Research Handbook on Copyright Law
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Research Handbook on Copyright Law

Second Edition

Edited by Paul Torremans

This second edition is a timely presentation of the state-of-the-art in copyright research. Copyright law is currently at the centre of many debates and the subject of substantive new developments. The new edition of the Research Handbook captures these fast moving developments and goes far beyond a mere update of the chapters. All of the topical chapters are completely new and the authors have been chosen for their expertise and excellence in the areas concerned. Research Handbook on Copyright Law offers global coverage, both in terms of substance and in terms of author expertise, and maps both the present and future of the discipline. It will prove an invaluable research tool for all those involved in copyright research who wish to keep up with the pace at which this area of law is evolving.
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Chapter 22: Can copyright law be transplanted? Vietnam’s experiences with droit d’auteur, 1864–1975

Tran Kien


The chapter explores and discusses, for the first time, the transplantation of France’s droit d’auteur into Vietnam from 1864 to 1975. Contrary to the conventional wisdom, during the reviewed period, different ways of legal borrowing were enthusiastically and extensively used, ranging from imposition, voluntary reception as well as prestige and continuance. As a result, a new, well-versed system of copyright laws was put in place for the country. These laws would become the foundation of the copyright law of Vietnam. Keywords: Vietnam, copyright, droit d'auteur, legal transplant, reception, colonial era

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