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II. Performing Artists
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Volume XIV: Copyright and Industrial Property | Chapter 5 (2006): Neighbouring Rights – Comparison of Laws

Completed March 1999; some later developments have been taken into account.

Silke von Lewinski

A. Beneficiaries of Protection

5. Basic definition of performers. – The Rome Convention has proven to be highly influential in setting down the definition of a performing artist. In particular, the co…

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Silke von Lewinski, “II. Performing Artists”, 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 28 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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