Acta Iuris Stetinensis (2016-01-01)

Prawnoautorska ochrona programów komputerowych i baz danych w Federacji Rosyjskiej – wybrane zagadnienia na tle prawnoporównawczym

  • Marcin Jan Stępień

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 14


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Provisions on copyright protection of computer programs and data bases in Russian Federation are within international regulations’ influence zone. Russian law in that regard was – beyond doubts – affected by the treaties of World Intellectual Property Organization. What is more, those provisions were created in a huge part on the basis of European Union legal solutions. However, Russian Civil Code, which regulates such issues, include many legal ideas specific for the Russian legal system. Civil Code of Russian Federation introduces the register of computer programs and data bases, includes common regulation for them, states legal definitions for each of those categories. This law on computer programs and data bases modifies protection model based on copyrights, what makes Russian regulations special.