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List of parties to international treaties protecting rights related to copyright

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List of parties to international treaties protecting rights related to copyright

Below is a list of countries which have signed and copyright, while other countries distinguish them from authors' rights: in either case, their international protection is distinct from the protection of literary and artistic works under the Berne Convention and other treaties.

Contents

  • Treaties 1
  • List 2
  • See also 3
    • International organizations 3.1
  • References 4
  • External links 5
    • Treaty texts 5.1

Treaties

Short name Long name Place Date Date
(into force)
Rome Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organisations Rome 1961-10-26 1964-05-18[1]
Phonograms Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms Geneva 1971-10-29 1973-04-17[2]
Satellites Convention Relating to the Distribution of Programme–Carrying Signals Transmitted by Satellite Brussels 1974-05-21 1979-08-25[3]
TRIPS Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights Marrakech 1994-04-15 1995-01-01[4]
WPPT WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty Geneva 1996-12-20 2002-05-20[5]

List

The list below was taken from details supplied by WIPO and the WTO (see references): they are correct as of 2012-10-15, and include some accessions after that date. Dates quoted are the date on which the treaty came into effect for a given country.

Country Rome Phonograms Satellites TRIPS WPPT
Afghanistan observer
Albania 2000-09-01 2001-06-26 2000-09-08 2002-05-20
Algeria 2007-04-22 observer
Andorra 2004-05-25 observer
Angola 1996-11-23
Antigua and Barbuda 1995-01-01
Argentina 1992-03-02 1973-06-30 1995-01-01 2002-05-20
Armenia 2003-01-31 2003-01-31 1993-12-13 2003-02-05 2005-03-06
Australia 1992-09-30 1974-06-22 1990-10-26 1995-01-01 2007-07-26
Austria 1973-06-09 1982-08-21 1982-08-06 1995-01-01 2010-03-14
Azerbaijan 2005-10-08 2001-09-01 observer 2006-04-11
Bahamas observer
Bahrain 2006-01-18 2007-05-01 1995-01-01 2005-12-15
Bangladesh 1995-01-01
Barbados 1983-09-18 1983-07-29 1995-01-01
Belarus 2003-05-27 2003-04-17 observer
Belgium 1999-10-02 1995-01-01 2006-08-30
Belize 1995-01-01
Benin 1996-02-22 2006-04-16
Bhutan observer
Bolivia 1993-11-24 1995-09-12
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2009-05-19 2009-05-25 1992-03-06 observer 2009-11-25
Botswana 1995-05-31 2005-01-27
Brazil 1965-09-29 1975-11-28 1995-01-01
Brunei 1995-01-01
Bulgaria 1995-08-31 1995-09-06 1996-12-01 2002-05-20
Burkina Faso 1988-01-14 1988-01-30 1995-06-03 2002-05-20
Burundi 1995-07-23
Cambodia 2004-10-13
Cameroon 1995-12-13
Canada 1998-06-04 1995-01-01
Cape Verde 1997-07-03 2008-07-23
Central African Republic 1995-05-31
Chad 1996-10-19
Chile 1974-09-05 1977-03-24 2011-06-08 1995-01-01 2002-05-20
China 1993-04-30 2001-12-11 2007-06-09
Colombia 1976-09-17 1994-05-16 1995-04-30 2002-05-20
Comoros observer
Congo, Democratic Republic 1977-11-29 1997-01-01
Congo, Republic 1964-05-18 1997-03-27
Costa Rica 1971-09-09 1982-06-17 1999-06-25 1995-01-01 2002-05-20
Côte d'Ivoire 1995-01-01
Croatia 2000-04-20 2000-04-20 1991-10-08 2000-11-30 2002-05-20
Cuba 1995-04-20
