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Compare the US patent system with European patent system.

. Which works are protected by copyright? What are the two basic conditions for the protection of a work? Can X get copyright for something that has been created by Y before? If so, under what conditions?

Why is Collective Management necessary in the exercise of copyright and related rights? What rights are commonly taken care of by the Collective Management Organisations (CMOs)? What is the difference between Rights Clearance Centres and One-Stop Shops for collective management?

Wahid & Tanweer:

Patent Docs, as you can probably tell from our name, focuses on patent issues (and more specifically on biotech and pharma patent issues). There are, however, a number of copyright-related blogs that may be able to answer your questions.

Donald Zuhn

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