WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT)

WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT)
July 21 11:52 2016

WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT) was adopted in Geneva on December 20, 1996 consisting 25 articles. The aim of WCT is to develop and maintain the protection of  the rights of authors in their literacy and artistic works in a manner as effective and uniform as possible. The WCT is a special agreement under the Bern Convention regulating issue on protecting of works and the right of their authors in the digital environment. The relation between Bern Convention (1886) and Paris Convention (1971) is that any contracting party bound or not not bound by the Bern Convention must adhere to the substantive provisions of the 1971 (Paris) Act of the Bern Convention (1886).

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