Copyright law of Turkey

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Turkish copyright law is documented in the law number 5846 on Intellectual and Artistic Works (Turkish: Fikir ve Sanat Eserleri Kanunu).

Turkey is revising its intellectual property rights laws in order to align them with WIPO standards.[1] Turkey is a party to the Berne Convention, the Rome Convention and the TRIPS Agreement. Turkish copyright law was made compliant with these treaties after its 1995 and 2001 amendments.

Amendments[edit]

Originally written in December 1951, law 5846 has been amended by the following laws:

  • 2936, 1983-11-01
  • 4110, 1995-06-07
  • 4630, 2001-02-21
  • 5101, 2004-03-03
  • 5217, 2004-07-14
  • 5571, 2006-12-28

In addition, a draft law has been prepared to amend articles 23, 25, 43, and 71-81, as part of the aforementioned harmonization plan.[2]

Related laws[edit]

Other laws applicable to the creation of audiovisual art are[3]

  • 3984 (on the Establishment of Radio and Television Enterprises and their Broadcasts)
  • 3257 (on Cinema, Video and Musical Works)
  • 5680 (Press Law)
  • 1117 (on the Protection of Minors against Harmful Publications)
  • 4054 (on the Protection of Competition)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aktekin, Ugur (June 2007). "Keeping up with WIPO". Managing Intellectual Property: 72–73. Retrieved 2008-07-14. 
  2. ^ "Turkey: Copyright, Draft Law (Amendment)". WIPO. Retrieved 2008-08-05. 
  3. ^ Baytan, Hatice Dilek (2001-08-03). "Turkey: Law Relevant to the Audiovisual Sector". European Audiovisual Observatory. Retrieved 2008-07-29. 

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