Share on Facebook

Share on Twitter

Share on LinkedIn

Share on Email

Share More

Mansi Aggarwal   10 February 2021

Patent law

does map come under the copyright Ambit of jurisdiction?


 2 Replies

Kevin Moses Paul   12 February 2021

The drafting bill known as Geospatial Information Regulation Bill already became a topic of controversy.The introduction enlightens the intent with motive to establish guidelines for acquisition, publication & distribution and dissemination of geographical data, which is likely to affect the security, sovereignty and integrity of the nation.

It proposes to introduce a range of penal consequences for illegal acquisition or dissemination of Indian geospatial data and for incorrect depictions of Indian maps. The sanctions range from fines of Rs 1 crore up to Rs 100 crore, as well as terms of imprisonment up to seven years

The draft contemplates a licensing and security-vetting regime, in line with 'national policies', with obligations on licensees and penalties for violations. It envisages an apex committee and enforcement authority to oversee implementation and ensure compliance.
The licensing regime will cover a broad gamut of activities, from mapping to taking photos on a camera with location data enabled," says Prasanth Sugathan, counsel for SFLC, a Non-Profit Organisation representing the rights of internet users and free software developers.

Moreover, the US draft also aims to form a National Spatial Data Infrastructure along with a Geoplatform in order to facilitate the accessibility in data as well maintaining safeguards for the protection of personal privacy and protection of proprietary interests. The infrastructure is contemplated with aid in supporting the global geospatial data resources as well as to assist in formulation of new data themes with an intent for promotion of geospatial information
Therefore, resulting in a non-claimable copyright. Thus,maps does not come under the copyright in Ambit of jurisdiction.

Hope it Helps


livuhacks   12 August 2021

Like most free talk irregular or video visit applications, each match is arbitrary. You can choose the nation and s*xual orientation. Notwithstanding, the fundamental livu hack distinction is that you can begin to video visit right away on LivU. LivU abbreviates the distance among you and the remainder of world. LivU can take you to the entire world!

Leave a reply

Your are not logged in . Please login to post replies

Click here to Login / Register  

Start a New Discussion Unreplied Threads

Popular Discussion

view more »

Post a Suggestion for LCI Team
Post a Legal Query