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15 March 2021
Globally, technology brings in millions of dollars in revenue. Peru is no exception: in 2018 and 2017 respectively, the continued growth of the video game industry resulted in the development of nearly 600 titles and profits of S7.1 million.
As such, the Copyright Directorate (DDA) has established rules to protect the works of video game creators and developers, which enable these parties to obtain greater rewards when their games launch on the market.
The DDA recognises two types of right for video game creators and developers:
Moral rights are recognised in perpetuity. Within this classification are:
Economic rights prevent third parties from benefiting from the use of a video game without obtaining a licence or assignment contract with respect to the following rights:
For further information on this topic please contact Oscar Mago at OMC Abogados & Consultores by telephone (+51 1 628 1238) or email (email@example.com). The OMC Abogados & Consultores website can be accessed at omcabogados.com.pe.
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