Intellectual Property Rights Office for the Dominican Republic
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This page provides information about the administration of intellectual property in the Dominican Republic. Intellectual property covers copyright and industrial property, including patents, designs, and trademarks.
Copyright can be claimed over any original creative work which is recorded in some way – be that through it being written down, recorded on an audio or audio-visual device, saved to a computer, or any other means.
The rules governing copyright are determined by a variety of international treaties, the most important of which is the Berne Convention.
Berne Convention Status of the Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic is part of the Berne Convention. Work created in the Dominican Republic is eligible for registration through the Intellectual Property Rights Office's Copyright Registration Service.
|Instrument:||Accession: September 24, 1997|
|In Force:||December 24, 1997|
Online Copyright Registration Options in the Dominican Republic
(Effective in the Dominican Republic and all other Berne Convention countries)
|Cost of International Registration:||USD $60|