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Name Owner of economic right of work (copyrighted)
Description Section 6. Owner of economic right of work (copyrighted): (1) The author of a work shall be the first owner of the economic right of that work. (2) Notwithstanding anything contained in Sub-section (1), the economic right of a work shall vest in the following person or organization in the following circumstances:- (a) Co-author in the case of a joint work; Provided, however, that where such a joint work is divided in different parts and each part can be identified as of different authors and the work can be used separately, the economic right shall vest in the concerned author in respect of each part created by that author. (b) In cases where a joint work is prepared at the initiation or direction of any person or organisation, that person or organisation at whose direction or initiation such a work has been so prepared, (c) In case where a work is prepared on payment of remuneration by any person or organisation, that person or organisation who has paid such remuneration, (d) In the case of an anonymous work, the publisher of that work, until the authorship of such a work is proved. Provided, however, that in cases where the real author of such a work presents his/her identity subsequently, the economic right of that work shall vest in that author from the date of presentation of his/her identity.(e) In the case of an audio-visual work, the producer of such a work except as otherwise provided for in the contract. Provided, however, that in case where the work of the co-author of an audio-visual work or a pre-existing work is incorporated or adapted in making the audio-visual work, their economic right shall be according to their respective contribution.
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Validity From 2002-08-15
Validity To 9999-12-31
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Agency Ministry of Industry
Created Date 2017-02-14 12:57:38.0
Update Date 2017-02-15 11:46:00.0
Status Active
Measure Type Rights
Legal/Regulation The Copyright Act, 2059 (2002)
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