Copyright Registration

Copyright Registration in Tanzania

Although copyright automatically accrues to the author of the original work, registration of the copyright can be of importance, when it comes to protection and enforcement of copyright. Tanzania has a copyright registration system, which is not mandatory in order to enjoy legal protection of rights, but is very useful in proving ownership if you ever need to enforce your Intellectual Property, by registering your Copyrights it Simplifies adducement of evidence in Court and in Dispute Settlements. Further, it enables the author to claim and receive royalties in and out of Tanzania mainland.