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Intellectual property in Tunisia

Intellectual Property

National Organisations
The National Institute for Standardization and Industrial Property (INNORPI)
Regional Organisations
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
International Membership
Member of the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization)
Signatory to the Paris Convention For the Protection of Intellectual Property

National Regulation and International Agreements

Type of property and law Validity International Agreements Signed
Law N° 2000-84 of 24 August 2000
5, 10, 15 or 50 years on request Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
Law of 23 July 2007
20 years, renewable Trademark Law Treaty
Law N° 12 of 9 February 2001
15 years  
Code of Intellectual Property
70 years after the death of its author for inheritance tax; 50 years after the first publication for registration fees Berne convention For the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms
Rome ConventionFor the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations
WIPO Copyright Treaty
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty
Industrial Models
Law N° 2001-21 of 6 February 2001 on the protection of designs and industrial models
20 years  

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