The use of parodies, potpourri and caricature without a permission from the copyright holder is now allowed in Ukraine
Effective October 27, any person can create parodies, potpourri and caricature without getting a permission from the author of copyrighted works in Ukraine. It has become possible after the amendments to the Copyright and Related Rights Act of Ukraine have come into force regarding the use of copyrighted works in parodies, potpourris and caricatures.
Copyright Law in architectural work in theory and in practise
The protection of copyright in architectural work often occurs in two cases: if the architectural object is copied without a permission of the author (plagiarism), and if there is a dispute between the executive of an architectural project (the author) and the customer. But first lets consider the question of architectural work as an object of copyright.
How to register a Copyright in Ukraine?
Ukraine is a party to: Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works; World Copyright Convention; the International Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations ("Rome Convention"); WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty; WIPO Copyright Treaty; Brussels Convention on the distribution of program-carrying signals transmitted by satellite; Agreement on cooperation in the field of copyright and related rights.
Software Copyright Registration in Ukraine
Computer programs (software) are one of the most problematic copyright objects.