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Bahrain Copyright Law

what you need to know

MEMBER OF BERNE CONVENTION
Yes
REGISTRATION
Possible for nationals and foreigners
REGISTRATION TIMEFRAME
The approximate time frame for completing the registration process is 4 to 6 weeks
DURATION
In general, the duration is the artist's life, with the addition of 70 years starting from the date of the artist’s passing
WORKS PROTECTED
Books, pamphlets and other writings, lectures, sermons, theatrical works, musical works, musical compositions, cinematographic works, works of drawing, painting, architecture, sculpture, engraving, photographic works, works of applied art, illustrations, maps, plans, sketches and three-dimensional works, as well as computer programs. The law also provides protection related rights including works of performers, producers of sound recordings and broadcasting organizations

Requirements

Filing Requirements
• Power of attorney, legalized
• 1 copy of the work of art
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