Ms Tishya Pandey

Tishya Pandey

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Intellectual Property

Moral rights: can authors waive their special rights?
India | 18 March 2019

The Copyright Act specifically addresses authors' special rights, which comprise the right to claim authorship of a work and the right to prevent any distortion, modification or mutilation of a work which would be prejudicial to the author's reputation. While jurisprudence on moral rights is still relatively limited, a few foundational cases are emblematic of India's approach and the associated legal issues.