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-# Copyright ​assignments ​and licences+# Copyright ​Assignments ​and Licences
  
 Copyright is a personal property right. The interest conferred by copyright law is the exclusive rights to do acts comprised in the copyright. These rights can be assigned or licensed. An assignment of copyright is a transfer of ownership and interest in all, or some of the copyright. A license is a permission to do some of the acts comprised in copyright. Each of these will be considered in detail below. ​ Copyright is a personal property right. The interest conferred by copyright law is the exclusive rights to do acts comprised in the copyright. These rights can be assigned or licensed. An assignment of copyright is a transfer of ownership and interest in all, or some of the copyright. A license is a permission to do some of the acts comprised in copyright. Each of these will be considered in detail below. ​
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 Licenses can be implied from the circumstances. A newspaper editor has an implied licence to publish letters to the editor. This is always subject to directions to the contrary. An implied license also exists to use commissioned copyright material for the purposes contemplated. ((//Beck v Montana Constructions Pty Ltd// (1963) WN (NSW) 1578)) Licenses can be implied from the circumstances. A newspaper editor has an implied licence to publish letters to the editor. This is always subject to directions to the contrary. An implied license also exists to use commissioned copyright material for the purposes contemplated. ((//Beck v Montana Constructions Pty Ltd// (1963) WN (NSW) 1578))
  
-__Beck ​v Montana Constructions Pty Ltd [1964-5] NSWR 229; (1963) WN (NSW) 1578__ ​+__//​Beck ​v Montana Constructions Pty Ltd// (([1964-5] NSWR 229; (1963) WN (NSW) 1578))__ ​
  
-In the case of Beck v Montana Constructions Pty Ltd (((1963) WN (NSW) 1578)) a firm of architects was commissioned to draw plans for a block of units. When the owners sold the land they gave the purchaser the plans. The purchaser decided to build in accordance with the plans but not to retain the architect. The other architect who was retained produced plans which were a substantial reproduction of the first architect’s plans. The original architects sued the purchaser and its architect for infringement of the copyright in the sketch plans.+In the case of //Beck v Montana Constructions Pty Ltd// (((1963) WN (NSW) 1578)) a firm of architects was commissioned to draw plans for a block of units. When the owners sold the land they gave the purchaser the plans. The purchaser decided to build in accordance with the plans but not to retain the architect. The other architect who was retained produced plans which were a substantial reproduction of the first architect’s plans. The original architects sued the purchaser and its architect for infringement of the copyright in the sketch plans.
  
 It was held that there was an implied licence in favour of the purchaser to use the plans in respect of the same land. It was held that there was an implied licence in favour of the purchaser to use the plans in respect of the same land.
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