Autorinių sutarčių dalykas. Autorių teisių sutartinio perdavimo ypatumai.
The article analyses the essential condition of the copyright agreement – the subject of the agreement. Thereby, firstly the rights which cannot be transferred are named – they are moral rights and irrevocable economic rights. Secondly, there is an analysis of norms on the prohibition to transfer rights to all future works and provision that the transfer of rights that cannot be applied to the modes of the exploitation of works which at the moment of the transfer do not exist or are unknown. The subject of the agreement is the transfer or grant of economic rights of the author. The examination of the subject of the agreement is aimed at defining the extent to which the copyright is transferred on contractual grounds. Therefore, the article deals with the theories of legal nature of the copyright agreements as well as the nature of the copyright agreements pursuant to the copyright legislation of foreign countries. Further the study analyses how the legislator of Lithuania regulates the transfer and granting of the rights under two main types of the copyright agreements provided by Law on Copyright of Lithuania – agreement for the transfer of rights and licensing agreement. The differences between these agreements are discussed.
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