Commons:Droit d'auteur par territoire/Chypre

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Cette page fournit un aperçu des règles de droit d'auteur de Chypre applicables au téléchargement d'œuvres sur Wikimedia Commons. Notez que toute œuvre originaire de la Chypre doit appartenir au domaine public ou être disponible sous licence libre à Chypre et aux États-Unis avant de pouvoir être téléchargée sur Wikimedia Commons. En cas de doute sur le statut de droit d'auteur d'une œuvre de la Chypre, reportez-vous aux lois applicables pour plus de précisions.


Cyprus was transferred from the Ottoman Empire to British administration in 1878, and was annexed by Britain in 1914. The island gained independence in 1960. Northern Cyprus became autonomous in 1974 with the support of Turkey, and in 1983 declared independence, but has not gained international recognition.

Cyprus has been a member of the Berne Convention since 16 August 1960, the World Trade Organization since 30 July 1995 and the WIPO Copyright Treaty since 4 November 2003.[1] As of 2018 the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), an agency of the United Nations, listed Copyright Laws 1976 to 1993 (Law No. 59 of December 3, 1976, as amended by Law No. 18(I), 1993) as the main IP law enacted by the legislature of Cyprus.[1] WIPO holds the text of this law in their WIPO Lex database.[2]

This law was modified in 1999, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2007.[1] As of 2018 the University of Cyprus Library cited Law no. 59/76 regarding Intellectual Property Rights (as modified by Laws N.63/77, N.18(I)/93, N.54(I)/99, N.12(I)/2001), N.128(I)/2002 and N.128(I)/2004) as the source of rules on Intellectual Property Rights.[3]

Règles générales

In December 2018 the University of Cyprus Library gave durations as:

  • Scientific, literary, music and artistic works: rights expire 70 years after the creator’s death.
  • Motion pictures: rights expire 70 years after the death of the last survivor of: producer, main director, scriptwriter, dialogues writer and composer of music composed specifically for use in the motion picture.
  • Photographs: rights expire 70 years after the creator’s death.
  • Sound recordings: rights expire 50 years after the date of recording, or 50 years from the date it is published or presented if that happens within 50 years of creation.
  • Broadcasts: rights expire 50 years after the date of broadcasting
  • Publication of previously unpublished works: rights expire 25 years from the date the work is published.

Liberté de panorama

COM:FOP Cyprus

Voir aussi : Commons:Liberté de panorama

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The WIPO version of Copyright Laws 1976 to 1993, section 7(1), includes exception (c): "the reproduction and distribution of copies of any artistic work permanently situated in a place where it may be viewed by the public;"

Voir aussi


  1. a b c Cyprus Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights). WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization (2018). Retrieved on 2018-11-04.
  2. The Copyright Laws 1976 to 1993 (Law No. 59, of December 3, 1976, as last amended by Law No. 18(I), 1993). Cyprus (1993). Retrieved on 2018-11-04.
  3. Copyright. University of Cyprus Library. Retrieved on 2018-12-02.
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