– Copyright and Designs Act 2004, in force since February 8, 2008.
Membership in International Conventions
Registration is not required for owners of an original work. Copyright protection is automatic and free from the moment a work is created, further there is no copyright register in Bermuda.
Duration: (a) for written, dramatic, musical and artistic works: during the lifetime of the author, plus 70 years after his death; (b) for sound and music recordings: 70 years from when it is first published; (c) for films: 70 years after the death of the director, author of screenplay, author of dialogue and composer; (d) for broadcasts: 50 years from when it is first produced; (e) for layout of published editions of written, dramatic or musical works: 25 years from when it is first published.
Authority name: Intellectual Property Department of the Registry General, Government of Bermuda.
Internet address: www.gov.bm/copyright-protection