Monthly Archives: March 2014

What are ‘Personality Rights’?

Every individual or personality has a property right in the use of his or her name, voice, signature, photograph, or likeness. The right of publicity, often called personality rights, is the right of an individual to control the commercial use of his or her name, image, likeness, or other unequivocal aspects of one’s identity . […]

De Minimis Rule – Size doth matter!

De minimis is a Latin expression which means, about minimal things. The concept of de minimis in intellectual property arises as a defence for copyright infringement. The concept of de minimis is applicable when a sample of a musical work, an excerpt from a literary work, a photograph or any artistic Copyrighted work is used […]