International Laws
  • Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances (The Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances was adopted by the Diplomatic Conference on the Protection of Audiovisual Performances, which took place in Beijing from June 20 to 26, 2012. The Treaty deals with the intellectual property rights of performers in audiovisual performances.) Read More
  • Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations Read More
Community Law
  • Decision No. 351 establishing the Common Regime on Copyright and Neighboring Rights Read More
Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
  • Law No. 1403 of 2010 (July 19) – By which Law No. 23 of 1982 on Copyright is added, a remuneration for the public communication of works and audiovisual recordings is established for artists and performers, or “Fanny Mikey Law” (2010) Read More
  • Law No. 44 of 1993 (February 5) - Amending and supplementing Law No. 23 of 1982 (and amending Law No. 29 of 1944) (1993) Read More
  • Law No. 23 of 1982 (January 28) - On Copyright (1982) Read More
IP Laws: issued by the Executive
  • Decree No. 1066 of 2015 (only available in Spanish) Read More