The copyright law of Switzerland is the the Swiss Federal Copyright Act of 1992. Switzerland is one of more than 160 signatories of international copyright treaties. The Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property administers copyright and collective licensing in Switzerland.
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Swiss Copyright Certificate Course – GRUNDZÜGE DES URHEBERRECHTS IN DER SCHWEIZ
The importance of copyright has increased enormously with the digitization of global networking. This affects not only the media, but each and every industry. Dealing with texts, photographs, drawings, sketches, music and film clips, software and databases requires a comprehensive knowledge of copyright. Only those who understand the legalities of copyright can comply when using, creating, distributing or archiving copyrighted material. This course will help employees understand the essential terms of a license agreement and what rights must be obtained when using copyrighted content.
The seminar provides the basic legal knowledge required in dealing with copyright protectable works. The aim of the seminar is the competent everyday dealing with these works and related rights.
Who Should Attend?
This course is for individuals who would like a better understanding of how copyright and licensing works in Switzerland. The course is taught in German.