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Tunisia Power of Attorney for Copyright
POA

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Tunisia 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, starting from the beginning of the calendar year following the artist’s date of passing
WORKS PROTECTED
Written or printed works such as books, pamphlets and other written or printed works; Works created for the theater or for broadcasting (sound or visual), whether dramatic, choreographic or of dumb-show; Musical compositions with or without words; Photographic works; Cinematographic works; Works executed by painting, drawing, lithography, etching or woodcutting and other works of similar nature; Sculpture of all kinds; Works of architecture, comprising also designs, models, and the mode of construction; Tapestries and articles of artistic handwork, including both the drawings or models, and the work itself; Maps, as well as drawings, graphics, and three-dimensional reproductions of a scientific or artistic nature; Lectures; Works inspired by folklore; Software; Translations and arrangements or adaptations of the aforementioned works
PENALTIES
Penalties include payment of fines of up to 5,000 Dinars (around 4,000 US Dollars), as well as legal prosecution resulting in a maximum of 6-months imprisonment terms

Requirements

Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• 1 copy of the work of art
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