SC Moved Against DU Photocopy Case Judgment

SC Moved Against DU Photocopy Case Judgment

A Special Leave Petition has been filed in the Supreme Court of India against the Division Bench Judgment of Delhi High Court in the DU photocopy case, reports Spicy IP.

As per the report, the Indian Reprographic Rights Organisation (IRRO) has filed the petition challenging the judgment passed by the Division Bench of the Delhi High Court on December 9, 2016.

It was in September, 2016 Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw ruled that section 52(1) (i) of the Copyright Act is broad enough to cover the acts of photocopying and the creation of course packs by University for its students.

Later In December, 2016 a division bench of Justices Pradeep Nandrajog and Yogesh Khanna had refused to grant injunction to the publishers and restored the suit.

In March, 2017 the Petitioners Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, and Taylor and Francis had withdrawn their copyright suit against Delhi University and Rameshwari Photocopy Centre.