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Acknowledgment of Copyright

If a dispute of copyright on software, database rises (who is the author?), the author brings legal action for recognition of his rights on material.

Such legal action resolves disputes and could become a prerequisite for the application of other measures for rights protection established by law.

For example, the author who established his rights for software, database may acknowledge his exclusive rights on disputed material after the establishment of authorship and works right holder, and could claim damages for illegal use of work from 10 000 to 5 000 000 ₽.


The author of work could only be a physical person or persons (co-authors). Due to this it’s necessary to bring legal action to the court of general jurisdiction to resolve a dispute on authorship.

To bring legal action on authorship acknowledgment it’s necessary to provide evidences that the computer program, database were created by the forces of the plaintiff. Drafts, preliminary versions of disputed work may be used as such evidence.

Price of Acknowledgment of Copyright