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First Image Rights Registration of a Football Club under New Image Rights Law

25th March 2014

Icondia, the Image Rights Registration specialist, is delighted to announce that it has just submitted an application for registration of the Image Rights for Guernsey Football Club (“GFC”) as a corporate personality. This represents the first registration of a football club under the Image Rights (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Ordinance 2012 (“the IRO”). Through the registration of Image Rights, this is the first law in the world specifically written to allow ‘personality’ to become an asset, in the form intellectual property. As a result of GFC registering its personality, any unique and distinctive attributes of the club personality may receive statutory protection against the deliberate infringement and unauthorised economic exploitation of those images by others. Downloa... Read More

Icondia is First Commercial Entity Globally to Register its Corporate Personality under New Image Rights Law

9th August 2013

Icondia is the first company to be granted the registration of a ‘corporate personality’ under Guernsey’s Image Rights legislation. Icondia’s registration was approved on 22 July 2013, and is the first registration of a commercial entity following the recent reduction of registration fees for ‘legal persons’ The ‘Image Rights (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Ordinance, 2012’ law uniquely permits ‘personality’ to be registered as an item of intellectual property. Download Full Press Release Read More