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Along with the works of art of reason or science, similar protection is provided by the basic legislative instrument (Law 2121/1993) for the subjects related to them, ie their creators. The law does not prescribe a formal requirement for a person to enjoy intellectual property rights in a work. Therefore, it is customary either to file the work to be protected before a notary and to take the relevant act of filing as proof of the date of commencement of protection or to send a registered letter with sender and receiver the author himself and with content the work itself, which will be intact until the moment the need for proof of the author will arise and the date of its creation. The rights that are protected are both property and moral. The property consists in exploiting the work in order to obtain economic benefit from it, while the creator can freely transfer or delegate the management of his / her right to third natural or legal persons. The moral right reflects the particular relationship that the creator connects with the work, which enables the creator to determine the conditions and conditions under which his work will be published. It is strictly related to the creator’s face (personalities) and is not transferred even if the property is transferred. The right of intellectual property lasts as long as the life of the creator and seventy years after his death.

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