RIDA 162 | 10-1994

Doctrine

Trends in the development of copyright law in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe

Adolf DIETZ

Code : 162-D2
Keywords :
WIPO Treaties, Copyright, Distribution right, Exhaustion, Public domain, Moral rights, Reproduction (right), Resale (right), Related rights, neighbouring rights, Collective management, statutory, legal, collective, WIPO, Albania, Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Term, duration, Socialism, Ownership, TRIPS, Berne (Convention de) 

Here is an excerpt from the article

Introduction An impressive development of the post-socialist laws of Central and East European countries can be seen in the field of copyright, as in m a n y others inside and outside a broad concept of intellectual property (1). Naturally, w e all know that the reasons for this development lie in the general situation in which all these countries find themselves, a situation characterized by the basic reform of all their political structures and by the transformation of planned economies into free market ones. In a short study concerning copyright law, it is not possible of course to discuss the

* Text of a lecture given on 3 June 1994 at the University of Lyons 3 on the occasion of a Symposium on the development of intellectual property law in Europe held by the Jean Monnet Institute. ** Head of Department at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Patent, Copyright and Competition Law, Munich, Germany. 120

(...)

You can read more of this article in its downloable PDF version.

The authors

Le téléchargement de cet article est disponible uniquement pour les abonnés.

Mots-clés

A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
L
M
N
O
P
R
S
T
U