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Copyright rules in Lithuania

Published on 23 January 2018

Get to grips with the framework of copyright law in Lithuania with the 2018 TerraLex Cross-Border Copyright Guide.

What are the main sources of copyright law in Lithuania?


The main source of copyright legislation in the Republic of Lithuania is the Law on Copyright and Related Rights (LCRR). Its last revision came into effect on 1 August 2017.


Although the Republic of Lithuania is not a common law legal system, case law is still used to interpret and set precedents in law. Therefore, judicial decisions contribute to the sources of copyright in the Republic of Lithuania.


To find out more about subsistence of copyright, ownership, infringement, remedies, enforcement and copyright reform in Lithuania, download the full chapter below.