New Copyright Guide for Craftsman
The Peruvian PTO (INDECOPI) issued the Copyright, Guide for Craftsman which is a didactic document including special information regarding the protection of IP rights.
Handcraft has been recognized as an economic and cultural activity by law 29073. The handcrafts that have a personal and distinctive stamp or mark, should be considered as a work of authorship (copyrights); thus they are protected by Copyright Law (according to the legislative decree 822 art. 2)
This new guide was announced during the celebration of the Craftsman’s Day. For INDECOPI it is important to promote the necessary tools to protect IP rights and the economic activity of the country.