Commentary

97 Making of subsequent works by same artist

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY vol 21(2) copyright
| Commentary

97 Making of subsequent works by same artist

| Commentary

97 Making of subsequent works by same artist

If the author of an artistic work is not the owner of the copyright in it (eg because the work was produced in the course of the author’s employment1 or because the author has sold the copyright) and copies that work in making another work, he will not infringe any copyright in the first work if the main design of the first work is not repeated or imitated in the subsequent work2.

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