| Commentary

71 Russia: performers’ rights and related rights

| Commentary

71 Russia: performers’ rights and related rights

The Civil Code of the Russian Federation also provides specific related rights (referred to as ‘Allied Rights’) in the following five categories: performances by performers and conductors and the productions of directors; sound recordings; broadcasts and cable programmes; databases; and published editions of scientific, literary and artistic works including works that have passed into the public domain1.

Performers own both moral rights and economic rights in relation to their performances. There are three moral rights namely the right to be recognised as a performer, the right to a credit and a right of integrity2.

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