Estonia

Accession to the Berne Convention Act of 18 May 1994

Year of Version:1994
Date of Text:May 18, 1994
Type of Text:Treaty Approvals
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Notes:
Date on which Estonia became party to the Convention (Paris Act): October, 26 1994.

The WTO notification states:
'1. The Republic of Estonia, in accordance with Article 1.3 of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, will not apply the criterion of publication referred to in Article 5(1)(c) of the Rome Convention as regards the protection of producers of phonograms.
2. In accordance with Article 1.3 of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, the Republic of Estonia avails itself of the possibility provided in Article 6(2) of the Rome Convention and, consequently, will protect broadcasts only if the headquarter of the broadcasting organization is situated in a WTO Member and the broadcast was transmitted from a transmitter situated in the same WTO Member.'
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Berni kirjandus- ja kunstiteoste kaitse konventsiooniga ühinemise seadus (Vastu võetud 18.05.1994) Berni kirjandus- ja kunstiteoste kaitse konventsiooniga ühinemise seadus (Vastu võetud 18.05.1994), Complete document (pdf) [26 KB] Berni kirjandus- ja kunstiteoste kaitse konventsiooniga ühinemise seadus (Vastu võetud 18.05.1994), Complete document (htm) [1 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Treaties:
WIPO Lex No.:EE012

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