Copyright Registration in Dubai, UAE
Federal Law No. (7) of the Year 2002 Concerning Copyrights and Neighboring Rights protects authors of the books or written works, computer programs, lectures, addresses, sermons and other works of similar nature, music compositions with or without words, sound and audiovisual works, architecture works, engineering plans and layouts, drawing, painting, sculpture and lithography (fabric, metal, stones, wood), photographic works, works of applied and plastic art, illustrations, geographical maps, sketches, three-dimensional works relative to geography, topography and architecture designs etc.
Protection does not extend to any ideas or procedures or methods of work or the official documents such as the texts of laws, regulations and decisions etc.- or the news or events and the current facts or the works transferred to public property.
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