Role Of Intellectual Property Rights In Ipl: An Overview





Nitin Srinivas. J, School of Excellence in Law, TNDALU


ABSTRACT


Sports became an integral part of our life. It is seen across all over the world and importance now a days is given on a massive scale as it contributes about 5 percentage of GDP. As we all know Indian people has a massive fan following and craze for cricket and commercial business behind it. The Indian Premier League is one of the most popular and successful tournaments and there is a lot of amounts invested in it. Commercialization brings profit and also it can be exploited very easily. IP rights plays a huge role not only in industry which manufactures and produces a new thing but also for an entertainment and sports industry. This Article mainly deals with how does different IPs like trademark, copyrights, design etc. protects a massive tournament from exploitation, what are the rights the franchise teams possess and what will happen if there is any kind of infringement.


Indian Journal of Law and Legal Research

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