Copyright regulates the relationships arising in connection with creation and use of works of science, literature and art. The author of the work posesses the following rights: 1) the exclusive right to the work; 2) the copyright; 3) the right of the author to the name; 4) the right to inviolability of the work; 5) the right to promulgation of the work. The author of the work of science, literature or art is considered the citizen by whose creative activity it has been created. The person indicated as the author on the original or the copy of the work is considered its author if other is not proved. The objects of copyrights are works of science, literature and art irrespective of advantages or purposes of the work, or of the way of its expression: literary works; drama and music-drama pieces, script works; choreographic pieces and pantomimes; pieces of music with or without text; audiovisual products; pieces of painting, sculpture, graphics, design, graphic stories, comics and other works of fine arts; pieces of crafts art and scenographic art; - pieces of architecture, town-planning and landscape gardening art, including projects, drawings, images and breadboard models; - photographic works the works created in the ways similar to the photography; - geographical, geological and other cards, plans, sketches and the plastic works concerning geography, topography and other sciences; - Others works85. The copyrights to all kinds of computer programs (including operational systems and program complexes) which can be expressed in any language and in any form, including the initial text and the objective code, are protected in the same way with the copyrights to works of literature. The registration of the product or any other formalities are not required for occurrence, realization and protection of copyrights. What about computer programs and databases, a voluntary registration of the legal owner according to rules of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation is possible. Copyrights do not spread on ideas, concepts, principles, methods, processes, systems, ways or decisions of technical, organizational or other problems, and also on discoveries, facts, programming languages. To announce the exclusive right on the product a legal owner has the right to use the sign of copyright protection which is located on every copy of the product and consists of the following elements: the encircled Latin letter "C", the name of the legal owner, the year of the first publication of the work. The terms of validity of the exclusive right to the product are specified in Art. 1281 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation. Patent Right
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Published on Jul 6, 2010
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