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Sec 61, Copyright Act 1957: Owners of copyright to be party to proceeding

Section 61 (Owners of copyright to be party to the proceeding) under Chapter XII (Civil Remedies) of the Copyright Act 1957

❝(1) In every civil suit or other proceeding regarding infringement of copyright instituted by an exclusive licensee, the owner of the copyright shall, unless the court otherwise directs, be made a defendant and where such owner is made a defendant, he shall have the right to dispute the claim of the exclusive licensee.

(2) Where any civil suit or other proceeding regarding infringement of copyright instituted by an exclusive licensee is successful, no fresh suit or other proceeding in respect of the same cause of action shall lie at the instance of the owner of the copyright.❞

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