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Cambodia’s copyright regime to update since ratification of the Berne Convention

On 27 June 2020, Cambodia officially ratified the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works (The Berne Convention dated 9 September 1886 and its amendment in 1979 - collectively the “Convention”) following a law that passed the Convention, Royal Decree No. NS/RKM/0620/022.  This ratification is prompted with the looming TRIPS deadline, in which Cambodia was granted limited exemption from compliance with TRIPs obligations until 1 July 2021 due to its status as a least-developed country.

Further reading: https://rouse.com/insights/news/2020/cambodia-s-copyright-regime-to-upda...

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