Is the UK heading towards protection of image rights?

Coors, Corinna (2015) Is the UK heading towards protection of image rights? In: Selected Issues in Public Private Law. ATINER, Athens, Greece, pp. 187-199. ISBN 9786185065782

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Abstract

This article analyses the background to and latest developments in the case-law in the UK which deals with the commercial exploitation of an individual’s personality. It will consider whether the law of passing off in the UK could be extended beyond the traditional common law situations including false endorsement and false merchandising claims. The author concludes that although traditional common law remedies will evolve, a formal recognition of personality rights remains unlikely in the near future in the UK.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Image rights, Passing off, Privacy, Personality right, Intellectual property
Subjects: Law and criminal justice > Law
Depositing User: Corinna Coors
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2016 09:20
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2017 15:01
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1509

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