A new copyright law in the UAE

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Abstract

The Federal Decree-Law No. 38 of 2021 on Copyright and Related Rights, published in the Official Gazette, Issue No. 712, on 26 September 2021 On 2 January 2022, the Federal Decree-Law No. 38 of 2021 on Copyright and Related Rights ('Federal Decree-Law No. 38'), repealing the Federal Law No. 7 of 2002 on Copyrights and Related Rights ('repealed law'), came into force in the United Arab Emirates. It seeks to facilitate the transition into the knowledge economy and implement the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled ('Marrakesh Treaty').

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)214-216
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice
Volume17
Issue number3
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Publication statusPublished - Mar 1 2022

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