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The issue of copyrighting protection for musical works & their promotion through the internet. 2 April 2021

An issue that  occupies artists , is the copyrighting protection and registration of their work. At this point, it should be made clear that protecting the idea and then promoting ,may be useful to all . Moreover, it should be noted that the intellectual property and validity of a copyrighting work begins from the moment of its creation and according to the law lasts 70 years after the death of its creator. After another 70…

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When I create a project and upload it online, in accordance with the terms and conditions of many sites, I must transfer the copyright to the project to the site. Does this mean that I have lost all rights to my projects in the future? 26 March 2021

Greek law allows for the total transfer of property rights, including all powers of a property nature, but is rarely used. The transfer of any special power of a property nature is possible. Contracts and licenses are drawn up in writing, but invalidity can only be invoked by the copyright holder. Greek copyright law contains certain rules of interpretation concerning transfers, contracts and licenses. The preparation of contracts that refer to future ways of exploitation…

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Can I download a copyrighted work from the internet? 12 March 2021

Downloading (downloading) a work from the internet is an act of reproduction and requires the permission of the author or other beneficiaries. The method of reproduction or the means of technology are legally indifferent. A basic criterion for “partial” reproduction is that the part of the work itself be original. It should be noted that quantitative criteria are not taken into account for the protection of a project. Titles and slogans or other “small works”…

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Can I use copyrighted music to accompany a video I made at home to upload to an online audiovisual platform? 11 March 2021

When the end user, without the permission of the creator or other beneficiary, adapts a copyrighted piece of music for uploading (posting) on ​​social networks, he may infringe the reproduction right, the adaptation right and the presentation right / available to the public. There may also be an infringement of the moral right, in particular the right to acknowledge paternity and the right to safeguard the integrity of the work. National law does not include…

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Under what conditions can I use a work created by another person and protected by copyright? 5 March 2021

The permission of the creator or other beneficiary is necessary for the legal use of the protected work. This is granted in the context of contracts or licenses that are drawn up in writing and may involve the payment of a fee. A number of legislative initiatives have established the legal framework for open data, such as the law on the re-use of public sector information and data, the law on Clarity and the law…

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Can I download a copyrighted work from the internet? Does the technology used matter or is the download only part of the project? 4 March 2021

Downloading (downloading) a work from the internet is an act of reproduction and requires the permission of the author or other beneficiaries. The method of reproduction or the means of technology are legally indifferent. A basic criterion for “partial” reproduction is that the part of the work itself be original. It should be noted that quantitative criteria are not taken into account for the protection of a project. Titles and slogans or other “small works”…

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Am I allowed to give a copy of a copyrighted work to a family member or friend? 26 February 2021

Greek copyrighting law regulates reproduction for private use. The provision relates to analogue and digital reproduction and grants the creator and certain related rights holders (performers, phonogram producers and audiovisual producers) the right to a fair remuneration, if the use is made for private use. inside. In particular, reproduction for private use is permitted only for legally published works. The term “private use” does not include use within a business, service or organization. Reproduction must…

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Blogging and copyrighting protection 25 February 2021

Blogs are maintained by their users (bloggers) who exchange views through the blog, which is an interactive database that differs from the websites that maintain the media on the Internet.This is because the configuration of its content is not decided only by the owner, but by all users – readers of the blog. The exercise of intellectual property rights is not subject neither on national nor international law, except for  trademark’s protection. The value of…

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What is the meaning of copyrighting infringement? Can I have problems with copyrighting infringement? 24 February 2021

The meaning of insult is not defined by law. It is accepted that the definition of infringement, derives from the provisions concerning the object, the subject and the content of these rights. Infringement is any act that has an object and content similar to the object or content of intellectual property.Moreover, we take into advance, to what extent, they are protected by law, provided that the act is not done by the beneficiary or with…

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Computer rights protection: What I need to know 18 February 2021

It is known that there is a gray area in computer software copyright legislation correlating  with the philosophy of computer science. This is because the legal terms in copyrighting law do not reflect the terminology of computers. Due to the technological development and expansion of these programs, International Law and EU Law have tried to establish one,  providing copyrighting protection for computer programs. However, there was a key problem. Whether and to what extent, non-verbal…

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