The world of the story and its characters have always been intriguing. With the recent wave of films, television series, media, and merchandise around the world incorporating a slew of characters from storybooks, video games, comic strips, toys, and even mascots, it is imperative to identify the laws in India that would protect the owner/creator of such characters from any wrongful exploitation.
Economic Laws Practice (ELP)’s partner Vinay Butani and Senior Associate Faiz Thakur have co-authored an article titled “Are creators of graphical and fictional characters protected”? published by moneycontrol.com throw light on the subject.
Read the article here: http://bit.ly/3O7put7