French copyright law: a complex coexistence of moral and patrimonial prerogatives

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The French system of the ‘droit d’auteur’ (the right of the author) is generally perceived as being unique, and can be seen as a complex set of rules and principles that is directly opposed to the Anglo-Saxon copyright system. The particularity of the French system is mostly due to a single factor: the French concept of moral rights.


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