Copyright: interministerial decree reorganising related rights
On 7 April 2014, the long-awaited inter-ministerial decree relative to reorganise the copyright’s related right, adopted on 17 January 2014 and registered at the Court of Auditors on 1 April 2014, has been published by the Department of Information and Publications of the Presidency the Council of Ministers, after several consultations with the industry and trade associations, the Permanent Consultative Committee for copyright and the Italian Competition Authority.
The provision of ‘reorganisation, according to article 7, paragraph 1, of Decree-Law 30 April 2010, no. 64, converted, with amendments, by Law 29 June 2010, n. 100, of related right to copyright as per Law of 22 April 1941, no. 633, as amended’ is signed by the pro tempore minister of goods and cultural activities and tourism, the pro tempore minister of labour and social policy and the pro tempore undersecretary of state at the presidency of the Council of Ministers with responsibility for the publishing.
In addition to identifying — defining what primary and supporting artist is meant, within the field of musical works, as well as film and assimilated works — the owners of copyright’s related rights and, therefore, the beneficiaries of the relative compensation, the decree in question provides that the above-mentioned compensations are allocated to each of the intermediaries of artists and performers in percentage compared, separately for the audio and for the video industry, with the artists’ rights amount administered by each of the aforesaid intermediaries…
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