Some legal concepts

Herbert Snorrason methanal at
Mon Jan 3 23:28:12 CET 2005

On Tue, 4 Jan 2005 00:09:08 +0200, DoomaR <adham_abozaeid at> wrote:
> I mean who has the legal rights for the comics, is it Disney, the original
> publisher (the one who created it) or the local publisher who translated and
> printed it? 
As I've understood it; Disney is given all the rights, which are
licenced to all publishers.

> I was informed that scanning comics is legal after one year of publishing
> it… is this true? 
I'm not aware of a copyright licence to that effect; I don't believe
any is in effect. Therefore, the works in question are subject to full
copyright for several decades.

Schwäche zeigen heißt verlieren;
härte heißt regieren.
  - "Glas und Tränen", Megaherz

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