The following In-house Advisor practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:
Austria; European Union; Germany; Greece; India; Indonesia; Italy; Japan; Mexico; Russia; South Korea; Sweden; Turkey; USA
The set of questions relating to the topic of Copyright and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:
What is the relevant legislation?
Who enforces it?
Are there any specific provisions of your copyright laws that address the digital exploitation of works? Are there separate statutory provisions that do so?
Do your copyright laws have extraterritorial application to deal with foreign-owned or foreign-operated websites that infringe copyright?
Is there a centralised copyright agency? What does this agency do?
What types of works may be protected by copyright?
What types of rights are covered by copyright?
What may not be protected by copyright?
Do the doctrines of ‘fair use’ or ‘fair dealing’ exist, and, if so, what are the standards used in determining whether a particular use is fair?
Are architectural works protected by copyright? How?
Are performance rights covered by copyright? How?
Are other ‘neighbouring rights’ recognised? How?
Are moral rights recognised?
Is there a requirement of copyright notice?
What are the consequences for failure to use a copyright notice?
Is there a requirement of copyright deposit?
What are the consequences for failure to make a copyright deposit?
Is there a system for copyright
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