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Law No. 2016-1321 of October 7, 2016, for a Digital Republic

Year of Version:2016
Date of Entry into Force:October 9, 2016
Date of Text (Enacted):October 7, 2016
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Other
Notes:
Articles 38 and 39 of Law No. 2016-1321 introduce amendments to Articles L.122-5 and L.342-5 of the Legislative Part of the Intellectual Property Code.

Article 38 of the Amendment Law No. 2016-1321 adds after paragraph 9 of Article L.122-5 a new paragraph 10; and after paragraph 4 of Article L.342-3 a new paragraph 5, relating to text and data mining for non-commercial scientific research purposes.

Article 39 adds after paragraph 9 of Article L. 122-5 a new paragraph 11, relating to panorama exception for free reproduction or representation of architectural works or sculptures located in public places.
Available Texts: 
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Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:FR502

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