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Alberto Musso

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Department of Legal Studies

Academic discipline: IUS/04 Business Law

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COPYRIGHT LAW 2020 - Optional Background Materials (only for students who actually and regularly have attended lessons)

WARNING: AS WRITTEN IN THE WEBSITE OF THE COURSE AND TOLD IN CLASS, YOU MUST BOOK THE EXAM THROUGH ALMAESAMI ONLY AND, ACCORDINGLY, THE DEADLINE FOR BOOKING IS ONE WEEK BEFORE (NO MORE). NO LATER REQUESTS TO BE IN THE LIST OR TO HAVE THE EXAM IN ANOTHER DAY WILL BE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT FOR BOTH ORGANIZATIVE REASONS AND RESEARCH MEETINGS ABROAD BY THE TEACHER.

IN CASE OF EXAM CLASHES, AS FOR CUSTOMARY RULE AND COMMON SENSE, THE STUDENT MAY ASK TO BE EXCEPTIONALLY EXAMINED FIRST IN ORDER TO BE IMMEDIATELY FREE FOR THE OTHER EXAM.

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INTERNATIONAL/EU BASIC PROVISIONS

Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

https://wipolex.wipo.int/en/treaties/textdetails/12214

Articles 1 - 2 - 6bis - 8 - 9 - 10 - 10bis - 11 - 11bis - 11ter - 12 - 14

 

WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT)

https://wipolex.wipo.int/en/treaties/textdetails/12740

Articles 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 8 - 10

WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT)

https://wipolex.wipo.int/en/treaties/textdetails/12743

Articles 1 - 3 - 5 - 6 -7 - 8 - 10 -11-12- 13- 14 – 16- 18 (only the basic subject-matter in comparison with the parallel WCT provisions)

Directive 2001/29/EC of 22 May 2001 on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society (INFOSOC Directive)

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=celex%3A32001L0029

Articles 2 - 3 - 5


U.S. CASE LAW

  1. Rogers v. Koons, 960 F.2d 301 (2d Cir. 1992) http://openjurist.org/960/f2d/301/rogers-v-koons
  2. Blanch v. Koons, 467 F.3d 244 (2d Cir. 2006) http://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-2nd-circuit/1374144.html
  3. Liebovitz v. Paramount Pictures Corp., 137 F.3d 109 http://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-2nd-circuit/1306605.html
  4. Feist Publications, Inc., v. Rural Telephone Service Co. (1991) https://case.edu/affil/sce/authorship/feist.pdf

 

EU CASE LAW:

(the linked pages permit to choose the decisions among many national languages other than English, if the student wishes to read the judgment - for clarity's sake - in his/her own national language, too)

1) INFOPAQ Case:

http://curia.europa.eu/juris/celex.jsf?celex=62008CJ0005&lang1=it&type=TXT&ancre=

2) LEVOLA Case:

http://curia.europa.eu/juris/document/document.jsf?docid=207682&mode=req&pageIndex=1&dir=&occ=first&part=1&text=&doclang=EN&cid=3576155

3) PELHAM Case:

http://curia.europa.eu/juris/document/document.jsf?docid=216552&doclang=EN

4) DECKMYN Case:

http://curia.europa.eu/juris/document/document.jsf?docid=157281&doclang=EN

5) RENCKHOFF Case

http://curia.europa.eu/juris/document/document.jsf?docid=204738&doclang=EN

6) SPIEGEL ON LINE Case

http://curia.europa.eu/juris/document/document.jsf?text=&docid=216543&pageIndex=0&doclang=en&mode=lst&dir=&occ=first&part=1&cid=3336017

Published on: April 17 2020