Émirats arabes unis
Droit d'auteur et droits connexes
3. Please describe if there are any administrative procedures which are prerequisites for obtaining copyright protection, and if so, how do they comply with TRIPS obligations.
The 1992 Copyrights and Neighbouring Rights law No. 40 stipulates in its Article 4 that the copyrights shall be registered in the Ministry of Information and Culture and non-deposit of the work does not prejudice any of the protection aspects of the rights decided by the law. Article 33 stipulates that the Ministry of Information and Culture establishes a system for registration of copyrights and any actions that will occur on them. The bylaw of the 1992 Copyrights Law indicates the administrative procedures to be followed by the owners in pursuing depositing or registering actions.