عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Cinematic works are among important works in the list of supportable works in intellectual property rights and enjoys its protection regulations. Study of the historical development and legal protection of these works indicates that there are obstacles in the way of identifying cinematic works as separate and independent works, the majority of which are as follows: Determining the subject under protection and the author of the cinematic work. This paper aimed at conducting a comparative study on the national laws of France and the UK on one hand, and the Act for protecting the rights of Iranian authors, composers and artists (approved in 1969), on the other hand, in order to analyze and compare the historical background of these two challenges. Among the important results of this study which was already referred to is the necessity of meeting existing needs in the field of cinematic works rights by considering the experiences of other countries and leading legal systems in the world by Iranian legislators, so that the protection of cinematic works is determined, and accordingly, authors of the works are identified.