India’s Copyright Law Extended to Technology

Before amendment of the Indian Copyright Act in 2012, software was the only technology governed by the law.

However, keeping abreast with global technological advancement and the ever-growing issues related to online content and liability, the government sought to incorporate provisions to deal with such issues through the copyright amendment act. Nishchal Anand explains how the regime is now extended to internet service providers, consumer electronics and technological protection measures.

This article was published in Asia IP January 2013.

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