The book is intended to enrich knowledge awareness and preparedness about Intellectual Property Rights and related issues involved in patenting and the challenges faced by the music and entertainment sector. The world in general and our country in particular is gearing up fast to a new patent regime.
As an initiative of Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad, a National Seminar was held on the Role of Intellectual Property -- issues and challenges in I.T. and entertainment industry. The book contains important contributions presented by eminent academicians and professionals during the seminar. It aims to throw enormous light on the intricacies of IPR in the music and entertainment arena. Like an important contribution on digital copyright traces the history of patenting life forms and thereafter outlines the various issues regarding patenting and also the issues for evolving strategies for dispute settlement where music industry is concerned.
IPR and the associated laws in various fields like Intellectual Property Rights and Internet : Issues and Challenges; DRM; Music Licensing; Innovations for Counterfeiting and Piracy in the single market etc are discussed in detail.
The role of copyright in the cultural industry; digital rights management and its role in the music industry has also been discussed in detail to add value to the book.