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II. History of the Organizational Framework
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Volume XIV: Copyright and Industrial Property | Chapter 6 (2006): Collective Administration of Copyrights and Neighbouring Rights

A. 18th and 19th Centuries

25. – It all started in 1791, in France, with the establishment of the “Bureau dramatique”, followed by a competing entity “I’Agence Fillette-Loraux/Sauvan” in 1798. In the field of stage performances they were succeeded in 1837 by the “Société des auteurs et composituers dramatiques” (SACD – Society of authors and dramatic composers).1 This still active CAO now a…

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Gunnar Karnell, “II. History of the Organizational Framework”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 07 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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