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Copyright Protection Oman

Our copyright registration Oman team will help you in registering your copyrights, and protect your valuable copyright assets and make them work harder for you. We will advise you on the forms of copyright agreements that best suit your needs.


Copyright law issued by Royal Decree No. 65/2008 dated 4/5/2008, and becomes effective after published in Official Gazette No. 863 issued 18/5/2008.


The created works of literature, arts and science shall enjoy protection under this law regardless of their value, type, and way of expression or purpose of their production.


Protection shall not cover mere ideas, procedures, working methods, mathematical concepts, principles, discoveries and data.


The term of economic copyrights protection, mandated under this law, is the life of the author and seventy years commencing from the beginning of the Gregorian calendar year,  following the year of the author’s death.


Whereas, the economic rights of authors of joint works shall be protected for their life and seventy years starting from the beginning of the Gregorian calendar year following the year of the death of the last surviving author. Copyright works submit in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and shall be considered a presumption of ownership.


Oman is a member of Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works and Copyright.


Requirements for Copyrights:

1. A Power of Attorney notarized and legalized up to the Consulate of Oman. If there is no Omani Consulate in your country, the power of attorney may be legalized by the Consulate of any Arab country.

2. A certified copy of home or any foreign registration of the copyright (with an Arabic translation).

3.Three copies of the work.

Contact our copyright consultants Oman at +968-24-605-841.

Al Alawi Law Firm Building
Building No.785 – Way No.2708
Qurum 29
P.O. Box 3746 – Ruwi, PC-112
The Sultanate of Oman

Telephone Number: +968-24-605-841
Facsimile Number: +968-24-699-763
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