| Commentary

50 India: compulsory licensing and copyright societies

| Commentary

50 India: compulsory licensing and copyright societies

The Copyright Board of India has extensive powers to grant licences in relation to copyright works in six specific situations. The first situation is where a work has been published or performed in India but the owner of the rights in the work has refused to republish the work or allow the communication to the public by broadcast of the work or sound recording on terms which are reasonable. In such circumstances the Copyright Board has the power to direct the Indian Registrar of Copyrights to grant a licence to republish the work

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