OFFICIAL GAZETTE OF THE TOGOLESE REPUBLIC
August 2, 1991
LAW No. 9112 of June 10, 1991 on the protection of copyright, folklore and related rights
The National Assembly has deliberated and adopted
The President of the Republic hereby promulgates the following Law.
Article 1 – The object of this Law shall be the protection of copyright, folklore and related rights,
namely the rights of performers, producers of phonograms and broadcasting organizations.
COPYRIGHT AND FOLKLORE
PROTECTION OF COPYRIGHT,
Art. 2 – The author of any original work of the mind (literary, artistic or scientific), purely as a
result of its creation, shall enjoy an exclusive intangible property right (known as copyright) in
the work that prevails against all others.
Art. 3 – Copyright shall have intellectual and moral attributes, as well as economic attributes that
are determined by this Law.
Art. 4 – The protection provided for in Article 2 shall not be subject to any formality.
Art. 5 – Works shall be protected independently of their value and purpose.