Copyright assignment

João Miguel Neves joao at
Wed Jun 26 00:33:38 UTC 2002

On Seg, 2002-06-10 at 16:05, Loic Dachary wrote:
> Georg C. F. Greve writes:
>  > What you can transfer are "exclusive exploitation rights," which
>  > economically behave like the anglo-american Copyright, but it does not
>  > contain the "personality rights" of the author.
> 	That's what we call "droits moraux" (moral rights) in France.
> Maybe Till can tell us if these "personality rights" are common to all
> countries in Europe. Are there European countries that have no such
> concept ? It exists in Germany (my guess), in France and ... ?
AFAIK Germany, France, Italy and Portugal have moral rights, even if
these differ from country to country. For instance, in Portugal, it's a
moral right to withdraw from use or distribution a work for "grave moral
reasons" as long as the interested parties are indemnified.

						João Miguel Neves
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