Copyright Law No. 28 of 2014 governs the protection of copyright and related rights in Indonesia.

The nature of copyright according the Copyright Law is declarative. Exclusive right of the author vested automatically after the work is embodied in a tangible form.

Protection covers works of scientific, artistic, and literature works resulted from inspiration, ability, thought, imagination, dexterity, skill or expertise expressed in a tangible form.

The duration of protection for copyrighted material is the lifetime of the author plus 70 years after his/her death, commencing from 1st January of the year following the event.

The rights of performers and producers of phonograms shall be protected for fifty (50) years, while the rights of broadcasting organizations shall be protected for 20 years. 

The Works of books, and/or all other written works, songs and/or music with or without text that are transferred in a sold flat agreement and/or indefinite transfers, are to be reverted to the Author when the agreement reaches a period of twenty-five (25) years.

The recordation of works cannot be carried out for art paintings in the form of logos or distinctive signs that are used as marks in the course of trade of goods/services or used as a symbol of an organization, business entity or legal entity.

Infringement of copyright will be processed if there is complaint from the copyright holder.


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