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Code of the cinema and motion pictures (consolidated as of February 9, 2014)

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Date of entry into force of original text:June 26, 2009
Date of Text (Enacted):June 24, 2009
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Notes:The Legislative part of this Code was created by the Ordinance of July 24, 2009. Several of its provisions concern the intellectual property :
- its Articles L.213-9 to L.213-15 relate to the assignment of cinematographic representation ;
- its Articles L. 223-1 to L. 223-2 relates to the remuneration due for the exploitation of the cinematographic works through on-demand audiovisual media services;
- its Article L. 442-1 relates to the offense of counterfeiting.
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Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:FR468

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