Khaitan & Co successfully represents Saregama in song copyright case

Khaitan & Co has successfully represented Saregama India Limited (Saregama) before the Honourable High Court of Delhi in relation its copyright in the sound recording and the underlying works of the song “Kan Kar Gal Sun Makhna”.

The court, taking into account the copyright of the client not only in the sound recording but also in the underling works i.e. music and lyrics of the song, restrained Mr Jai Manjit Singh and Apna Heritage from using Saregama’s song including streaming it on online music websites such as saavn.com, gaana.com etc.

Saregama operates as an entertainment content company in India and internationally. It operates through Music, Films/TV Serials, Publication, and Marketing Support Services segments.

Ajay Bhargava (partner), Ankur Sangal (principal associate) and Sucheta Roy (Associate) represented the client on the transaction