No copyright protection in drawings used on large scale without design registration
High Court of Delhi has opined that the drawing cannot simpliciter be termed as a mechanical device to get the benefit of being excluded from Section 2(d) of the Designs Act. Further, observing that the design involved in the dispute was capable of being registered but was not registered and was reproduced more than 50 times, it was held that as per Section 15(2) of the Copyright Act, it lost its copyright under the Copyright Act as well.
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