International Union for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works (Bern Union)
Union internationale pour la protection des oeuvres littéraires et artistiques (Union de Berne)
Unión Internacional para la Protección de las Obras Literarias y Artisticas (Unión de Berna)
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1886-09-09 Bern Switzerland
Established by T-XT0066 - Bern Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, 1886, completed 1896, Paris (France), and revised: 1908, Berlin (Germany); 1914, Bern; 1928, Rome (Italy); 1948, Brussels (Belgium); 1967, Stockholm (Sweden); 1971, Paris. Amended 1979. Neighbouring Rights: E-XE1113 - Intergovernmental Committee of the International Convention of Rome for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations, 26 Oct 1961, Rome; T-XT6120 - International Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations (Rome Convention), 26 Oct 1961, Rome; T-XT7108 - Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms (Geneva Convention), 29 Oct 1971, Geneva (Switzerland); T-XT7407 - Convention Relating to the Distribution of Programme-carrying Signals Transmitted by Satellite (Brussels Convention), 21 May 1974, Brussels. The Bern Union is currently a Union within B-XB3635 - World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
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