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Decree of July 23, 1996, on the Agreement of the Centre français d’exploitation du droit de copie

Date of Text (Issued):July 23, 1996
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), IP Regulatory Body
Notes:
This Decree gives approval to the Centre français d’exploitation du droit de copie for a five years term.
This center is a collective management society regulated by Articles L. 311-1 to L. 311-8 of the Intellectual Property Code, which aims to defend authors and publishers’ rights against illicit copies of their works. In order to do so, it contractually allows organizations to make paper or electronic copies and in return they pay royalties which are passed on to the authors and publishers whose works have actually been copied by this Centre français d’exploitation du droit de copie.
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French

Arrêté du 23 juillet 1996 portant agrément du Centre français d’exploitation du droit de copie Arrêté du 23 juillet 1996 portant agrément du Centre français d’exploitation du droit de copie, Complete document (pdf) [96 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:FR181

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