Berne Convention

Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

 

Article 1 - [Union]

 

Article 2 - [Works]

 

Article 2bis - [Speeches et al.]

 

Article 3 - [Ownership]

 

Article 4 - [Authors of cinematographic works]

 

Article 5 - [National treatment, no formalities, country of Origin] 

 

Article 6 - [Restrictions for works of non-Union nationals]

 

Article 6bis - [Moral rights]

 

Article 7 - [Term of protection]

 

Article 7bis - [Term of protection - joint authorship]

 

Article 8 - [Translations]

 

Article 9 - [Reproduction]


Article 10 - [Quotations, teaching]

 

Article 10bis - [Press - current topics]

 

Article 11 - [Dramatic works]

 

Article 11bis - [Broadcasting]

 

Article 11ter - [Public recitation, translation]

 

Article 12 - [Adaptations]


Article 13 - [Musical works]

 

Article 14 - [Cinematographic adaptation]

 

Article 14bis - [Cinematographic work]

 

Article 14ter - [Sale of original works of art, manuscripts]

 

Article 15 - [Presumption of authorship]

 

Article 16 - [Seizure of infringing copies]

 

Article 17 - [Censorship]

 

Article 18 - [Application]


Article 19 - [Greater protection]

 

Article 20 - [International agreements]

 

Article 21 - [Developing countries]

 

Article 22 - [Assembly]

 

Article 23 - [Executive Committee]

 

Article 24 - [International Bureau]

 

Article 25 - [Budget]

 

Article 26 - [Amendments of articles 22 through 26]

 

Article 27 - [Revisions]

 

Article 28 - [Ratification, accession]

 

Article 29 - [Accession]


Article 29bis - [Exemption - Stockholm Act - articles 22 through 38]

 

Article 30 - [Reservations]

 

Article 31 - [Partial accession]

 

Article 32 - [Transitionary rules]

 

Article 33 - [Dispute resolution]

 

Article 34 - [Earlier Acts]

 

Article 35 - [Term and denunciation]

 

Article 36 - [Measures necesssary for application]


Article 37 - [Signatures]


Article 38 - [Ratification of earlier acts]

 

 

Appendix


 

Article I - [Developing countries]

 

Article II - [Various limitations, translation rights]

 

Article III - [Compulsory licenses]

 

Article IV - [Authorization owner of the right]

 

Article V - [Right of translation]

 

Article VI - [Declarations]

 


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