- ^ § 65 co-authors, cinematographic works, musical composition with words (1) If the copyright in the work is owned by several co-authors (§ 8), it continues for seventy years after the death of the last surviving author. (2) In the case of film works and works similar to cinematographic works, copyright expires seventy years after the death of the last survivor of the following persons: the principal director, author of the screenplay, author of the dialogue, the composer of music for the cinematographic music. (3) The term of protection of a musical composition with words shall expire 70 years after the death of the last survivor of the following persons: Author of the text, the composer of the musical composition, provided that both contributions specifically for the particular musical composition with words were created. This applies regardless of whether such persons have been designated as co-authors.
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