Mexico: Federal Law on Copyright (as amended up to July 14, 2014)

July 14, 2014

Mexico: The Federal Law on Copyright (as amended up to July 14, 2014) was first published in the Official Journal of the Federation (DOF) on December 24, 1996. It was last amended and published in the DOF on July 14, 2014.

The Law aims to safeguard and promote the cultural heritage of the nation, to protect the rights of authors, performers, publishers, producers and broadcasters, relating to their literary or artistic creations in all its manifestations, performances, publications, phonograms, broadcast, as well as other intellectual property rights.