États-Unis d'Amérique
Droit d'auteur et droits connexes
5. Please explain whether the performer's right under Article 91 of the Copyright Law includes the right to prevent the reproduction of unauthorized fixations of performances, as required by TRIPS Article 14.1.
The right to prevent "the reproduction of unauthorized fixations of performances" stipulated in Article 14.1 of the TRIPS Agreement is included in the right provided for in Article 91 of the Japanese Copyright Law. This right in the Japanese Copyright Law is an exclusive right in terms of sound or visual recordings of their performances, and this Article fulfils the obligation under the TRIPS Agreement.