Copyright Berne Convention : List of Countries

11/12/2018   

171 Countries of are member signatories to the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

 

Most frequent requests: (am I protected in these countries?)

Europe: yes

USA: yes

China: yes

Japan: yes

Tunisia: yes

Morocco: yes

 

Complete list of countries recognizing your copyright


South Africa: October 3, 1928
Albania: March 6, 1994
Algeria: April 19, 1998
Germany: December 5, 1887
Andorra: June 2, 2004
Antigua and Barbuda: March 17, 2000
Saudi Arabia: March 11, 2004
Argentina: June 10, 1967
Armenia: October 19, 2000
Australia: April 14, 1928
Austria: October 1, 1920
Azerbaijan: June 4, 1999
Bahamas: July 10, 1973
Bahrain: March 2, 1997
Bangladesh: May 4, 1999
Barbados: July 30, 1983
Belgium: December 5, 1887
Belize: June 17, 2000
Bhutan: November 25, 2004
Bolivia: November 4, 1993
Bosnia-Herzegovina: March 1, 1992
Botswana: April 15, 1998
Brunei Darussalam: August 30, 2006
Brazil: February 9, 1922
Bulgaria: December 5, 1921
Burkina Faso: August 19, 1963
Belarus: December 12, 1997
Benin: January 3, 1961
Cameroon: September 21, 1964
Canada: April 10, 1928
Cape Verde: July 7, 1997
Chile: June 5, 1970
China: October 15, 1992
Cyprus: February 24, 1964
Colombia: March 7, 1988
Comoros: April 17, 2005
Congo: May 8, 1962
Costa Rica: June 10, 1978
Croatia: October 8, 1991
Cuba: February 20, 1997
Côte d'Ivoire: January 1, 1962
Denmark: July 1, 1903
Djibouti: May 13, 2002
Dominica: August 7, 1999
Egypt: June 7, 1977
El Salvador: February 19, 1994
UAE: July 14, 2004
Ecuador: October 9, 1991
Spain: December 5th, 1887
Estonia: October 26, 1994
United States of America: March 1, 1989
Fiji: December 1, 1971
Finland: April 1, 1928
France: December 5, 1887
Russian Federation: March 13, 1995
Gabon: March 26, 1962
Gambia: March 7, 1993
Ghana: October 11, 1991
Grenada: September 22, 1998
Greece: November 9, 1920
Guatemala: July 28, 1997
Guinea: November 20, 1980
Equatorial Guinea: June 26, 1997
Guinea-Bissau: July 22, 1991
Guyana: October 25, 1994
Georgia: May 16, 1995
Haiti: January 11, 1996
Honduras: January 25, 1990
Hungary: February 14, 1922
India: April 1, 1928
Indonesia: September 5, 1997
Ireland: October 5, 1927
Iceland: September 7, 1947
Israel: March 24, 1950
Italy: December 5, 1887
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya: September 28, 1976
Jamaica: January 1, 1994
Japan: July 15, 1899
Jordan: July 28, 1999
Kazakhstan: April 12, 1999
Kenya: June 11, 1993
Kyrgyzstan: July 8, 1999
Lesotho: September 28, 1989
Latvia: August 11, 1995
Lebanon: September 30, 1947
Liberia: March 8, 1989
Liechtenstein: July 30, 1931
Lithuania: December 14, 1994
Luxembourg: June 20, 1888
Madagascar: January 1, 1966
Malaysia: October 1, 1990
Malawi: October 12, 1991
Mali: March 19, 1962
Malta: September 21, 1964
Morocco: June 16, 1917
Mauritius: May 10, 1989
Mauritania: February 6, 1973
Mexico: June 11, 1967
Micronesia (Federated States of): October 7, 2003
Monaco: May 30, 1889
Mongolia: March 12, 1998
Montenegro: June 3, 2006
Namibia: March 21, 1990
Nepal: January 11, 2006
Nicaragua: August 23, 2000
Niger: May 2, 1962
Nigeria: September 14, 1993
Norway: April 13, 1896
New Zealand: April 24, 1928
Oman: July 14, 1999
Uzbekistan: April 19, 2005
Pakistan: July 5, 1948
Panama: June 8, 1996
Paraguay: January 2, 1992
Netherlands: November 1, 1912
Philippines: August 1, 1951
Poland: January 28, 1920
Portugal: March 29, 1911
Peru: August 20, 1988
Qatar: July 5, 2000
Romania: January 1, 1927
United Kingdom: December 5, 1887
Rwanda: March 1, 1984
Syrian Arab Republic: June 11, 2004
Central African Republic: September 3, 1977
Republic of Korea: August 21, 1996
Republic of Moldova: November 2, 1995
Dominican Republic: December 24, 1997
Democratic Republic of Congo: October 8, 1963
DPR Korea: April 28, 2003
Czech Republic: January 1, 1993
United Republic of Tanzania: July 25, 1994
Republic (former) Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: September 8, 1991
Saint Kitts and Nevis: April 9, 1995
Holy See: September 12, 1935
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: August 29, 1995
Saint Lucia: August 24, 1993
Samoa: July 21, 2006
Serbia and Montenegro: April 27, 1992
Singapore: December 21, 1998
Slovakia: January 1, 1993
Slovenia: June 25, 1991
Sudan: December 28, 2000
Sri Lanka: July 20, 1959
Switzerland: December 5, 1887
Suriname: February 23, 1977
Sweden: August 1, 1904
Swaziland: December 14, 1998
Senegal: August 25, 1962
Tajikistan: March 9, 2000
Chad: November 25, 1971
Thailand: July 17, 1931
Togo: April 30, 1975
Tonga: June 14, 2001
Trinidad and Tobago: August 16, 1988
Tunisia: December 5, 1887
Turkey: January 1, 1952
Ukraine: October 25, 1995
Uruguay: July 10, 1967
Venezuela: December 30, 1982
Viet Nam: October 26, 2004
Yemen: July 14, 2008
Zambia: January 2, 1992
Zimbabwe: April 18, 1980

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