The first treaty is the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works. It dates back to 1886, but has been revised several times, typically at about 20-year intervals. The latest version was adopted in Paris in 1971. The Berne Convention deals with the protection of copyright. It is based on principles such … Read moreInternational Agreements Concerning Copyright that Govern the Area of Copyright
Many creative works are protected by copyright requires financial investment and professional skills for their production and further dissemination and mass distribution. Activities such as book publishing, sound recording or film producing are usually undertaken by specialized business organizations or companies, and not directly by the authors. Usually, authors and creators transfer their rights to … Read moreTransfer of Copyright – Assignment of Copyright
Right of Reproduction under Copyright Law The right of the owner of copyright to prevent others from making copies of his works is the most basic right under copyright. For example, the making of copies of a protected work is the act performed by a publisher who wishes to distribute copies of a text-based work to the public, … Read moreRight of Reproduction under Copyright Law
Copyright is a form of intellectual property right, protects original works of authorship including literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works, such as poetry, novels, movies, songs, computer software, and architecture. Copyright does not protect facts, ideas, systems, or methods of operation, although it may protect the way these things are expressed. Under section 13 of … Read moreWhat is Copyright? What are the things covered under Copyright?