cultural values

Issues Turnover of Cultural Property as an Object of Intellectual Property

Introduction. When considering the cultural values as the object of intellectual property is revealed a number of contentious issues arising, in particular, of the shortcomings of civil-legal regulation of their turnover. Purpose. The main purpose is to identify these problems and rationale to resolve conflicts between the provisions of civil law. Results. The right to disclosure of a work in the system of copyright, implies, in particular, and the displaying of cultural values. In the legislation there is no clear definition of «image (playback) of objects of culture and cultural heritage», the question of the legality of the use of cultural values of images without obtaining permission is analyzed. Conclusion. The authors identified a conflict between the provisions of the Federal Law «On the Museum Fund of the Russian Federation and museums in the Russian Federation», establishing the obligation for all parties permission to use images of cultural values and the provisions of the Civil Code, allows free use of such images. Substantiated proposal for its elimination.