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Directive 2006/116/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 on the term of protection of copyright and certain related rights (codified version)

Year of current version:2006
Date of entry into force of original text:January 16, 2007
Date of Text (Enacted):December 12, 2006
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Notes:This Directive makes the terms of protection of copyright and related rights identical throughout the Community; and lays down the terms of protection and implementing arrangements, excluding moral rights. It is a consolidated version of the former EU Directive harmonising the term of copyright protection
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English

Directive 2006/116/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 on the term of protection of copyright and certain related rights (codified version) Directive 2006/116/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 on the term of protection of copyright and certain related rights (codified version), Complete document (pdf) [82 KB]

French

Directive 2006/116/CE du Parlement Européen et du Conseil du 12 décembre 2006 relative à la durée de protection du droit d'auteur et de certains droits voisins (version codifiée) Directive 2006/116/CE du Parlement Européen et du Conseil du 12 décembre 2006 relative à la durée de protection du droit d'auteur et de certains droits voisins (version codifiée), Complete document (pdf) [92 KB]

Spanish

Directiva 2006/116/CE del Parlamento Europeo y del Consejo de 12 de diciembre de 2006 relativa al plazo de protección del derecho de autor y de determinados derechos afines (Versión codificada) Directiva 2006/116/CE del Parlamento Europeo y del Consejo de 12 de diciembre de 2006 relativa al plazo de protección del derecho de autor y de determinados derechos afines (Versión codificada), Complete document (pdf) [90 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:EU108

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