Ancillary Right (Entertainment Law) Law and Legal Definition

Ancillary rights are supplementary or subordinate rights arising from a primary right. This right exists depending upon or reasonably linked to a main right or claim.

Ancillary right, in relation to entertainment law is a contractual agreement in which a percentage of the profits are received and derived from the sale of action figures, posters, CDs, books, T-shirts, etc. relating to a film or motion picture.