Re: Re: International Copyright Law
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Posted by Raymond W. Rowe, ESQ. on June 16, 1999 at 09:29:31:
In Reply to: Re: International Copyright Law posted by George Mills on April 15, 1999 at 15:51:58:
There are treaties such as the Berne Convention, NAFTA, and TRIPS that cover copyrights internationally. The short answer to your question is that in most cases if you register in one country that is a member of a treaty, you do not have to register in other countries. There are many exceptions to this. In regards to music, Berne does not expressly cover sound recordings.
Also, it may be to your advantage to register in other countries because many countries give authors more rights than the United States does.
Raymond W. Rowe, ESQ.
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