Fairness Rocks News When Covid-19 Shuttered Cinema Halls!: Should Producers Share Royalties from OTT Release of Films?


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When Covid-19 Shuttered Cinema Halls!: Should Producers Share Royalties from OTT Release of Films?

We’re pleased to bring to you a guest post by Tanvi Sehgal, discussing the impact of the Covid-19 induced shift from theatrical release of films to OTT release on the producers’ share of earnings and proposing an amendment to the cinema hall exception to the provision on mandatory royalty sharing under the Copyright Act in light of this shift. Tanvi is a guest faculty at the Faculty of Law, Delhi University, where she recently submitted her PhD thesis titled ‘Revisiting Copyright Law in View of Contemporary Developments’.

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