Estonia same-sex law breaks taboo in former Soviet states

Estonia on Thursday (9 October) became the first former Soviet republic to grant equal rights to same-sex couples. It means that from 2016 gay couples will have the same rights as straight couples in terms of inheritance, access to partners in hospitals, or joint adoption of children.

How about inheriting copyright upon the spouse death? See also the new US Copyright and Marriage Equality Act. Read more here.


Country: Estonia

Domains: IPR

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: Estonia, marriage equality, same-sex marriage, copyright

Posted on Thursday 9 October 2014

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