Cyprus 2009-06-17 1995-07-30 2005-12-02
Czech Republic 1993-01-01 1993-01-01 1995-01-01 2002-05-20
Denmark 1965-09-23 1977-03-24 1995-01-01 2010-03-14
Djibouti 1995-05-31
Dominica 1999-11-09 1995-01-01
Dominican Republic 1987-01-27 1995-03-09 2006-01-10
Ecuador 1964-05-18 1974-09-14 1996-01-21 2002-05-20
Egypt 1995-06-30
El Salvador 1979-06-29 1979-02-09 2008-07-22 1995-05-07 2002-05-20
Equatorial Guinea observer
Eritrea
Ethiopia observer
Estonia 2000-04-28 2000-05-28 1999-11-13 2010-03-14
European Union 1995-01-01 2010-03-14
Fiji 1972-04-11 1973-04-18 1996-01-14
Finland 1983-10-21 1973-04-18 1995-01-01 2010-03-14
France 1987-07-03 1973-04-18 1995-01-01 2010-03-14
Gabon 1995-01-01 2002-05-20
Gambia 1996-10-23
Georgia 2004-08-14 2000-06-14 2002-05-20
Germany 1966-10-21 1974-05-18 1979-08-25 1995-01-01 2010-03-14
Ghana 1995-01-01
Greece 1993-01-06 1994-02-09 1991-10-22 1995-01-01 2010-03-14
Grenada 1996-02-22
Guatemala 1977-01-14 1977-02-01 1995-07-21 2003-01-08
Guinea 1995-10-25 2002-05-25
Guinea-Bissau 1995-05-31
Haiti 1996-01-30
Honduras 1990-02-16 1990-03-06 2008-04-07 1995-01-01 2002-05-20
Hong Kong 1995-01-01 2008-10-01
Hungary 1995-02-10 1975-05-28 1995-01-01 2002-05-20
Iceland 1994-06-15 1995-01-01
India 1975-02-12 1995-01-01
Indonesia 1995-01-01 2005-02-15
Iran observer
Iraq observer
Ireland 1979-09-19 1995-01-01 2010-03-14
Israel 2002-12-30 1978-05-01 1995-04-21
Italy 1975-04-08 1977-03-24 1981-07-07 1995-01-01 2010-03-14
Jamaica 1994-01-27 1994-01-11 2000-01-12 1995-05-09 2002-06-12
Japan 1989-10-26 1978-10-14 1995-01-01 2002-10-09
Jordan 2000-04-11 2004-05-24
Kazakhstan 2001-08-03 observer 2004-11-12
Kenya 1976-04-21 1979-08-25 1995-01-01
Kiribati
Korea, Democratic People's Republic
Korea, Republic 2009-03-18 1987-10-10 2012-03-19[6] 1995-01-01 2009-03-18
Kuwait 1995-01-01
Kyrgyzstan 2003-08-13 2002-10-12 1998-12-20 2002-08-15
Laos observer
Latvia 1999-08-20 1997-08-23 1999-02-10 2002-05-20
Lebanon 1997-08-12 observer
Lesotho 1990-01-26 1995-05-31
Liberia 2005-12-16 observer
Libya observer
Liechtenstein 1999-10-12 1999-10-12 1995-09-01 2007-04-30
Lithuania 1999-07-22 2000-01-27 2001-05-31 2002-05-20
Luxembourg 1976-02-25 1976-03-08 1995-01-01 2010-03-14
Macau 1995-01-01
Macedonia 1998-03-02 1998-03-02 1991-11-17 2003-04-04 2005-03-20
Madagascar 1995-11-17
Malawi 1995-05-31
Malaysia 1995-01-01 2012-12-27
Maldives 1995-05-31
Mali 1995-05-31 2002-05-20
Malta 1995-01-01 2010-03-14
Mauritania 1995-05-31
Mauritius 1995-01-01
Mexico 1964-05-18 1973-12-21 1979-08-25 1995-01-01 2002-05-20
Federated States of Micronesia
Moldova 1995-12-05 2000-07-17 2008-10-28 2001-07-26 2002-05-20
Monaco 1985-12-06 1974-12-02
Mongolia 1997-01-29 2002-10-25
Montenegro 2006-06-03 2006-06-03 2006-06-03 2012-04-29 2006-06-03
Morocco 1983-06-30 1995-01-01 2011-07-20
Mozambique 1995-08-26
Myanmar 1995-01-01
Namibia 1995-01-01
Nauru
Nepal 2004-04-23
Netherlands 1993-10-07 1993-10-12 1995-01-01 2010-03-14
New Zealand 1976-08-13 1995-01-01
Nicaragua 2000-08-10 2000-08-10 1979-08-25 1995-09-03 2003-03-06
Niger 1964-05-18 1996-12-13
Nigeria 1993-10-29 1995-01-01
Norway 1978-07-10 1978-08-01 1995-01-01
Oman 2008-03-18 2000-11-09 2005-09-20
Pakistan 1995-01-01
Palau
Panama 1983-09-02 1974-06-29 1985-09-25 1997-09-06 2002-05-20
Papua New Guinea 1996-06-09
