C1: Is copyright protected in Morocco?

C2: What are types of items protected by copyright law in Morocco? 
Books, songs, plays, folklore, computer programs, films and other items provided that they respond to the conditions of protectability.

C3: What is the length of protection of a copyright in Morocco? 
For the life of the creator and extends to 70 years after his death.

C4: How long does a copyright take to be registered? 
The filing number is allotted immediately for written items such as books. For audiovisual items, it takes longer.

C5: What kind of sanctions does your copyright law provide against infringers? 
Civil and criminal sanctions, imprisonment, fine, seizure and other sanctions.

C6: Must license agreements be recorded?
Not compulsory, but recommended.

C7: Are there any consequences of non recordal of agreements? 
The parties may face complications in enforcing their rights.


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