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What is the term of copyright protection?

Copyrights are divided into moral rights and economic rights. Protection of moral rights is perpetual. Economic rights are for the lifetime of the creator and for 50 years after his or her death. However, economic rights in pseudonymous or anonymous works, works authored by a juristic person (e.g. a company or foundation), photographic and audiovisual works, sound recordings, and performances are for 50 years from the time of public release.

  • Publish Date : 2008-04-24
  • Update : 2020-09-09
  • Organization : International Legal Affairs Office
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