International Agreements Concerning Copyright that Govern the Area of Copyright

The first treaty is the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works. It dates back to 1886, but has been revised several times, typically at about 20-year intervals. The latest version was adopted in Paris in 1971. The Berne Convention deals with the protection of copyright. It is based on principles such … Read moreInternational Agreements Concerning Copyright that Govern the Area of Copyright

Transfer of Copyright – Assignment of Copyright

Many creative works are protected by copyright requires financial investment and professional skills for their production and further dissemination and mass distribution. Activities such as book publishing, sound recording or film producing are usually undertaken by specialized business organizations or companies, and not directly by the authors. Usually, authors and creators transfer their rights to … Read moreTransfer of Copyright – Assignment of Copyright

Right of Reproduction under Copyright Law

Right of Reproduction under Copyright Law The right of the owner of copyright to prevent others from making copies of his works is the most basic right under copyright.  For example, the making of copies  of  a  protected  work  is  the  act  performed  by  a  publisher  who  wishes  to distribute copies of a text-based work to the public, … Read moreRight of Reproduction under Copyright Law

What is Copyright? What are the things covered under Copyright?

Copyright is a form of intellectual property right, protects original works of authorship including literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works, such as poetry, novels, movies, songs, computer software, and architecture. Copyright does not protect facts, ideas, systems, or methods of operation, although it may protect the way these things are expressed. Under section 13 of … Read moreWhat is Copyright? What are the things covered under Copyright?

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