79 BOOK REVIEWS Urheberrecht. Edited by Heinz Püschel. (Meyers Taschenlexikon.) Leipzig: VEB Bibliographisches Institut, 1980, 2nd ed. 556 pp. DDR 15.00 M. It is not difficult to recognize many features of the Soviet copyright law in the corresponding provisions of the first "socialist" Copyright Act (URG) of the German Democratic Republic, enacted in 1965 and still in effect there. But there are significant differences as well: Not only has the GDR chosen not to incorporate copyright rules into its new Civil Code of 1975,1 but (a) the "socialist" aspects of copyright are more skillfully implemented in the URG and have been more thoroughly developed in GDR doctrine;2 (b) the inter- preters of the URG, relying on a growing body of specialized literature, have shown an early interest and far greater imagination than their Soviet col- leagues, in adapting existing copyright norms to the needs of modem tech- nology, as Dr. Joseph Straus has shown in his enlightening article published in the Review of Socialist Law 1982 No.1, supra;3 and (c) in contrast to the legislations of other socialist countries of Eastern Europe, in the GDR, remedies for infringement of copyright are available only under civil law (p.76). To
Review of Socialist Law (in 1992 continued as Review of Central and East European Law) – Brill
Published: Jan 1, 1982
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