| Commentary

37 Revived copyright

| Commentary

37 Revived copyright

The extension of the copyright term to the life of the author plus 70 years was made applicable to works in which copyright had expired before 31 December 1995 but which were on 1 July 1995 protected in another EEA state under legislation relating to copyright or related rights1. This has resulted in works which had gone into the public domain in the United Kingdom but which were still subject to copyright protection in, say, Germany on 1 July 1995, being subject once more to United Kingdom copyright protection from 1 January 1996 for a further period

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