Punjab and Haryana High Court quashes notice which allowed playing songs during weddings without copyright owner's license

Single-judge Justice Raj Mohan Singh ruled that the notice granting such a general exemption violates the protections granted to copyright owners under the Copyright Act.
Punjab & Haryana High Court
Punjab & Haryana High Court

The Punjab and Haryana High Court recently quashed a public notice issued by Registrar of Copyrights which permitted sound recordings to be played during religious ceremonies and wedding processions without obtaining a license from the copyright owner [Novex Communications Private Limited v. Union of India & Anr.].

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