Berne Union

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Berne Union

The collective name for countries that are signatories to the Berne Convention, which governs international recognition of copyrights. The vast majority of the world's countries belong to the Berne Union.
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In accordance with the provisions of the Berne Convention for the protection of Literary and Artistic Works, the provisions of this Article may not be interpreted in such a way as to allow its application to be used in a manner which unreasonably prejudices the right holder's legitimate interests or conflicts with a normal exploitation of the computer program.
2) With regard to copyright, in particular, the TRIPS Agreement incorporates the substantive protections of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works.
The United States initially resisted the idea of moral rights, as evidenced by the century-long debate over joining the 1886 European Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works.
International conventions covered include the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, the WIPO Copyright Treaty and Performances and Phonograms Treaty, Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations, and articles nine to 14 of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property.
The cabinet also approved two draft laws for Kuwait's joining Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works and on joining Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property.