20702962 - Legislation and Regulations Editorials

The course aims at providing students with a basic knowledge of copyright and the norms that regulate the world of entertainment, starting from the ideation phase of the intellectual product intended for the show, then moving to the production phase and finally to marketing. After a theoretical study, the student will deal with the main legal issues and the fundamental contracts adopted in the musical and audiovisual-cinematographic areas and finally in those intended for the theatre audience. Finally, students will deal with the functioning of the intermediation system of copyright and related rights, by examining the procedure adopted by authorised intermediaries (Siae and others).
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1. Legal protection of the creative act. 2. Requirements for the protection of intellectual products such as intellectual works. 3. Rights to copyright: analysis of rights and main characteristics. 4. Moral rights: analysis and main characteristics. 5. Copyright and related rights. 6. Author and artist/interpreter/performer. 7. Cinematographic work, musical work and theater play. 8. The music publisher and the phonogram producer. 9. Producer of cinematographic and assimilated products. 10. Commercialization of cinematographic and assimilated products. 11. The theater manager. 12. Analysis of the main contracts in the sector. 13. The mediator bodies of copyright and related rights.

Core Documentation

Entertainment Law of A. Miccichè - Artemide Editions, only chapters below indicated:

Chapter 5: all excluded; chapter 6: all excluded; chapter 7: include only form 7.1 to 7.10, avoid all the rest; chapter 8: all excluded; chapter 9: all excluded; chapter 10: exclude only 10.10, consider all the rest; chapter 11: exclude only 11.6, consider all the rest; chapter 13: exclude only 13.33 consider all the rest; chapter 14: exclude only 14.25 and 14.27 consider all the rest; chapter 15: consider only 15.1 and 15.2, exclude all the rest; chapter 16: exclude only 16.19 and 16.20 consider all the rest.

Type of delivery of the course

Lessons are held in a traditional form, with the explanation and deepening of the various topics. At the end of the course, there will be a final written test, in order to summarize the program

Type of evaluation

Oral interview on the topics covered during the lessons