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Egypt Copyright Law

what you need to know

MEMBER OF BERNE CONVENTION
Yes
REGISTRATION
Possible for nationals and residing foreigners
REGISTRATION TIME FRAME
The approximate time frame for completing the registration process is 7 working days
DURATION
In general, the duration is the artist's life, with the addition of 50 years following the artist's date of passing
WORKS PROTECTED
Books, booklets, articles, bulletins and any other written works; Computer programs; Databases, whether readable by computer or otherwise; Lectures, speeches, sermons and any other oral works when recorded; Dramatic and dramatic-musical works, and pantomimes; Musical works with or without words; Audiovisual works; Works of architecture; Works of drawings with lines or colors, sculpture, lithography, printing on textile and any other similar works of fine arts; Photographic and similar works; Works of applied and plastic arts; Illustrations; Maps, sketches and three-dimensional works related to geography, topography or architectural designs; Derivative works, without prejudice to the protection prescribed for the works from which they have been derived

Requirements

Filing Requirements
• Power of attorney, legalized
• Copy of registration form
• Copy of corresponding home or foreign registration certificate
• An original version of the artwork plus 2 copies
• Additional supporting material such as CDs, Video tapes, scenario of the play to be registered, and/or any other relevant material
What you need to know
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