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Directive 2001/84/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 September 2001 on the resale right for the benefit of the author of an original work of art

Year of current version:2001
Date of entry into force of original text:October 13, 2001
Date of Text (Enacted):September 27, 2001
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Notes:This Directive requires the Member States to “provide, for the benefit of the author of an original work of art, a resale right, to be defined as an inalienable right, which cannot be waived, even in advance, to receive a royalty based on the sale price obtained for any resale of the work, subsequent to the first transfer of the work by the author.”
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English

Directive 2001/84/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 September 2001 on the resale right for the benefit of the author of an original work of art Directive 2001/84/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 September 2001 on the resale right for the benefit of the author of an original work of art, Complete document (pdf) [131 KB]

French

Directive 2001/84/CE du Parlement européen et du Conseil du 27 septembre 2001 relative au droit de suite au profit de l'auteur d'une œuvre d'art originale Directive 2001/84/CE du Parlement européen et du Conseil du 27 septembre 2001 relative au droit de suite au profit de l'auteur d'une œuvre d'art originale, Complete document (pdf) [128 KB]

Spanish

Directiva 2001/84/CE del Parlamento Europeo y del Consejo, de 27 de septiembre de 2001, relativa al derecho de participación en beneficio del autor de una obra de arte original Directiva 2001/84/CE del Parlamento Europeo y del Consejo, de 27 de septiembre de 2001, relativa al derecho de participación en beneficio del autor de una obra de arte original, Complete document (pdf) [129 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:EU087

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