TERMS OF COPYRIGHTS PROTECTION
According to the IP Law 2005, amended 2009,2019, the term of validity for a copyright is as follows:
1. Personal rights to name his or her work; to put his or her real name or pseudonym in the work; to have his or her real name; or to protect the integrity of his or her work, to object to any alteration, mutilation, distortion or other modification in any form which prejudice against his or her honor and prestige pseudonym mentioned when his or her work is published or used shall be protected indefinitely.
2. Personal rights of publish his or her work or authorize another person to do so and property rights stipulated shall be protected with the following terms:
a) Cinematographic works, photographic works, dramatic works, applied art works, anonymous works shall have the term of protection of 50 years from their first publications. If within 50 years from the fixation, cinematographic work, dramatic works have not been published, the term of protection shall be 50 years from the fixation date of the work; with regard to an anonymous work, when information relating to the author is available, the term of protection shall be counted as stipulated in paragraph b below;
b) Other works of any other type not referred to in clause 2(a) shall have the term of protection being during the life of the author and for 50 years from the year of his or her death; in respect of works created by co-authors, the term of protection shall be ended at the 50th year after the year of death of the last surviving co-author.
c) Terms of protection shall be ended at 24 o’clock of the date of 31 December of the year when the protection term ends.
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