problem 1: Which works are protected by the copyright? What are the two fundamental conditions for the protection of a work? Can X get copyright for something which has been made by Y before? If so, under what circumstances?
problem 2: What are the economic rights which are protected by the copyright? Illustrate the legal limitations and exceptions put on such rights.
problem 3: Enumerate the rights granted beneath the copyright by the Berne Convention. Why did the Paris (1971) Act of the Berne Convention become essential? How does it safeguard the interests of the developing countries?
problem 4: What is the position taken in the TRIPS Agreement in respect of Moral Rights of an author? In what manner the TRIPS Agreement adds up to the scope of the works protectable under the copyright?
problem 5: Which classes of persons can claim protection under Related Rights? Which international treaties deal with such rights? What is the justification for giving IP protection under related rights? State the implications of such rights for developing countries.
problem 6: How has the Rome Convention ensured that there is no conflict among the protection granted to a work beneath the copyright and the protection granted beneath the related rights? Discuss the provisions in the Rome Convention with regard to:
a) The minimum protection required;
b) The limitations imposed on related rights.
problem 7: In what respects the Phonogram Convention and the Satellite Convention distinct from the Rome Convention? Why did it become essential to establish such Conventions? Illustrate the general provisions of Phonogram Convention with respect to the protection of related rights.
problem 8: Why is Collective Management essential in the exercise of copyright and related rights? What rights are generally taken care of by the Collective Management Organizations (CMOs)? What is the fundamental difference between Rights Clearance Centers and One-Stop Shops for the collective management?
problem 9: Has the internet proved to be an obstruction in the copyright protection? Give description for your answer?
problem 10: State the provisions in the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty that make it a clear advance over the Rome Convention and also the TRIPS Agreement.