COPYRIGHT ACT
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CHAPTER I GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1 (Purpose)
Article 2 (Definitions)
Article 2-2 (Formulation of Measures for Protection of Copyright)
Article 3 (Foreigners’ Works)
CHAPTER II COPYRIGHT
SECTION 1 Works
Article 4 (Examples of Works)
Article 5 (Derivative Works)
Article 6 (Compilation Works)
Article 7 (Works Not Protected)
SECTION 2 Authors
Article 8 (Presumption of Authors, etc.)
Article 9 (Author of Works Made for Hire)
Article 10 (Copyright)
SECTION 3 Author’s Moral Right
Article 11 (Right to Make Public)
Article 12 (Right of Paternity)
Article 13 (Right of Integrity)
Article 14 (Inalienability of Author’s Moral Right)
Article 15 (Author’s Moral Right to Joint Work)
SECTION 4 Author’s Economic Right
SubSection 1 Types of Author’s Economic Rights
Article 16 (Right of Reproduction)
Article 17 (Right of Public Performance)
Article 18 (Right of Public Transmission)
Article 19 (Right of Exhibition)
Article 20 (Right of Distribution)
Article 21 (Right of Rental)
Article 22 (Right of Production of Derivative Works )
SubSection 2 Limitations on Author’s Economic Rights
Article 23 (Reproduction for Judicial Proceedings, etc.)
Article 24 (Use of Political Speech, etc.)
Article 24-2 (Free Use of Public Works)
Article 25 (Use for the Purpose of School Education)
Article 26 (Use for News Reporting)
Article 27 (Reproduction, etc. of News Articles or Editorials)
Article 28 (Quotation from Works Made Public)
Article 29 (Public Performance and Broadcasting for Non-Profit Purposes)
Article 30 (Reproduction for Private Use)
Article 31 (Reproductions, etc. in Libraries, etc.)
Article 32 (Reproduction for Examination Questions)
Article 33 (Reproduction, etc. for the Visually Impaired, etc.)
Article 33-2 (Reproduction, etc. for the Hearing Impaired, etc.)
Article 34 (Ephemeral Sound or Visual Recordings by Broadcasting Organization)
Article 35 (Exhibition or Reproduction of Works of Art, etc.)
Article 35-2 (Temporary Reproduction in Course of Using Works, etc.)
Article 35-3 (Fair Use of Works, etc.)
Article 36 (Use by Means of Translation, etc.)
Article 37 (Indication of Sources)
Article 37-2 (Exclusion from Application)
Article 38 (Relationship with Author’s Moral Rights)
SubSection 3 Duration of Protection of Author’s Economic Right
Article 39 (Principles of Copyright Term)
Article 40 (Copyright Term of Anonymous and Pseudonymous Works)
Article 41 (Copyright Term of Works Made for Hire)
Article 42 (Copyright Term of Cinematographic Works)
Article 43 (Time when Serial Publications, etc. Have Been Made Public)
Article 44 (Commencement of Copyright Term)
SubSection 4 Transfer, Exercise and Expiry of Author’s Economic Right
Article 45 (Transfer of Author’s Economic Right)
Article 46 (Authorization to Use Works)
Article 47 (Exercise, etc. of Pledge Rights on Author’s Economic Right)
Article 48 (Exercise of Author’s Economic Right to Joint Works)
Article 49 (Expiry of Author’s Economic Rights)
SECTION 5 Exploitation of Works Under Statutory License
Article 50 (Exploitation of Works Whose Holder of Author’s Economic Right is Unknown)
Article 51 (Broadcasting of Works Made Public)
Article 52 (Production of Commercial Phonogram)
SECTION 6 Registration and Authentication
Article 53 (Registration of Copyright)
Article 54 (Registration and Effect of Changes in Rights, etc.)
Article 55 (Procedures, etc. for Registration)
Article 55-2 (Confidentiality Obligation)
Article 56 (Authentication of Holder of Right, etc.)
