Please find the decision processes for determining the orphan work status of written works, audiovisual works and phonograms below. Click on ‘PDF’ to download a decision process. On the right column you can access the lists of sources you may have to consult to carry out a diligent search in each state.
The above downloadable decision processes, intended to determine whether a certain work or other subject matter vested with copyright or neighbouring rights is an orphan work in light of the EU Orphan Works Directive (Directive 2012/28/EU) are part of the Heritage Plus project EnDOW (Enhancing access to 20th Century cultural heritage through Distributed Orphan Works clearance).
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