Artistic works are ‘capable of being registered’ as design

India

The High Court of Delhi has dismissed a suit for copyright infringement under Section 15(2) of the Copyright Act 1957, which provides that once a copyright in a design is applied to an article by an industrial process more than 50 times, ownership of the copyright ceases because the copyright resulting in creation of the article is capable of being registered under the Designs Act 2000.

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