Law No. 85-660 of July 3, 1985, on Authors' Rights and on the Rights of Performers, Phonogram and Videogram Producers and Audiovisual Communication Enterprises (as amended up to July 24, 2009)

Year of Version:
Entry into force: January 1, 1986
Adopted: July 3, 1985
Type of Text:
Main IP Laws
Subject Matter:
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body
This version of Law No. 85-660 of July 3, 1985 incorporates all the amendments introduced by the following laws:
- Law No. 86-1067 of September 30, 1986, on the Freedom of Communication (Law Léotard);
- Law No. 92-546 of June 20, 1992, on Statutory Deposit;
- Law No. 92-597 of July 1, 1992;
- Ordinance No. 2005-652 of May 2, 2005;
- Ordinance No. 2009-901 of July 24, 2009.
Available Texts:
Loi n° 85-660 du 3 juillet 1985 relative aux droits d'auteur et aux droits des artistes-interprètes, des producteurs de phonogrammes et de vidéogrammes et des entreprises de communication audiovisuelle (telle que modifiée jusqu’au 24 juillet 2009)pdfhtml(Version with Automatic Translation Tool)
Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.