U.S. government works in other countries
rschi at rsmba.biz
Fri Feb 13 16:53:28 UTC 2004
On 2004.02.12 23:30 John Cowan wrote:
> The draft NOSA implies that U.S. government works, though in the
> domain in the U.S., are subject to copyright in other countries. Is
> really true? The Berne Convention seems ambiguous on the case; it
> to me that it doesn't clearly foresee the case of works which are
> in copyright in the country of origin.
The WTO countries are supposed to recognize US copyright, as the US is
supposed to recognize the IP of the other WTO countries. Easier said
then done, but it's there.
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