Personality Rights in India: Available Safeguards against Exploitation

  • Vaishali
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  • Vaishali

    Senior Associate at TMT Law Practice, India

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How do we look at Personality Rights when it comes to their protection or monetization? It is a matter of the fact that the Personality Rights are looked at parlance with any property, thereby making it tradable and requiring protection from any infringements. With the development of Intellectual Property Laws, recognizing and accepting the Personality Rights of celebrities have grown in, and protection of those rights have become so particularly important from misuse or unauthorized exploitation at present or in future. This article will discuss the concept of Personality Rights of the celebrity and statutory protection provided under Indian laws with the help of judicial pronouncements.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 1, Page 800 - 805


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