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Are creators of graphical and fictional characters protected?

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Vinay Butani Partner | Mumbai

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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: Click Here