International copyright affects us all. We live in a global world and national copyright laws are connected through the leading international copyright treaty, the Berne Convention. Do you have an international copyright issue? Do you know what you need to know about global copyright law? Take our international copyright law principle quiz and test your copyright knowledge.
Test Your Copyright Law Knowledge:[spacer height=”20px”]International Copyright Law Principles
True or False?
1. Copyright law is the same throughout the world. T F
2. The leading copyright convention is the Berne Convention. T F
3. All countries have the same copyright duration: life + 50 or fifty years after the author’s death. T F
4. If you have permission to reproduce an image in one country, you may not reproduce the image in a different country without also getting permission for that country. T F
5. Once you have copyright protection in Canada or the U.S. you automatically have protection in 173 countries around the world. T F
6. There is an international copyright registry where anyone may file an application for worldwide copyright protection. T F
7. A license for the use of digital content must be subject to the laws of your own country to be valid. T F
8. The way that international copyright law works is that you apply the copyright law of your own country, i.e., the law of the country where the work is being copied. T F
9. All countries protect the reputation of an author of a copyright-protected work in perpetuity in terms of the author being able to claim authorship and prevent modifications of their work that may be prejudicial to their honor or reputation. T F
10. Digital copyright issues are treated in a universal manner subject to a single copyright treaty, whereas analog copyright issues are dealt with on a country-by-country basis. T F
Answers: 1F, 2T, 3F, 4T, 5T, 6F, 7F, 8T, 9F, 10F
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This quiz was developed by Lesley Ellen Harris, Founder and CEO of Copyrightlaws.com.