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The Uninvited Stardom: Understanding Publicity Rights, Infringement & Intellectual Property Issues

Exordium: Understanding the Cost of Stardom Call it what you want, celebrities are often recognised for their glamourous persona and appealing identities. Eventually, the market monopoly acts swift and smart to utilise their influence to drive commercial gains for themselves. This ranges from merchandising, promotional advertisements, brand endorsements, and money-making. However, in the gold rush … Continue reading The Uninvited Stardom: Understanding Publicity Rights, Infringement & Intellectual Property Issues

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Protection of Copyrights in Philippines

Introduction The Philippines has laws and policies that generally support a conducive intellectual property (IP) environment, but enforcement is irregular and inconsistent. Several considerations are important for effective management of intellectual property (IP) rights in the Philippines. First, it is important to have an overall strategy to protect IP. Second, IP may be protected differently … Continue reading Protection of Copyrights in Philippines

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Can Technicalities In The Copyright, Be Allowed To Water Down The Original Artwork

Lord of Rings : Rings of Power is a series of 5 seasons streaming on Amazon Prime Videos, streaming from 1st September, 2022. This series is most expensive television series ever made. The fans of Lord of the Rings rejoiced when the show was announced as it was publicised that Rings of Power will depict … Continue reading Can Technicalities In The Copyright, Be Allowed To Water Down The Original Artwork

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A Tug of War Between the Bull and the Bear : Convergence of IPR and Competition Law

Abstract On Wall Street brokers call an optimistic market with rising share prices a “bull” market, and the slow, downward movement of the market as a “bear” market. The idea is that both are necessary, that the conflict between the two keeps the economy in balance. Coincidentally, this is analogous to the intertwined interdependent relationship … Continue reading A Tug of War Between the Bull and the Bear : Convergence of IPR and Competition Law

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Protecting Creations Through Moral Rights | Amar Nath Sehgal’s 13 Year Long Battle

Introduction Of The Case Copyright, along with patent and trademark law, is one of the three basic disciplines of contemporary intellectual property law. Overshadowed historically by the economic value of patents and trademarks, the plaintiff, who believed that there can be no beauty without a soul, had brought this case in the hope that the … Continue reading Protecting Creations Through Moral Rights | Amar Nath Sehgal’s 13 Year Long Battle

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Resolution Mechanism Under Copyright Act 1957

Copyright is a type of licensed innovation security conceded under Indian law to the makers of unique works of creation, for example, scholarly works (counting PC projects, tables and assemblages including PC information bases which might be communicated in words, codes, plans or in some other structure, including a machine decipherable medium), emotional, melodic and … Continue reading Resolution Mechanism Under Copyright Act 1957

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IP Protection And Gaming Industry In China

Sports and games have no age bar. From children to adults everyone wants to play and enjoy. Playing helps people relax. E-sports and e-games (video games) are playing a very vital role for today’s generation. Customarily, gaming firms used to build their games from the very scratch including writing all the codes, engines, and int … Continue reading IP Protection And Gaming Industry In China

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How Taylor Swift Wrested Back Ownership of Her Masters

Introduction Taylor Swift is arguably one of the biggest popstars of our time, and there is no denying the immense impact she has had on the musical world. Her feud with her former recording label and a celebrity talent agent has been fascinating from a legal and intellectual property (IP) perspective for how Ms. Swift … Continue reading How Taylor Swift Wrested Back Ownership of Her Masters

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Can Fonts and Typefaces be Protected under Copyright Law?

The terms ‘font’ and ‘typeface’ essentially refer to two similar concepts in the sense that a typeface is the specific presentation or design of letters and numbers, and a font refers to the various factors such as size, color, and style that are variable to the typeface. The difference between the two are therefore technical … Continue reading Can Fonts and Typefaces be Protected under Copyright Law?

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Video game streaming and copyright law

Video game industry has gone through a considerable transformation in the last two decades. It is not restricted to one room or between a few individuals playing a multiplayer game. It has crossed the boundaries and streaming platforms like Twitch, Mixer and YouTube Gaming are also getting popular. It has been observed that during the … Continue reading Video game streaming and copyright law

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