Paraguay 1970-02-26 1979-02-13 1995-01-01 2002-05-20
Peru 1985-08-07 1985-08-24 1985-08-07 1995-01-01 2002-07-18
Philippines 1984-09-25 1995-01-01 2002-10-04
Poland 1997-06-13 1995-07-01 2003-10-21
Portugal 2002-07-17 1996-03-11 1995-01-01 2010-03-14
Qatar 1996-01-13 2005-10-28
Romania 1998-10-22 1998-10-01 1995-01-01 2002-05-20
Russian Federation 2003-05-26 1995-03-13 1989-01-20 2012-08-22 2009-02-05
Rwanda 2001-07-25 1996-05-22
Saint Kitts and Nevis 1996-02-21
Saint Lucia 1996-08-17 2001-04-02 1995-01-01 2002-05-20
St. Vincent & Grenadines 1995-01-01 2011-02-12
Samoa 2012-05-10
San Marino
São Tomé and Príncipe observer
Saudi Arabia 2005-12-11
Senegal 1995-01-01 2002-05-20
Serbia 2003-06-10 2003-06-10 1992-04-27 observer 2003-06-13
Seychelles observer
Sierra Leone 1995-07-23
Singapore 2005-04-27 1995-01-01 2005-04-17
Slovakia 1993-01-01 1993-01-01 1995-01-01 2002-05-20
Slovenia 1996-10-09 1996-10-15 1991-06-25 1995-07-30 2002-05-20
Solomon Islands 1996-07-26
Somalia
South Africa 1995-01-01
Spain 1991-11-14 1974-08-24 1995-01-01 2010-03-14
Sri Lanka 1995-01-01
Sudan observer
Suriname 1995-01-01
Swaziland 1995-01-01
Sweden 1964-05-18 1973-04-18 1995-01-01 2010-03-14
Switzerland 1993-09-24 1993-09-30 1993-09-24 1995-07-01 2008-07-01
Syria 2006-05-13 observer
Taiwan (Chinese Taipei) 2002-01-01
Tajikistan 2008-05-19 observer 2011-08-24
Tanzania 1995-01-01
Thailand 1995-01-01
Timor Leste
Togo 2003-06-10 2003-06-10 2003-06-10 1995-05-31 2003-05-21
Tonga 2007-07-27
Trinidad and Tobago 1988-10-01 1996-11-01 1995-03-01 2008-11-28
Tunisia 1995-03-29
Turkey 2004-04-08 1995-03-26 2008-11-28
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
Uganda 1995-01-01
Ukraine 2002-06-12 2000-02-18 2008-05-16 2002-05-20
United Arab Emirates 2005-01-14 1996-04-10 2005-06-09
United Kingdom 1964-05-18 1973-04-18 1995-01-01 2010-03-14
United States of America 1974-03-10 1985-03-07 1995-01-01 2002-05-20
Uruguay 1977-07-04 1983-01-18 1995-01-01 2008-08-28
Uzbekistan observer
Vanuatu 2012-08-24
Vatican City 1977-07-18 observer
Venezuela 1996-01-30 1982-11-18 1995-01-01
Vietnam 2007-03-01 2005-07-06 2006-01-12 2007-01-11
Yemen observer
Zambia 1995-01-01
Zimbabwe 1995-03-05

See also

International organizations

  • World Intellectual Property Organization
  • World Trade Organization
  • UNESCO
  • International Labor Organization

References

  1. ^ Parties to the Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organisations as of 2012-10-15.
  2. ^ Parties to the Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms as of 2012-11-26.
  3. ^ Parties to the Convention Relating to the Distribution of Programme–Carrying Signals Transmitted by Satellite as of 2012-10-15.
  4. ^ Members of the World Trade Organization as of 2013-01-04.
  5. ^ Parties to the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty as of 2012-11-16.
  6. ^ REPUBLIC OF KOREA: ACCESSION

External links

Treaty texts

  • Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organisations
  • Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms
  • Convention Relating to the Distribution of Programme–Carrying Signals Transmitted by Satellite
  • Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
  • WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty
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