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The Right to Prevent Destruction of Murals

Published Online: 13 Apr 2022
Volume & Issue: Volume 13 (2022) - Issue 1 (March 2022)
Page range: 67 - 81
Journal Details
License
Format
Journal
eISSN
1804-8285
First Published
31 Dec 2010
Publication timeframe
4 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

The destruction of murals burdens artists around the world. Many times, the only option they can rely on is the prohibition of any distortion, mutilation or modification of work under art. 6bis of the Berne Convention, because multiple legal orders are silent on the prohibition of destruction. Thus, this comparative analysis will impartially evaluate legal protection of murals in the USA, France and Germany. The author will thoroughly scrutinize and compare biding laws and case law of selected jurisdictions. The aim of the analysis is to assess the level of protection afforded by the integrity right, which will lead to the conclusion on the necessity of the right to prevent destruction of artwork as a separate right included in Copyright acts.

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