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Law No. 2008-09 of January 25, 2008 on Copyright and Related Rights

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Year of current version:2008
Date of entry into force of original text:January 25, 2008
Date of Text (Enacted):January 25, 2008
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Traditional Cultural Expressions
Notes:-The Copyright Law 2008 replaced and repealed the Copyright Law 1973 as amended in 1986.
-The 2008 Copyright Law meets the requirements of TRIPs, the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT) and the WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT) . The WCT and WPPT are also known as ‘WIPO Internet Treaties’ of 1996.

-In particular , please refer to Part IV (Arts. 156-160) for the provisions on the Expressions of Folklore (see p. 36)
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Law No. 2008-09 of January 25, 2008 on Copyright and Related Rights Law No. 2008-09 of January 25, 2008 on Copyright and Related Rights, Complete document (pdf) [156 KB]

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Loi n° 2008-09 du 25 janvier 2008 sur le droit d'auteur et les droits voisins Loi n° 2008-09 du 25 janvier 2008 sur le droit d'auteur et les droits voisins, Complete document (pdf) [1673 KB] Loi n° 2008-09 du 25 janvier 2008 sur le droit d'auteur et les droits voisins, Complete document (htm) [235 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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