Jordan

Law No. 22 of 1992 on Copyright Protection

Year of Version:
1992
Dates:
Entry into force: April 16, 1992
Adopted: March 19, 1992
Type of Text:
Main IP Laws
Subject Matter:
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body
Notes:
The Copyright Law contains 59 articles, covering, inter alia, matters relating to general definitions (Article 2), protected works (Article 3); exclusive rights of the author (Article 8-10), transfer of economic rights by authors (Article 13-15), economic rights of the heirs of the author Article 21-22), the term of protection (Articles 30-34), infringement and penalties (Articles 46-52).
The Law was published in the Official Gazette No. 3821 on April 16, 1992, and entered into force on the
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Available Texts:
Arabic
قانون حماية حق المؤلف رقم 22 لسنة 1992pdf
English
Law No. 22 of 1992 on Copyright Protectionpdfhtml(Version with Automatic Translation Tool)
French
Loi n° 22 de 1992 sur la protection du droit d'auteurpdfhtml(Version with Automatic Translation Tool)
Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.
JO001