Case Comment: Sanjay Kumar Gupta & Another v Sony Pictures

By Apoorv Chaudhary

In Sanjay Gupta v Sony Pictures, the Delhi High Court has held that a concept note is not protected under the Copyright Act, 1957 as it represents a mere idea rather than expression of such idea. This case is in conflict with an earlier ruling of Delhi High Court in Anil Gupta v. Kunal Dasgupta. The write up can be accessed through the following link:

https://academic.oup.com/jiplp/article-abstract/14/2/87/5232577