SECTION 7 Exclusive Publication Right
Article 57 (Establishment of Exclusive Publication Right)
Article 58 (Obligations of Holder of Exclusive Publication Right)
Article 58-2 (Revision, Addition or Reduction of Work)
Article 59 (Duration, etc. of Exclusive Publication Right)
Article 60 (Notification of Termination of Exclusive Publication Right)
Article 61 (Distribution of Reproductions after Termination of Exclusive Publication Right)
Article 62 (Transfer by Assignment of, and Limitations on, Exclusive Publication Right, etc.)
SECTION 7-2 Special Provisions Concerning Publication
Article 63 (Establishment of Publication Right)
Article 63-2 (Mutatis Mutandis Application)
CHAPTER III NEIGHBORING RIGHTS
SECTION 1 General Provisions
Article 64 (Protected Performance, Phonogram and Broadcast)
Article 64-2 (Presumption of Performers, etc.)
Article 65 (Relationship with Copyright)
SECTION 2 Performers Right
Article 66 (Right of Paternity)
Article 67 (Right of Integrity)
Article 68 (Inalienability of Performer’s Moral Rights)
Article 69 (Right of Reproduction)
Article 70 (Right of Distribution)
Article 71 (Right of Rental)
Article 72 (Right of Public Performance)
Article 73 (Right of Broadcasting)
Article 74 (Right of Interactive Transmission)
Article 75 (Remuneration by Broadcasting Organizations to Performers)
Article 76 (Remuneration by Digital Audio Transmission Organizations to Performers)
Article 76-2 (Remuneration to Performers by Persons Doing Public Performance Using Commercial Phonograms)
Article 77 (Joint Performers)
SECTION 3 Rights of Phonogram Producers
Article 78 (Right of Reproduction)
Article 79 (Right of Distribution)
Article 80 (Right of Rental)
Article 81 (Right of Interactive Transmission)
Article 82 (Remuneration to Phonogram Producers by Broadcasting Organization)
Article 83 (Remuneration to Phonogram Producers by Digital Audio Transmission Organization)
Article 83-2 (Remuneration to Phonogram Producers by Persons Performing in Public Using Commercial Phonogram)
SECTION 4 Rights of Broadcasting Organization
Article 84 (Right of Reproduction)
Article 85 (Right of Simultaneous Broadcasting)
Article 85-2 (Right of Public Performance)
SECTION 5 Term of Protection for Neighboring Right
Article 86 (Term of Protection)
SECTION 6 Limitations on, Transfers of Ownership, Exercise, etc. of Neighboring Rights
Article 87 (Limitations on Neighboring Rights)
Article 88 (Transfers by Assignment, Exercise, etc. of Neighboring Rights)
Article 89 (Statutory License for Use of Performance, Phonogram and Broadcast)
Article 90 (Registration of Neighboring Rights)
CHAPTER IV PROTECTION OF DATABASE PRODUCERS
Article 91 (Database Under Protection)
Article 92 (Exception from Application)
Article 93 (Rights of Database Producers)
Article 94 (Limitations on Rights of Database Producers)
Article 95 (Period of Protection)
Article 96 (Transfer, Exercise, etc. of Rights of Database Producers)
Article 97 (Statutory License for Use of Database)
Article 98 (Registration of Rights of Database Producers)
CHAPTER V SPECIAL CASES CONCERNING CINEMATOGRAPHIC WORKS
Article 99 (Cinematization of Works)
Article 100 (Rights to Cinematographic Works)
Article 101 (Rights of Producers of Cinematographic Works)
CHAPTER V-2 SPECIAL RULES CONCERNING CINEMATOGRAPHIC WORKS
Article 101-2 (Objects of Protection)
Article 101-3 (Limitations on Author's Economic Right of Program)
Article 101-4 (Decompilation of Program Codes)
Article 101-5 (Reproduction for Storage by Legitimate Users)
Article 101-6 Deleted.
