Universal Copyright Convention

Because of the global nature of the Internet, there is a need to protect intellectual property on a global basis. The Universal Copyright Convention (UCC) predated the United States’ entry into the Berne Convention that resolved the protection of copyrighted works. The Universal Copyright Convention was a union for the protection of the rights of authors in their literary and artistic works. These international treaties have assisted with the worldwide copyright protection plus have allowed foreign authors to receive copyright protection in countries other than where they are nationals or domiciled.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

How did the Paris Convention affect the Berne Safeguard Clause?


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