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Role Of Intellectual Property Rights In Ipl: An Overview

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


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

Abbreviation: IJLLR

ISSN: 2582-8878


Accessibility: Open Access

License: Creative Commons 4.0

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