INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS IN MOBILE ECOSYSTEM – A LEGAL VIEW
The advent of mobiles has a direct impact upon protection and preservation of intellectual property rights. Today people use mobiles and communication devices for the purposes of accessing data and information in the electronic form including original data and original content having intrinsic intellectual property rights therein. While mobiles have also made life easy for corporates, corporates are slowly beginning to realize the deterrent effect that mobiles have upon on their efforts to protect and preserve their intellectual property rights. Mobiles today allow seamless infringement of copyright and other intellectual property rights in original literary, artistic, dramatic, musical or cinematographic works of the contents of creators. How does the law deal with this entire issue? What is the entire relationship between mobile phones and piracy? What is the legal impact of mobile phones on protection and preservation of intellectual property rights? These and other related questions are sought to be addressed in the present eBook.
This eBook “Intellectual Property Rights In Mobile Ecosystem – A Legal Viewpoint” makes the Indian Cyberlaw as the foundation illustrative example in that regard. The Indian jurisdiction as an example is chosen because of the widespread adoption of mobile phones in India .Further, this eBook has taken the Indian legal system as an example to show as to how legal jurisprudence can appropriately address the entire challenges facing the protection and preservation of intellectual property rights in the mobile paradigm. This eBook sensitizes users of communication devices of the need to be careful that they do not use their mobile devices in a manner which tantamount to infringing the intellectual property rights of respective content owner/creators.
This eBook is an absolute must for all legal practitioners, law libraries, mobile companies, mobile service providers and operators, all companies offering their services in the mobile ecosystem and all users of mobiles, cell phones, smart phones, personal digital assistants and all other kinds of communication devices. This eBook is essential also for any person or legal entity, using any component or service available on or through the mobile ecosystem, mobile environment and mobile networks, who wants to protect their intellectual property rights. This eBook further elaborates on the various legal challenges facing the ever important issue of intellectual property rights in the mobile ecosystem.
This eBook is authored by Pavan Duggal (http://pavanduggalassociates.com/whoweare.html), Asia’s and India’s foremost expert on Cyberlaw who has done pioneering work in the area of Mobile Law. This eBook’s Author runs his niche law firm Pavan Duggal Associates, Advocates (http://pavanduggalassociates.com/) which is working on all aspects concerning technology and the law.
© Pavan Duggal 2013