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Protection Of Video Games Under Indian And The United States Of America’s Copyright Law

Sayed Qudrat Hashimy, Research Scholar (Ph.D. in Law), Department of Studies in Law, University of Mysore


Video games raise various legal questions and challenges for the IPR system, mainly due to the complexity and segmentation of the game and there is some particular problem with a particular video like trademark registration, and copyrighted content directly such as sound effects. The current area of the legal protection of video games is very complex. Though Art. 2 of the Berne Convention protects video games under copyright protection. Vidoe game is also subject to protection under the national law of the member states, protection of video games is required in the world of technology and creativity. The modern game contains audiovisual few features software that interacts with a different part of the video game. The present study employs the doctrinal method of research and is limited to the protection of video games under the Indian Copyright protection and the United State of America Copyright Protection.

Keywords: Video game, Indian Copyright, US Copyright


Indian Journal of Law and Legal Research

Abbreviation: IJLLR

ISSN: 2582-8878


Accessibility: Open Access

License: Creative Commons 4.0

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