Copyright And Neighbouring Rights Act Uganda Pdf
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The EIFL Handbook on Copyright and Related Issues for Libraries is a practical guide to topical legal questions affecting the information work of libraries in the digital environment. Each topic is described briefly, the main policy aspects for libraries are outlined, and there are links to library policy statements for further reading.
The Uganda Copyright and Neighbouring Rights Act, 2006
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. Show full item record. Muhereza, Robert. Kampala International University; School of Law. Uganda has diverse and rich traditional knowledge, covering socio-economic aspects of life like music, folklore, apprenticeship, handcraft, production, medicine, etc. The Copyright and intellectual property laws in Uganda stems from the British Copyright laws and intellectual property regimes. As a result these laws are based on western modes of authorship and ownership, since all laws concerning copyright protection has got its origin from Britain.
In copyright law , related rights or neighbouring rights are the rights of a creative work not connected with the work's actual author. It is used in opposition to the term " authors' rights ". Neighbouring rights is a more literal translation of the original French droits voisins. Related rights vary much more widely in scope between different countries than authors' rights. The rights of performers, phonogram producers and broadcasting organisations are certainly covered, and are internationally protected by the Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organisations  signed in Within the European Union , the rights of film producers as opposed to directors and database creators are also protected by related rights, and the term is sometimes extended to include the sui generis rights in semiconductor topologies and other industrial design rights. A practical definition is that related rights are copyright-type rights that are not covered by the Berne Convention.
The Act spells out how one obtains a copyright or neighbouring right; what qualifies to be protect under the Act; provides for how protected works may be exploited by third parties; duration of rights protected under the Act; and creates offences for infringement of copyright and neighbouring rights. It also provides for civil sanctions and remedies for breaching copyright and neighbouring rights by individuals and body of persons. Click on the links below to download the Act and the Copyright and Neighbouring Rights Regulations Copyright and Neighbouring Rights Act Copyright Regulations On Social:. Copyright Law.
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This book is not a substitute for the Copyright Act and Rules. It is intended to serve as an information booklet for enforcement agencies as well as the general public. Government officers and general public are requested to refer to the Copyright Act, as amended from time to time and the Copyright Rules, as amended from time to time before taking any action with reference to copyright registration and infringement.