Definitions for "Universal Copyright Convention"
Keywords:  berne, geneva, copyright, literary, ucc
Gives protection to authors or originators of text, photographs or illustrations etc., to prevent use without permission or acknowledgment. The publication should carry the copyright mark ©, the name of the originator and the year of publication.
An international agreement on intellectual property rights negotiated under United Nations auspices in 1952, and revised in 1971. UCC member states agree to provide "adequate and effective" copyright protection and to accord national treatment to the works of nationals of other UCC signatories. See also Berne Convention.
Works that are Subject to Copyright In Canada, copyright subsists in every original literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic work for the term specified in the Copyright Act of Canada.