How Hollywood Can Sue Bollywood for Copyright Infringement and Save Indian Cinema

European Intellectual Property Review, Vol. 32, No. 10, 2010

17 Pages Posted: 9 Oct 2010 Last revised: 20 May 2011

Arpan Banerjee

Jindal Global Law School

Date Written: October 8, 2010

Abstract

Discusses film and screenplay copyright infringement under Indian and English law, including liability in "altered copying" cases. Argues that suing Bollywood filmmakers for copyright infringement can indirectly help non-Bollywood filmmakers in India who do not ape Hollywod storylines.

Keywords: India, copyright, film, screenplay, altered copying

Suggested Citation

Banerjee, Arpan, How Hollywood Can Sue Bollywood for Copyright Infringement and Save Indian Cinema (October 8, 2010). European Intellectual Property Review, Vol. 32, No. 10, 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1689361

Arpan Banerjee (Contact Author)

Jindal Global Law School ( email )

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