Balancing Copyright - A Survey of National Approaches

Balancing Copyright - A Survey of National Approaches

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How does copyright law take into account the interests of third parties, especially the general publica€™s interest in the greatest possible dissemination of knowledge and culture? Twelve basic questions give copyright law experts from more than forty countries the opportunity to provide answers related to their national law on the following matters: categories of works and subject matter, eligibility conditions, duration, a€œusersa€™ rights, a€ the three-step test, misuse, differentiations between categories of right holders, TPM, and relations of copyright law to other legal areas such as fundamental rights, competition law, consumer protection law, media law etc. The standardized form of the reports makes it easy to see the impacts of copyright law in the industrialized countries as well as in emerging economies; in common-law and civil-law approaches; in countries of the Andean Community and of the European Union, as well as in countries that are not party to the WIPO Treaties. A detailed preliminary chapter provides an approachable overview of issues and results. This chapter also discusses the voice of academia, represented by the European Copyright Code of the a€œWittem Group.a€In cases where copyrighted works are deeply connected with freedom of speech or freedom of research, the ... A work created based on an existing work is not an adaptation where the only parts that are the same as the existing work are parts that are not ... 1994 (Nogawa Group case); an English summary of this case is available at February% 201994.pdf. ... 45 Judgment of the Supreme Court on October 25, 2001 Ryu Kojima 580.

Title:Balancing Copyright - A Survey of National Approaches
Author:Reto M. Hilty, Sylvie Nérisson
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-06-15


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