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Syria Power of Attorney for Copyright
POA

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Syria Copyright Law

what you need to know

MEMBER OF BERNE CONVENTION
Yes
REGISTRATION
Possible for nationals and foreigners
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, brochures, pamphlets, manuscripts, lectures and similar written material; Theatrical and musical activities, "whether in a digital encrypted form or not", and whether accompanied by words or not, in addition to cinematography, broadcast, televised, lyrical, eurythmic, pantomime and music composing works; Works of plastic and applied arts and photography; Works of drawings, geographic maps and designs related to topography, architecture or science; Works of computer software including design documents and data
LIMITATIONS ON PROTECTIONS
Official documents such as laws, decrees, regulations, international agreements, judicial judgments, decisions of the administrative authorities, and all other official documents and their official translations; Daily news whether published, broadcast, or publicly announced
PENALTIES
Penalties include payment of fines of up to 100,000 Liras (around 2,000 US Dollars), as well as legal prosecution resulting in a maximum of 2-years imprisonment terms

Requirements

Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• 3 copies of the work of art
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