WELCOME TO Copyright



FM has broad experience in copyright and content protection. This practice group assists clients in a wide variety of copyright related transactions. Be it registration, negotiating terms and conditions of publishing, distribution, royalty, licensing and assignment agreements, we do it all. In addition, we advice clients on the international validity of copyright.


This has been an area of concern specially given the increase in Business Process Outsourcing to India. We regularly advice clients in relation to content developed by employees during the course of their employment, developing in-house policies for employees’ use of copyrighted works, e-mail and the Internet.


This group has extensive experience in infringement litigation, representing copyright owners as well as alleged infringers. Reproduced below is a non exhaustive list of our services in this field:


1) Drafting copyright and internet-related contracts (such as website design/hosting agreements and electronic publishing agreements)

2) Registering and enforcing copyrights

Clearing copyrights in materials to be used on websites or other multimedia products
3) Drafting copyright notices

4) Litigation

5) Agreements related to music licensing

6) Assignments

7) Portfolio Management