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Preliminary Note
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Volume XIV: Copyright and Industrial Property | Chapter 5 (2006): Neighbouring Rights – Comparison of Laws

1. – This manuscript was completed in March 1999. The main results have not changed in the meantime and are not expected to change in the near future. However, the reader should be aware of the fact that, since the adoption of the Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Agreement) and the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT) in 1994 and 1996 respectively,1 the degree of legislative activities in the field of neighbouring rights…

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Silke von Lewinski, “Preliminary Note”, 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 22 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2018

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