United States of America
Copyright and Related Rights
3. Please explain whether and how Denmark protects against both the direct and indirect reproduction of phonograms as required by TRIPS Article 14.2, including by digital transmission in the context of subscription or interactive services.
According to Section 66 (1) of the Danish Copyright Act sound recordings may not be reproduced without the consent of the producer until 50 years have elapsed after the end of the year in which the recording was made. This is understood to include indirect reproduction e.g. made on the basis of a broadcast or interactive transmission. According to Section 86 (2) the protection concerning recording and copying applies to all sound recordings regardless of origin.