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Kuwait: Implementing Regulations of the Copyright Law Published

October 3, 2019

In an effort to encourage the creation of art and culture, the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters recently issued the Implementing Regulations of the Copyright Law. The Implementing Regulations entered into force on July 28, 2019 and are expected to pave the way to a clearer copyright procurement process.

Copyright Protection Framework in Kuwait

Member of Berne Convention

Yes

Registration

Possible for nationals as well as foreigners

Filing Requirements

  • Power of attorney, legalized
  • Copy of the commercial license or commercial register

Duration

The life of the author plus an additional 50 years

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