16 07, 2018

What is the penalty for copyright infringement?

By | 2018-07-16T06:07:23+00:00 July 16th, 2018|17,187 Comments

An unauthorized publication of an author’s work of art is penalized by imprisonment and/or a fine of not less than 50,000 Dirhams. A publisher who contravenes the author’s instructions through unauthorized addition, omission or modification shall be punished by imprisonment and/or a fine not less than 10,000 Dirhams.

16 07, 2018

Why should one register for Copyright?

By | 2018-07-16T06:06:25+00:00 July 16th, 2018|4,867 Comments

Copyright comes into existence as soon as a work is created and no formality is required to be completed for acquiring Copyright in UAE. However, certificate of registration of Copyright and the entries made therein serve as a prima facie evidence in a court of law and therefore, would help in establishing authorship and also [...]