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Turkey Copyright Law

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MEMBER OF BERNE CONVENTION
Yes
REGISTRATION
No registration formalities available
DURATION
In general, the duration is the artist’s life with the addition of 70 years following the artist’s date of passing
WORKS PROTECTED
Works expressed in language and writing in any way, and computer programs expressed in any form, including their preliminary designs, provided that these lead to a program in the next stage; All kinds of dances, written choreographic works and similar stage works; All kinds of technical and scientific photographic works that do not have rhetorical character; All kinds of maps, plans, projects, sketches, pictures, geographical and topographical models and the like; All kinds of architectural and civil designs and projects, architectural models, industrial, environmental, and stage designs and projects; Works of music; Works of fine art including oil and watercolor paintings; All kinds of pictures, designs, pastels, engravings, manuscripts and gilding, works drawn or fixed with mineral, stone, wood or other substances by scratching, engraving, tapping or similar methods, calligraphy, screen printing; Statues, reliefs and carvings; Works of architecture; Handcrafted and minor works of art, miniatures and products of decorative art, and textile and fashion designs; Photographic works and slides; Graphic works; Cartoon works; All kinds of typing, with esthetical value; Works of Cinema including movies and films carrying didactic and technical characteristics or reflecting daily events; All kinds of scientific, technical, or rhetorical projection diapositives
PENALTIES
Penalties include a maximum of 5-years imprisonment terms