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Name: Copyright Law (1970, No. 48).
Country: Japan
Subject(s): Economic and social policy
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1970-05-06
Entry into force:
Published on: Kampoo, 1970-05-06
ISN: JPN-1970-L-18544
Bibliography: Kampoo, 1970-05-06
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Copyright Research and Information Centre (CRIC), Japan PDF of Law as amended to July 2013 in English PDF of Law as amended to July 2013 in English (consulted on 2015-02-03)
Abstract/Citation: Revises the Copyright Act of 1899, bringing it into line with international standards. Provides more protection for self-employed intellectual workers, authors, artists; increases protection period of neighbouring rights to twenty years.

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