Berne Convention

On 9 September 1886, the map iconBerne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works is signed in Berne, map iconSwitzerland. The international agreement establishes that copyright begins as soon as a work is published and that it extends to translations, adaptations, and performances. The agreement comes into effect on 5 December 1887.


Karen Dieleman, "Aurora Leigh in the Netherlands, 1870-1900"

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9 Sep 1889 to 9 Sep 1886

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