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Jordan Copyright Law

what you need to know

MEMBER OF BERNE CONVENTION
Yes
REGISTRATION
Possible for nationals and residents only
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 and other written matter; Oral works such as lectures, speeches and sermons; Dramatic works; dramatico-musical and mimed works; Musical works, whether in written form or not, and with or without accompanying words; Cinematographic, broadcast and audiovisual works; Drawings, paintings, sculptures, etchings, and works of architecture and of applied and decorative art; Illustrations, maps, plans, diagrams, three-dimensional works relating to geography and topographical maps; Computer programs
LIMITATIONS ON PROTECTIONS
Laws, regulations, judicial decisions, decisions of administrative bodies, international agreements and other official documents, as well as official translations of such works or of any part thereof; News published, broadcast or communicated to the public
PENALTIES
Penalties include payment of fines of up to 3,000 Dinars (around 4,000 US Dollars), as well as legal prosecution resulting in a minimum of 3-year imprisonment terms