DATE: August 30, 1996
prepared by the Chairman of the Committees of Experts
on a Possible Protocol to the Berne Convention
and on a Possible Instrument for the Protection of the Rights of Performers and Producers of Phonograms
11.01 Article 11 contains a proposal according to which the duration of the protection of photographic works would be governed by the general rules on the term of protection provided under Article 7 of the Berne Convention. This proposal combines the proposals made by Argentina, Australia, Canada, the European Community and its Member States, Japan, the People's Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, the United States of America, and Uruguay.
[End of Notes on Article 11]
Duration of the Protection of Photographic Works
In respect of photographic works, the Contracting Parties shall apply the provisions of Articles 7(1), 7(3), 7(5), 7(6), 7(7) and 7(8) of the Berne Convention and shall not apply the provisions of Article 7(4).
[End of Article 11]