The local PTO (Indecopi) recently reminded creators of advertising and electoral campaigns that if they use music, photographs, audiovisual works, etc., owned by third parties, they must have the authorization of the creators.
According to Peru legislation, a violation of any provision of copyright law will be considered an offense punishable by a fine in administrative proceedings and from a criminal aspect with a penalty of up to 8 years of imprisonment.
Previously published on the 7th January 2016
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