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Copyright and Permissions: Arab Countries

Welcome! This guide provides information and resources on copyright law in Lebanon and internationally. The guide emphasizes on how copyright law relates to academic activities such as research, teaching, and publishing.

Copyright Laws in the Arab World

World Intellectual Property Organization

Browse WIPO portal by member states including Arab countries to find contact details, treaty membership, national intellectual property (IP) laws, IP statistics, technical cooperation, outreach activities, case studies and more.

Search WIPO Lex a global database that provides free of charge access to legal information on intellectual property (IP) including copyright and related rights

Arabian Anti-Piracy Alliance

Arab Society for Intellectual Property

Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property


Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on Intellectual Property Systems in the Arab Region,  17-18 April 2019; organized by the Innovation Section, Technology for Development Division at ESCWA