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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 Version:2001
Date of Entry into Force: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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