Commentary

147 Former Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 provisions relating to films and photographs made on or after 1 August 1989 and before 1 January 1996

ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA vol 15(1) commentary, music industry documentation
| Commentary

147 Former Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 provisions relating to films and photographs made on or after 1 August 1989 and before 1 January 1996

| Commentary

147 Former Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 provisions relating to films and photographs made on or after 1 August 1989 and before 1 January 1996

The subsistence of copyright in films made on or after 1 August 1989 and before 1 January 1996 was determined by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 Section 5 (repealed). ‘Film’ is defined as a recording on any medium from which a moving image may by any means be produced1, but no copyright existed in a film which was, or to the extent that it was, a copy taken from a previous film2.

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