Commons:Copyright rules by territory/Gibraltar
Copyright rules: Gibraltar|
|Standard||Life + 70 years|
|Anonymous||Create/Publish + 70 years|
|Terms run to year end||Yes|
|ISO 3166-1 alpha-3||GIB|
|Berne convention||5 December 1887|
|Univ. Copyright Convention||27 September 1957|
|WTO member||1 January 1995|
|URAA restoration date||1 January 1996|
|WIPO treaty||14 March 2010|
This page provides an overview of copyright rules of Gibraltar relevant to uploading works into Wikimedia Commons. Note that any work originating in Gibraltar must be in the public domain, or available under a free license, in both Gibraltar and the United States before it can be uploaded to Wikimedia Commons. If there is any doubt about the copyright status of a work from Gibraltar, refer to the relevant laws for clarification.
Anglo-Dutch forces captured Gibraltar from Spain in 1704. The territory was ceded to Great Britain in perpetuity under the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713. Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula.
The relevant copyright law is LN. 2005/078 Copyright (Gibraltar) Order 2005. Under the Copyright (Gibraltar) Order 2005, the provisions of the United Kingdom's 1988 Copyright, Designs and Patents Act are extended to Gibraltar, with some exceptions and changes of wording that do not appear to affect copyright terms. An up-to-date version of the 1988 Act is available on legislation.gov.uk.
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