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"future copyright" means copyright which will or may come into existence in respect of any future works or class of works or other subject matter, or on the coming into operation of any provision of this Act, or in any future event; "Government" means the Government of Malaysia or the Government of any State; "graphic work" includes Existing position under Singapore copyright law: Position taken in the 2019 Report: 1: Establishment of a voluntary copyright registry. Currently, Singapore does not have a copyright registry. A voluntary copyright registry would likely assist in ascertaining copyright ownership. A voluntary copyright registry will not be established. 2 Jul 19, 2020 · The law calls them "works of authorship" but copyright protects almost all creative work that can be written down or otherwise captured in a tangible medium: Literary works – which is basically prose, whether a news story, scientific paper, novel, poetry, or any other form of "words-only" (or words-and-pictures) creative work. May 04, 2017 · The case has set important precedent in Singapore copyright law with regard to compilations of factual material, outlining the extent to which copyright protection may cover these kinds of works. The two parties in question are providers of telephone directories.

Determine the terms on which the Singapore Government can use copyright material. A Tribunal has the power to refer to the High Court any matter that comes before it for the determination on a point of law.

This means that if two identical works were in fact produced independently of one another, there is no infringement of copyright by one of the other (Chua Puay Kiang v Singapore Telecommunications Limited [1999] 1 SLR(R), Virtual Map Singapore Pte Ltd v Singapore Land Authority and Another Application [2009] 2 SLR(R) 558 and the High Court IPOS houses Singapore’s largest community of IP experts. We leverage our deep technical, legal and business expertise and networks to grow innovative enterprises, and power Singapore’s future economy with ideas and innovation. Discover More This guide provides information and resources on Singapore copyright law and how it relates to academic activities such as research and teaching in SMU. The contents in this guide are intended for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice.

Jul 19, 2020 · The law calls them "works of authorship" but copyright protects almost all creative work that can be written down or otherwise captured in a tangible medium: Literary works – which is basically prose, whether a news story, scientific paper, novel, poetry, or any other form of "words-only" (or words-and-pictures) creative work.

Ministry of Law to introduce new laws on copyright and commissioned work Creators will be given a new right to be attributed as the creator of the works regardless of whether they still own the copyright. Significant copyright legislation enacted since the last printed edition of this circular in December 2016 includes the Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Act and the Orrin G. Hatch–Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act, both signed into law in October 2018; the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020, the Satellite Television Oct 10, 2016 · A recent joint consultation paper published by the Ministry of Law (MinLaw) and the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) sets out a number of proposed changes to Singapore’s copyright laws. The proposals are designed to establish a regime where rights are reasonable, clear and efficiently transacted, whilst balancing the interests