IMAGE RIGHTS VS OWNERSHIP OF COPYRIGHT IN A PHOTOGRAPH UNDER THE COPYRIGHT ACT – THE CASE OF BANIRE V. NTA STAR TV (CA/A/345/2017)

1.0 INTRODUCTION The rationale that a person that takes a photograph; subject to a contract indicating otherwise, owns the copyright in the resultant image is one that has been long established in Nigerian jurisprudence and legislation. However, the right of a person; being subject of a photograph, to commercialise their personality, and to prevent its …

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