Copyright is not a divine right, RS Endlaw J dismisses suit against DU photocopiers [Read judgment]

Nalini Sharma September 16 2016

Almost two years after reserving judgment, the Delhi High Court today gave a reason for Delhi University students and faculty to rejoice. Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw dismissed a four year old suit filed by a consortium of publishers – Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press and Taylor and Francis Group against photocopiers in Delhi University, accusing them of selling compilations of text books and other course material for “commercial gain”.

In October 2012, Justice Kailash Gambhir had granted an injunction to the . . .

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