Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Practical problems_Copy right Act_1

Do the following acts constitute infringement of copyright? Give brief reasons in support of your answer:

(i) Reproduction of a musical work by a teacher in the course of instructions to students.
(ii) Reproduction for research of an unpublished work kept in a public library.
(iii) Making a dozen copies of a book borrowed from a library when such book is available in the market.
(iv) Reproduction in a periodical of a write-up by an expert on a social subject of which the author has expressly retained his copyright.
(v) Making copies of a computer programme from a floppy disc bought from the market and using it for office work.

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