Summary

Protection of Copyright and Related Rights is regulated by law No. 34.05 on Copyright and Related Rights Act which amends and complete the Law 02.00".

The said Law entered in force on March 2006.

This new law is in conformity with international conventions ratified by Morocco

The sanctions against piracy of works ranging from two to six months and a fine of 10,000 to 100,000 dirhams.

In case of repetition, it is expected a prison sentence ranging from one to four years and a fine of 60,000 to 600,000 dirhams.

The new law provides for a term of patrimonial rights amounting to 70 years after the death of the author.

In addition, it is provided a possible recourse for an intervention of the Customs in light of the fight against piracy of works protected by this law.

Address:

ESPACE PORTE D’ANFA, No. 3 Rue Bab Mansour Casablanca 20050, Kingdom of Morocco

P.O. Box: 19005 Casa El Hank, Kingdom of Morocco
Telephone: (00 212-5-22) 36 61 19/21/26
Fax: (00 212-5-22) 36 61 33
Email: morocco@agip.com
Contact: Fatimah El-Garwaoui (Ms.)

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