A Comparative Study of Copyright Protection in Fashion Industry in India and USA

  • Upasna Rana
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  • Upasna Rana

    LLM Student at RGSOPIL, IIT Kharagpur, India

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Copyrights in today’s world forms an integral asset in any industry and at the same time is crucial for protecting the expressions of the creator. Fashion industry generates employment at huge scale and creates a visible impact on the economy of any country. Statutes which deal with copyright protection in fashion world in India are The Copyright Act, 1956 and Designs Act, 2000, whereas that of USA is its Constitution and Copyright Act, 1976. The paper deals with a comparative study copyright protection granted in India and USA in the fashion world. Methodology adopted in doing this research is purely doctrinal. The goal of the author through this research is to demarcate the benefits available to the creators in fashion and also elaborate its limitations provided in the statutes.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 4, Page 1374 - 1379

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.111357

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