Bernie discovers Copyright
Bernie Amarillo, Swiss entrepreneur, goes to see Elton John at Montreux Jazz, gets inspired, re-brands and discovers the hard way what Copyright means.
• Protects creators and their works
• From the moment of creation
• Duration: for songs – life of the artist + 70 years
• No formal requirements
• Worldwide (scope defined by national laws)
What is protected?
• Original works: music, photos, films, books…
• The expression/execution; not the actual idea