The duration of copyright protection has always been a central issue in copyright protection. Since the very emergence of copyright protection, it has been settled that the term of protection must correspond with the author's life. Later, the term of protection was extended beyond the author's life.
Transfer of copyright is usually carried out in the form of a license. A license permits actions that would be violations in the absence of such permission. This is a general concept in the common law system. As a rule, in civil law copyright may not be fully assigned.
Limitations of copyright are necessary for maintaining the balance between two conflicting public interests: the public interest related to the compensation of authors and the public interest related to distributing the works as widely as possible, which is also to the advantage of the users of such works. The law includes two groups of limitations of the author's exclusive right to his work:
I. Moral rights. International legislation: Berne Convention 46. Moral rights were provided for, for the first time, in the Berne Convention, Article 6bis, paragraph 1. This text protects two rights: the right of paternity and the right to the integrity of the work. These two moral rights represent only
I. Categories of protected works The law establishes a non-exhaustive list of works, subject to copyright protection 26. Some of these instances deserve further commentary. 1. Literary works, including works of scientific and technical literature, journalism and computer programmes.
Chapter 1. Copyright §1. Sources of the Bulgarian law on copyright and neighbouring rights I. International treaties 1 In accordance with Article 5(4) of the new Constitution of Bulgaria, adopted on 12 July 1991, international treaties ratified according to a constitutionally established procedure, promulgated and entered into force in respect of the Republic of Bulgaria, become part of the domestic law of the country.