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It should be noted that this exception applies only to photographs, portraits and engravings. This produces some strange anomalies. 09 If a painter is commissioned to paint a picture of a house by the person who owns it, the copyright in the painting will remain in the artist, unless there is an express agreement to the contrary.
For example, in the case of literary, dramatic, musical or artistic works which are joint works, the term of copyright continues until the end of the period of fifty years from the end of the calendar year in which the last surviving author dies. All references to 'the author', when calculating the period of copyright in a joint work by reference to the death of the author, should be construed as references to the author who died last, when works are joint works. 11 Works belonging to the Grown and government departments The copyright in literary, dramatic or musical works made by, or under the direction of control of the Grown, or a governmental department is as follows: (a) where the work is unpublished, it continues to subsist so long as the work remains unpublished, and (b) where the work is published, it subsists until the end of the period of fifty years from the end of the calendar year in which the work was first published.
It is virtually impossible to persuade a court that, in these circumstances, he did not, even subconsciously, use the earlier work in his new song. g. 10 Infringement of copyright was a folk song), he would still be guilty of infringing the copyright, but the damages for the infringement would be limited to the profits made by the songwriter from the use of the song which he had copied. In effect, he would have to hand over any money he received from any use whatsoever of his new song. 10 Restricted acts in addition to copying It must be borne in mind that the restricted acts include other acts beside copying, such as performing, broadcasting etc.