Delhi High Court has removed Google India, Research In Motion India (Blackberry) and Amazon as parties to a case of alleged copyright violation in App stores, while deciding that there is, prima fascie, a case against Apple India, SpicyIP reported. Blueberry Books, the publisher of children's books had filed a lawsuit against Google, Apple, Amazon and RIM last year, because an app titled 'Story Time for Kids' had allegedly infringed on their copyright my making available four of their stories: (i) The Lazy Penguin; (ii) How The Rainbow Was Formed; (iii) The Greedy Fisherman and (iv) The Flower Goes For A Walk. The apps, which Blueberry Books discovered in February 2012, were available for download across app stores from Google (Play store), Blackberry, Apple (iTunes), Microsoft on Windows Phone, and developed by Teknowledge Software. The stories were also apparently translated into different languages including English, French, Italian, Chinese etc. Google India, RIM India removed because Indian co's are sales and promotional arms Google argued in court that Blueberry Books has failed to disclose even a single instance of infringement against Google India Pvt Ltd. Google India Pvt Ltd, is a subsidiary of Google Inc, and is, it claims, 'an agent, partner or franchisee of Defendant Google Inc, as a non-exclusive distributor of Google Inc., engages in business development and promotional activities for certain limited products and is not responsible for the content available on the products. It does not play any role in providing or administering specific Google products/applications including "Android Play."'…
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