United States of America
Russian Federation
Copyright and Related Rights
11. Article 1280(4) (IP/N/1/RUS/O/2 at 382): This language appears to be overly broad. Please explain how this article addresses the requirements of the 3-step test under TRIPS Article 13.
The provisions of the Article 1280 explains in detail rights of the owner of a copy a computer program or a database. These rights are limited to some cases. The main condition of the article is that the person has the obligation to own the copy lawfully. Paragraph 4 of the article 4 implements the provision of Article 13 of the TRIPS Agreement, making an explanation that the application of the provisions provided by the Article must not cause unjustified harm to the normal use of a computer program or database and must not impair in an unjustified manner the lawful interests of the author or rightholder.