Category: Copyright

Copyrightability of Characters: A study in light of proper allocation of Performers’ rights

By Pallavi Verma, RMLNLU Editor’s Note: This article discusses the relevant laws and international conventions that deal with the protection of a performers’ copyright. The author restricts this analysis to the right of a performer over his/her portrayal of a fictional character in a TV show/ movie/ performance etc.  INTRODUCTION Copyright […]

Law and Technology

by Nabarun Chandra Ray, GNLU  “Editors Note:  Technology interacts with social, economic and legal frameworks to set the basic ‘affordances’ and constraints of human action over time. The most significant present transformation revolves about computers and the emergence of the networked information economy. These new technological and economic conditions are creating […]