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Interim Stay In STAR Cricket Case Allows Scores On Mobile

The status quo, as it existed before the Delhi High Court judgment which gave “Hot News” rights over Cricket scores earlier this month, has been re-instated by the Division Bench of the Delhi high court earlier this week. The case will come up for hearing next on April 29th, 2013. This means that those service providers using mobile technology can now offer Cricket scores and ball-by-ball commentary for at least five weeks. The judgment had effectively validated the Hot News concept in India, albeit in a limited manner, giving STAR rights over Cricket scores and ball-by-ball updates being delivered for a premium, for a limited time period of 15 minutes. STAR had not claimed copyright over the information.

Gayatri Roy, Partner at Luthra & Luthra informs MediaNama “On March 16, 2013 Cricbuzz preferred an appeal against the partial injunction order of March 13, 2013 passed by the Ld. Single Judge. The appeal was listed before the Hon’ble Division Bench of the Delhi High Court on March 20, which after hearing preliminary arguments has ordered parties to maintain status quo as existing prior to the order of the Ld. Single Judge. The said order has been passed as an interim arrangement, is subject to a deposit by the appellant and until the next date of hearing. The appeal is now coming up for final disposal on April 29, 2013.”

Update: The statement from Luthra & Luthra is on behalf of Cricbuzz.

Do read our complete coverage of STAR’s attempt that getting mobile rights to Cricket scores:

24 Aug, 2012: Don’t Use Live Scores, Ball-By-Ball Alerts For Ind-NZ Cricket Series, STAR Tells App Devs
21 Sep, 2012: STAR Takes Cricbuzz Founder & OnMobile To Court Over Cricket Updates
21 Nov, 2012: Delhi High Court Says Cricket Updates Go Into Public Domain After 2 Min; Implications
22 Nov, 2012: The Digital Rights That BCCI Had Granted STAR & What Happened To Exclusivity
4 Feb, 2013: How STAR Is Claiming Rights Over Cricket Scores
15 Mar, 2013: On The Delhi High Court Judgment Granting STAR Rights To Cricket Scores – Part 1
15 Mar, 2013: On The Delhi High Court Judgment Granting STAR Rights To Cricket Scores – Part 2
20 Mar, 2013: STAR Sends Notices To App Developers After Delhi HC Judgment Grants Cricket Score Rights

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(Updates: Luthra & Luthra have informed us that their statement is on behalf of Cricbuzz. We’ve updated this post with a reference to that)

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