Intellectual Property Rights Office for the United Arab Emirates
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This page provides information about the administration of intellectual property in the United Arab Emirates. 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 United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates is part of the Berne Convention. Work created in the United Arab Emirates is eligible for registration through the Intellectual Property Rights Office's Copyright Registration Service.
|Instrument:||Accession: April 14, 2004|
|In Force:||July 14, 2004|
Online Copyright Registration Options in the United Arab Emirates
(Effective in the United Arab Emirates and all other Berne Convention countries)
|Cost of International Registration:||USD $60|