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A Multimedia Product as an object of law
Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law
Legal research is devoted to the analysis of multimedia products. Despite the high prevalence of these objects, there is a lack of detailed regulation of multimedia products, as well as the law enforcement practice. The paper defines the place of a multimedia product in the system of intellectual property rights (IPRs), justifies the need to consider a multimedia product as a separate category, as well as the need for its legal protection, defines the terms "multimedia" and "multimedia product", defines how these terms correspond with the concepts "hypermedia", "hypertext" and "virtual reality", justifies introduction of the sui generis legal regime, determines the types of IPRs items, the can be included in the multimedia product, and examines characteristics of the exclusive rights of authors of the multimedia product.