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Derivative work
If a Work is created using an existing Work as its basis, whereby the existing Work remains recognisable, the new Work is known as a derivative work. It enjoys Copyright protection in its own right. Examples are film adaptations of a book or translations.
Source: Suisseculture brochure: Die Revision des Urheberrechtsgesetzes; Art. 3 FCL
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Derivative work
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If a Work is created using an existing Work as its basis, whereby the existing Work remains recognisable, the new Work is known as a derivative work. It enjoys Copyright protection in its own right. Examples are film adaptations of a book or translations.
Source: Suisseculture brochure: Die Revision des Urheberrechtsgesetzes; Art. 3 FCL