement against Rogue Websites – Paradigm Shift towards Policy Mindset?
Free Content Access – Bringing Down Content Valuation and Piracy as well?
The Piracy Wars – Time for Telecoms & Content Owners to Join Hands?
Digital Piracy – Dire Need to Curb Sky Scrapers
John Doe Orders – Staying Updated
Puttaswamy Judgement vis a vis Right of Publicity – A Curtain Raiser?
Al & Privacy – Crossroads and Rainbows Therein
Cyberturfing – Perils & Laws Applicable
Empowering Criminal Offence Watch wrt Piracy
Is Punitive Penalty the Court’s Way?
Counterfeiting – More Stringent Penalties is the Key?
Domain Name Disputes & Cybersquatting in India
Suo-moto Action by IPR Cells/Police & Agencies – Need of the Day?
Piracy Checks wry Resolving IP and Business Conflicts