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Public domain This work is in the public domain because its copyright expired in San Marino. This is because:
  • it is a photograph and 30 years have passed since creation (Article 84)
  • it is an audiovisual work and 50 years have passed since publication (Article 40)
  • it is a work published anonymously or posthumously within 30 years of the author's death, and 60 years have passed since publication (Articles 38 and 39)
  • it is another kind of work and 50 years have passed since the death of the author (Article 36)

See Legge n. 8 del 25 gennaio 1991 for further details.

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Copyright notes

Copyright notes

Per U.S. Circ. 38a., the following countries are not a participant in the Berne Convention or any other treaty on copyright with the United States:

  • Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iran, Iraq, Kiribati, Nauru, Palau, San Marino and Somalia.

As such, works published by citizens of these countries in these countries are usually not subject to copyright protection outside of these countries. Hence, such works may be in the public domain in most other countries worldwide.

However
  • Works published in these countries by citizens or permanent residents of other countries that are signatories to the Berne Convention or any other treaty on copyright will still be protected in their home country and internationally as well as locally by local copyright law.
  • Similarly, works published outside of these countries within 30 days of publication within these countries will also usually be subject to protection in the foreign country of publication. When works are subject to copyright outside of these countries, the term of such copyright protection may exceed the term of copyright inside them.
  • Unpublished works from these countries may be fully copyrighted.
  • A work from one of these countries may become copyrighted in the United States under the URAA if the work's home country enters a copyright treaty or agreement with the United States and the work is still under copyright in its home country.

San Marino has enacted Law No. 8 of 25 January 1991 - Protection of Copyright (Italian) which came into force on 9 February 1991. San Marino has enacted Law No. 43 of 22 February 2006 - Amendments to Art. 3 of the Law No. 63 of June 24, 1997 "Provision of Law No. 8 of 25 January 1991 - Protection of Copyright" (Italian) which came into force on 13 March 2006.