Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations

Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations
July 21 10:59 2016

Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations was passed on October 26, 1961 at Rome. The Rome Convention includes 34 articles secures protection in performances for performer in phonograms for producers of phonograms and in broadcasts for broadcasting organizations. This Convention was built to respond to new technologies like tape recorders which is existing as a new circumstance of representing ideas.  The limitations of Rome Convention is private use, use of short excerpts for reporting events, for teaching purposes or scientific research. This Convention is open to States party to the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works (1886) or to the Universal Copyright Convention.

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