The Copyright – Design Interface in German Law: History, Doctrine, Policy

E. Derclaye (ed.), The Copyright/Design Interface, Cambridge University Press, 2018; ISBN: 9781108182676

31 Pages Posted: 17 Aug 2018

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Ansgar Ohly

Ludwig Maximilian University Munich

Date Written: September 17, 2017

Abstract

This paper looks into the history of copyright protection for works of applied art and of design law in Germany and analyses the advantages and drawbacks of a "partial cumulation" approach.

Keywords: design, copyright, works of applied art, unfair competition

JEL Classification: K11, K29

Suggested Citation

Ohly, Ansgar, The Copyright – Design Interface in German Law: History, Doctrine, Policy (September 17, 2017). E. Derclaye (ed.), The Copyright/Design Interface, Cambridge University Press, 2018; ISBN: 9781108182676, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3223327

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