C1: Is copyright protected in your country?
Yes, Law No. 5846 in 1951.

C2: what types of items copyright law in your country protects?
The following Intellectual Works:
(a) Software, CD, & Cassettes
(b) Translation
(c) Original, literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works;
(d) Cinematographic works; and
(e) Records

C3: What is the length of protection of a copyright in your country?
Life of the author + 70 years for inheritors.

C4: How long does a copyright take to be registered?
No registrations.

C5: What kind of sanctions does your copyright law provide against infringers?
Imprisonment that may extend 2-4 years and a fine $35,000- $110,000.

C6: Are there any limitations of copyright in your jurisdictions?
No provisions.

C7: Must transfer agreements be recorded?
No registrations.

C8: Must license agreements be recorded?
No registrations.

C9: Are there any consequences of non-recordal of agreements?
No registrations.


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