Berne Convention

   An international treaty (first created in Berne, Switzerland in 1886, and subsequently revised) standardizing basic copyright protection among the signatory countries (currently more than 100). A signatory country is obliged to offer the same treatment to authors from all other signatory countries, including the protection of an author's moral rights.

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  • Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works — Berne Convention redirects here. For other uses, see Berne Convention (disambiguation). Berne Convention signatory countries (in blue). The Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, usually known as the Berne Convention …   Wikipedia

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  • Berne gauge — The Berne Gauge [Berne and all that, G Hafter, Modern Railways, April 1992] or Berne Convention Gauge is an informal but widely used term for the railway loading gauge considered the standard gauge in continental Europe. The term arises from the… …   Wikipedia

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