Union européenne
Droit d'auteur et droits connexes
1. What is the definition of "country of origin" as used in the Copyright Law of Japan (Article 9.1 of the TRIPS Agreement in conjunction with Article 5(4) Berne Convention)?
The provisions of the Japanese Copyright Law (Articles 6 to 9bis) fully comply with the principle of national treatment required by the Berne Convention, although it does not use the term "country of origin" used in Article 5 of the Berne Convention.