Copyright

Copyright

Copyright arises from the creation of a work of art, literature or science.
Copyright may belong only to a person that is a citizen (or several citizens, co-authors).

Objects of copyright

- Literary works (including computer program);
- Dramatic and musical-dramatic works, scripts;
- Choreographic works and pantomimes;
- Musical compositions with or without words;
- Audiovisual works (cinema, television and video, slide films, slide shows and other movies and television);
- Paintings, sculptures, graphics, design, graphic novels, comic books and other works of fine art;
- Works of decorative art and stage design;
- Works of architecture, urban planning and landscape art;
- Photographic works and works produced by processes analogous to photography;
- Geographical, geological and other maps, plans, sketches and three-dimensional works relative to geography, topography and other sciences;
- Other works.

Shall not be objects of copyright

- Official documents (laws, court decisions, other texts of legislative, administrative or judicial character) and official translations thereof;
- State symbols and signs (flags, armorial bearings, medals, monetary signs and other State symbols and official signs);
- Works of folk art;
- Reports on events and facts that have informational character.

Personal and exclusive rights

Copyright consists of personal rights of an author, as well as the exclusive right to use the work.

Personal rights are inalienable, author cannot transfer them to another person or waive this rights. Personal rights are:
- The right of authorship, that is the right to call himself an author of the work, as well as the right to protection from plagiarism,
- The right to a name, that is the right to use the product under its own name or a pseudonym or anonymous (unnamed),
- The right to disclosure of a work,
- The right to protection work from distortion.
Exclusive rights to use the work is a property right. This right may be transferred by the author to another person / persons. Exclusive right includes the right to:
- Repeated reproduction of the work,
- On its public display, including television and radio sounding,
- The right to distribute (sell) the work,
- The right to process (changes, modifications) of works.

If these actions are taken without the consent of the author (or without the consent of the person to whom was referred the exclusive right), it is a violation of copyright.

Not constitute a breach of copyright: use of the work for personal use, copying product one time without pecuniary interest, quotations, as well as some other cases.

The duration of copyright

Personal Copyright valid indefinitely.

The copyright is valid for the life of the author and for 70 years after his death.

Depositing of copyright

One way to prove authorship is to depositing copyright.

In the event of a conflict, the protocol of deposit is a reliable means of proof of copyright.

Protocol of deposit is a document containing information about author, mediator, as well as about date of deposit of a work.

Copy of the product sealed so that it was impossible to open an envelope without breaking the press. Sealed envelope placed in deposit box, until the need to prove an author's rights to this product.

For carrying out a deposit is not paid any fees, because the Rospatent does not provide deposit services for copyright, except rights to computer programs and databases.

Total cost of services

Total cost of depositing of copyright: $241

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