Getting the Deal Through: Right of Publicity
Sandra Duerden from Mourant Ozannes has written a chapter focusing on Guernsey for the Getting the Deal Through: Right of Publicity publication.
On 3 December 2012, the Image Rights (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Ordinance, 2012 came into force in Guernsey. The Ordinance provides for image rights, being exclusive rights in any images associated with or registered against a personality that has been registered in Guernsey’s Register of Personalities and Images.
It also provides for moral rights of the person who embodies the personality (known as the personnage), including a right to object to derogatory treatment of the protected images associated with or registered against the registered personality. The image rights and moral rights in respect of a personality are separate sets of rights and may be in separate ownership (image rights can be owned by a person who is not the personnage)…
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