Derivative Works Guidelines


IMPLS Entertainment Pte. Ltd. (hereinafter to be referred to as “We”, “Us”, “Our” or "Paper Rex" as the case may be) has established these guidelines (hereinafter to be referred to as “overall guidelines”) for the creation and use of derivative works so that fans may have the peace of mind to be able to enjoy our content in as many different forms as possible.

When creating derivative works that comply with these overall guidelines, there is no need to contact us for permission.

Our official press and branding kit is available via this link.

For derivative works that do not fall under any specified categories, please refer to these overall guidelines. For fan created merchandise or artwork, please refer to the specific category guidelines below.

Definition of Derivative Works

We consider derivative works to be creations born of fans’ ideas and creativity, based on content created by us.

We will not exercise our rights in regards to works that we deem to be derivative works, as long as they comply with these overall guidelines.

Please note that we may use any derivative works you create as posts, thumbnails, on social media, etc.

Note: We do not consider the use of our content as is, or with modifications lacking creative input, to be classified as derivative works. Such use does not fall within the scope of these guidelines.

Our Requests

Please comply with the following guidelines regarding derivative works:

  • Please be mindful of our talents, and refrain from creating derivative works that they may find unpleasant.
  • Please limit your creation of derivative works to a fan or hobby level. Do not use our content for business purposes (including, but not limited to, cases where a business bears the production costs, etc., even if it is under the name of an individual), or for purposes that can be deemed as for-profit.
  • Please comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including the terms and rules of any relevant platforms.

Please refrain from creating derivative works that fall under the following categories:

  • Content that is falsely represented as official, or can be misinterpreted or mistaken as official.
  • Content that is contradictory to public order and morality, or exceeds what is socially acceptable.
  • Content that includes matters pertaining to any particular ideology, belief, religion, or politics.
  • Content that damages our image, or that of our talents or our content.
  • Content that damages a third party’s image, or violates their rights.
  • Other content that we deem unsuitable.

Additional Notes

We do not relinquish our copyright or related rights through these overall guidelines. We maintain these rights.

We make no guarantees in regards to the use of our content or related derivative works, including any actions that may violate a third party’s rights.

We shall not be responsible if the use, performance, or submission of our content, or a related derivative work, results in a dispute with a third party.
These overall guidelines are subject to change without notice. Please ensure that you follow the latest version of these guidelines at all times.

Fan Art and Merchandise Guidelines


IMPLS Entertainment Pte. Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “We”, “Us”, “Our”, or “Paper Rex” as the case may be) has established these guidelines (hereinafter to be referred to as “fan art and merchandise guidelines”) to provide safe and diverse ways that fans can enjoy our content and talents by establishing clear guidelines regarding fan created merchandise and artwork. Fan created merchandise and artwork refer to any form of fan-created merchandise or artwork shared and distributed at public events, tournaments, social media, or via any other similar outlets.

Fan created artwork and merchandise that comply with the fan art and merchandise guidelines may be shared without individual inquiries to Paper Rex.

In addition to these fan art and merchandise guidelines, fan art and merchandise should also comply with our overall guidelines.
If a fan art and merchandise contains content Paper Rex does not own the rights to, it should also comply with the terms of use and other guidelines the content owner has published. Please understand that we will not respond to individual inquiries regarding how we interpret third parties’ terms of use and guidelines.

Our Requests

In addition to “our requests” in the overall guidelines, please also comply with the following requests when creating, displaying or sharing your fan art and merchandise:

  • Please keep your merchandise or artwork strictly non-commercial. This means you are prohibited to sell your merchandise or artwork.
  • Please refrain from merchandise that can be falsely represented as official, or can be misinterpreted or mistaken as official.
  • Please clearly state that the merchandise is fan-created within the merchandise itself and/or packaging (if applicable).
  • Please do not use our content as is, or with modifications lacking creative input, in the fan artwork or merchandise.
  • Please do not infringe on the rights of third parties.
  • Should materials used in the fan merchandise or artwork be created by a third party, proper permission must be obtained from that third party to Paper Rex prior to its inclusion.
  • Please follow the local rules and procedures of the location where the merchandise is to be distributed.
  • Please contact us using the email below if you have more specific questions.

Our contact email address is and we will reply you through this email address.

Additional Notes

The “additional notes” in the overall guidelines will apply.

Thank you

Thank you! We appreciate all the fandom and enthusiasm you share for Paper Rex.