It’s quite common to encounter examination scores grossly disproportionate to one’s performance. The ensuing frustration compels you to bang the door of every institutional grievance redressal mechanism. However IP litigation is rarely utilised to challenge the evaluator’s wisdom!
By virtue of Section13 of the Copyright Act, 1957, a copyright subsists in any original literary work. It is also deemed to exist in a peculiar arrangement or compilation of data such as a telephone directory. It may be thus inferred that an answer sheet comprised of original solutions or analysis derived through referencing, is capable of copyright protection.