Journal Article

‘Intellectual Property League’: the importance of IP in the Indian Premier League

Rodney D. Ryder and Ashwin Madhavan

in Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice

Volume 4, issue 12, pages 901-903
Published in print December 2009 | ISSN: 1747-1532
Published online October 2009 | e-ISSN: 1747-1540 | DOI:
‘Intellectual Property League’: the importance of IP in the Indian Premier League

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Legal context and key points

The Indian Premier League has gained immense popularity since it was launched by the Board of Control for Cricket India in 2008. The IPL as it is popularly known has a brand value of more than US$ 2 billion. Keeping this statistic in mind, the authors seek to explain the nuances of protecting IP in cricket. IP as we all know is the most important asset for any enterprise in the 21st century and enterprises with good IP protection systems have reaped huge profits.

Practical significance

As the name suggests, this article gives the reader an insight on what all should a cricket franchise do and what they have done till now to protect the intangible asset which may not be visible to the eye, but is the most important and vulnerable of them all.

Journal Article.  2103 words. 

Subjects: Arbitration ; Intellectual Property Law

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