The writers of “Toy,” the song performed by Netta Barzilai that won the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, might be sued by Universal Music Group, Israeli media reported Tuesday. According to the report on Keshet TV, Doron Medalie and Stav Beger received a letter two weeks ago from Universal claiming copyright infringement, due to apparent similarity between “Toy” and the hit “Seven Nation Army,” performed by The White Stripes.
A research paper authored in 2010 by Vinay Kumar Pathak, Vice Chancellor of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University in Lucknow, has significant sections which match another paper published in a foreign journal in 2007.
A former senior Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) scholar-turned-politician has moved the Delhi High Court seeking it to summon Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as a witness in connection with a copyright violation case.
The bench sought an explanation from the professor, and listed the matter for further hearing on August 10. “Plagiarism cannot be tolerated by any professor. If they indulge in this kind of practice, criminal action can be taken against them,” it said.
Days after the Vice-Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi changed the constitution of the selection committee that appoints faculty members, students allege that at least five of the new appointees, and two other professors, were guilty of plagiarising the work of foreign scholars for their doctoral and MPhil dissertations.
editorials Updated: Apr 04, 2018 18:22 IST The new rules approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC), the higher education regulatory body, say that researchers will lose their registration and teachers their jobs if found guilty of plagiarising. There will be graded punishment for offenders.
New Delhi, April 3: Student scholars and teachers who plagiarize may end up losing not just their registration but their jobs as well as the University Grants Commission (UGC) is approving a draft regulation on plagiarism which is yet to be approved by the Human Resource Development Ministry.
‘It is not only the Diors of the world. Even Indian designers copy from craftspeople’ – Times of India
Designers ripping off other designers isn’t unusual in the fashion world but it’s usually the budget retailers who do couture knock-offs, and not the other way around. This week, a Delhi-based independent design studio People Tree created quite a social media storm when it alleged that European luxury giant Dior had copied an original block print that they created.
A decade ago, almost everything could be downloaded for free in China: from music and books, to movies and software. But today, there’s an increasing awareness of intellectual property rights in the country, as China tops the rest of the world in patent filings.