Revision to copyright law
The revision to copyright law is aimed at better exploiting the opportunities presented by the digital age while at the same time combating internat piracy more effectively.
Copyright law also regulates the related rights of performing artists, producers of phonograms and broadcasting companies.
|What is protected?|
Works of literature and art (including
|How does it become protected?|
Automatically at the moment of creation
Literary and artistic creations of
|No protection for|
|What are the exceptions?|
Private use, citations, back-up copies
|Scope of protection|
Defined by the specific work
|Period of protection|
Up to 70 years after the death of the
|Indications of protection|
©, “Copyright”, “All rights reserved”,
|Application fees (CH)|
|Renewal / maintenance fees (CH)|
|Unique to Switzerland|
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