Commentary

38.2 Ownership of revived copyright in works of co-authorship

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| Commentary

38.2 Ownership of revived copyright in works of co-authorship

| Commentary

38.2 Ownership of revived copyright in works of co-authorship

Since the new provisions relating to duration of copyright in works of co-authorship under the 2013 Regulations apply if either or both the musical work and the literary work were protected by copyright immediately prior to 1 November 2013, it follows that if, say, the copyright in the literary work had expired prior to 1 November 2013 but the copyright in the music had not, then the copyright in the lyrics would be revived as from commencement of the 2013 Regulations on 1 November 2013 and would continue to subsist until

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