Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Test your copyright knowledge: Copyright Quiz 2.0

Copyright Quiz 2.0

Test your knowledge on international copyright 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. T F

5. Once you have copyright protection in Canada or the U.S. you automatically have protection in most 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 his work that may be prejudicial to his honor or reputation. T F

10. Digital copyright issues are treated in a universal manner subject to a single copyright treaty, whereas analogue copyright issues are dealt with on a country-by-country basis. T F

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This quiz was created May 5, 2009.

 Copyrightlaws.com 2009

Answers: 1F, 2T, 3F, 4T, 5T, 6F, 7F, 8T, 9F, 10F