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Lebanon

LAWS

The Lebanese Constitution (as amended up to September 4, 2004) (2004)

 

MAIN IP LAWS

 

Law No. 707 of December 9, 2005 amending Article 3 of Law No. 14/87 of April 5, 1987 and Article 10 of Law No. 89 of July 9, 1991 (2005)
Law No. 14/87 of May 4, 1987 on Duties and Fees due for the Publication of Trademarks and Patents in the Official Gazette. (2005)
Law No. 240/2000 of 2000 on Patents (2000)
Law No. 75 of 1999 on the Protection of Literary and Artistic Property (1999)
Law No. 69/20 of May 23, 1969 on the Rights of Creators of Musical works (1969)

 

IMPLEMENTATION OF RULES AND REGULATION (INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY)

 

Decree No. 918 of November 15, 2007 on the creation and organization of work of associations and companies of collective management of copyright and related rights and how to exercise control of the Ministry of Culture and checking violations (2007)
Circular No. A/1/4 of May 25, 2006 on protection of computer programs and fight against piracy (2006)
Circular No. A/1/5 of Maz 25, 2006 on the protection of audiovisual and musical works (2006)
Circular No. A/1/6 of 25/05/2006 on the protection of literary, artistic and scientific works (2006)
Resolution No. 2002/16 of July 1, 2002 on the rights of copying and copying of computer programs by nonprofit educational institutions and academic and public libraries, (2002)
Resoluton No. 83 of December 29, 1960 on The conditions required to establish a Lebanese industry or business having a Foreign mark registered in Lebanon. (1960)
Resolution No. 392 of July 7, 1960 on Marks of products sold in Lebanon. (1960)

 

IP related LAWS

 

Law No. 89 of September 7, 1991 (Duties and Fees due to the Publication of Industrial Designs, Patents, Literary and Artistic Property in the Official Gazette) (2005)
Resolution No. 2385 of 1924 on Commercial and Industrial Property Rights (2005)

 

TREATY MEMBERSHIP

 

Brussels Convention Relating to the Distribution of Programme-Carrying Signals Transmitted by Satellite …
Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled …
Patent Law Treaty …
Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks …
Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations (August 12, 1997)
Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (December 30, 1986)
Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks (April 8, 1961)
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works (September 30, 1947)
Madrid Agreement for the Repression of False or Deceptive Indications of Source on Goods (September 1, 1924)
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property (September 1, 1924)

 

Ministry of Economy and Trade – Department of Intellectual Property
Riyad El Soleh Street, Azarieh Building
5th floor, Beirut, Lebanon
Tel + 961 1 982 379
Fax + 961 1 982 369
www.economy.gov.lb