Filing Requirements
Copyright Applications

The Copyright Protection Office has not specified the filing requirements for works to be filed by agents. However, Article 36 of the law states that the owners and the authors of intellectual works who want to file their applications and to deposit their works with the office should submit the following:

1. The name of the author or authors in case of joint works.

2. The subject of the work.

3. Five copies of the work.

4. A detailed specification of the work.

5. A written declaration of the ownership of the work by the author or authors.

6. A written declaration by the author or authors specifying the manner in which they choose to publish the work.

7. Approval of the work by the competent department in the Ministry of Information in accordance with the provisions of the Publications Law.



Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property T M P Agents Crown Plaza Doha Business Park Building E, 5th Floor Airport Road

P.O. Box: 2620 Doha – Qatar
Telephone: +974 44416455
Fax: +974 44425687
Contact: Sami Younis (Mr)


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