Article 101-7 (Bailment of Program)
CHAPTER VI LIMITATION ON LIABILITY OF ONLINE SERVICE PROVIDERS
Article 102 (Limitation on Liability of Online Service Providers)
Article 103 (Suspension of Reproduction or Interactive Transmission)
Article 103-2 (Scope of Court Orders Issued to Online Service Providers)
Article 103-3 (Request for Information on Reproducers and Interactive Transmitters)
Article 104 (Obligation, etc. of Online Service Providers of Special Type)
CHAPTER VI-2 PROHIBITION OF CIRCUMVENTING TECHNOLOGICAL PROTECTION MEASURES, ETC
Article 104-2 (Prohibition of Circumventing Technological Protection Measures)
Article 104-3 (Prohibition of Removal, Alteration, etc. of Rights Management Information)
Article 104-4 (Prohibition of Circumvention, etc. of Encrypted Broadcasting Signals)
Article 104-5 (Prohibition of Forging, etc. of Labels)
Article 104-6 (Prohibition of Recording, etc. of Cinematographic Works)
Article 104-7 (Prohibition of Transmitting Signals Prior to Broadcasting)
Article 104-8 (Claim, etc. of Suspension or Prevention of Infringement)
CHAPTER VII COPYRIGHT TRUST SERVICE
Article 105 (Permission, etc. for Copyright Trust Service)
Article 106 (Obligation of Copyright Trust Service Provider)
Article 107 (Request for Perusal of Documents)
Article 108 (Supervision)
Article 109 (Cancellation, etc. of Permission)
Article 110 (Hearings)
Article 111 (Imposition of Penalty Surcharge)
CHAPTER VIII KOREA COPYRIGHT COMMISSION
Article 112 (Establishment of Korea Copyright Commission)
Article 112-2 (Organization of the Commission)
Article 113 (Functions)
Article 113-2 (Mediation)
Article 114 (Conciliation Division)
Article 114-2 (Application, etc. for Conciliation)
Article 115 (Non-Disclosure)
Article 116 (Limitation on Use of Statement)
Article 117 (Conclusion of Conciliation)
Article 118 (Conciliation Expense, etc.)
Article 119 (Appraisal)
Article 120 (Copyright Technology Center)
Article 121 Deleted.
Article 122 (Subsidy, etc.)
CHAPTER VIII-II KOREA COPYRIGHT PROTECTION AGENCY
Article 122-2 (Establishment of Korea Copyright Protection Agency)
Article 122-3 (Articles of Incorporation of Protection Agency)
Article 122-4 (Executive Officers of Protection Agency)
Article 122-5 (Functions)
Article 122-6 (Composition of Deliberation Committee)
CHAPTER IX REMEDIES FOR INFRINGEMENT OF RIGHTS
Article 123 (Right of Demanding Suspension, etc. of Infringement)
Article 124 (Act Construed as Infringement)
Article 125 (Claim for Damages)
Article 125-2 (Claim of Statutory Damages)
Article 126 (Acknowledgement of the Amount of Damages)
Article 127 (Claim for Restoration of Reputation, etc.)
Article 128 (Protection of Author’s Moral Interests after Death)
Article 129 (Infringement on Rights to Joint Work)
Article 129-2 (Provision of Information)
Article 129-3 (Order of Secrecy Maintenance)
Article 129-4 (Revocation of Secrecy Maintenance Order)
Article 129-5 (Notification, etc. of Application Including Perusal of Records of Proceedings)
CHAPTER X SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS
Article 130 (Delegation and Entrustment of Authority)
Article 131 (Legal Fiction as Public Official in Application of Penal Provisions)
Article 132 (Fees)
Article 133 (Collection, Destruction and Deletion of Illegal Copies)
Article 133-2 (Orders, etc. for Deletion of Illegal Copies, etc. through Information and Communications Networks)
Article 133-3 (Recommendation of Correction, etc.)
Article 134 (Creation of Environment for fair Use of Works)
Article 135 (Donation of Author’s Economic Right, etc.)
CHAPTER XI PENALTY PROVISIONS
Article 136 (Penalty Provisions)
Article 137 (Penalty Provisions)
Article 138 (Penalty Provisions)
Article 139 (Confiscation)
Article 140 (Complaint)
Article 141 (Joint Penal Provisions)
Article 142 (Administrative Fine)