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This page gives lists of country-specific copyright tags in different countries or territories of the Americas. It is "transcluded" from individual page sections that give the copyright tags specific to each country or territory.

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Countries of the AmericasEdit

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COM:TAG Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda

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COM:TAG Argentina

Argentina

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COM:TAG Bahamas

Bahamas

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Barbados

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COM:TAG Belize

Belize

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COM:TAG Bolivia

Bolivia

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COM:TAG Brazil

Brazil

  • {{PD-BrazilGov}} – for works published or commissioned by a Brazilian government (federal, state, or municipal) prior to 1983, or the text of a treaty, convention, law, decree, regulation, judicial decision, or other official enactment.
  • {{PD-Brazil-media}} – for Brazilian photographs and audiovisual works first published more than 70 years ago.
  • {{PD-Brazil-URAA}}

See also Category:License tags attribution from Brazil, for example:

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COM:TAG Canada

Canada

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COM:TAG Chile

Chile

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COM:TAG Colombia

Colombia

  • {{PD-Colombia}} – generally 80 years after the author's death or 80 years after publication of audiovisual works, collective works and anonymous works. In all cases where a work has as its owner a legal entity or an official body or any institution under government public law, the term of protection shall be deemed to be 70 years as from the date of publication.
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COM:TAG Costa Rica

Costa Rica

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COM:TAG Cuba

Cuba

  • {{PD-Cuba}} – for works made in Cuba whose copyright has expired.
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Dominica

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COM:TAG Ecuador

Ecuador

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COM:TAG El Salvador

El Salvador

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Grenada

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Guatemala

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Guyana

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Haiti

  • {{PD-Haiti}} – General copyright protection last for 60 years.[2005 Article 20–24] Photographic works are protected for 25 years after the end of the year the work was created.[2005 Article 25]
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COM:TAG Honduras

Honduras

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COM:TAG Jamaica

Jamaica

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COM:TAG Mexico

Mexico

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COM:TAG Nicaragua

Nicaragua

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COM:TAG Panama

Panama

{{PD-Panama}} - Works in the public domain

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COM:TAG Paraguay

Paraguay

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COM:TAG Peru

Peru

{{PD-old-70}} - For works by authors who died more than 70 years ago, or anonymous works made public more than 70 years ago.

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COM:TAG Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia

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Suriname

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See also #US States and Territories

U.S. Government agenciesEdit

  • {{PD-USGov}} – for images created by the U.S. Federal Government that are ineligible for copyright.
Legislative BranchEdit
Department of AgricultureEdit
Department of CommerceEdit
  • {{PD-USGov-DOC}} – for public domain images from the Department of Commerce.
    • {{PD-USGov-DOC-Census}} – public domain files from the U.S. Census Bureau.
    • {{PD-USGov-NIST}} – for public domain images from the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
    • {{PD-USGov-NOAA}} – for public domain images from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
      • {{PD-NWS}} – for public domain media from the National Weather Service.
    • {{PD-US-patent}} – for public domain images released under U.S. patent regulations.
Department of DefenseEdit
Department of EducationEdit
  • {{PD-USGov-ED}} – for public domain images from the Department of Education.
Department of EnergyEdit
  • {{PD-USGov-DOE}} – for public domain images from the Department of Energy.
    • {{PD-LosAlamos}} – for DOE public domain images from the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
    • {{PD-USGov-ARM}} – for public domain images from the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program.
Department of Health and Human ServicesEdit
Department of Homeland SecurityEdit
  • {{PD-USGov-DHS}} – for public domain images from the Department of Homeland Security.
    • {{PD-USCG}} – for public domain images from the U.S. Coast Guard.
    • {{PD-USGov-FEMA}} – for public domain images from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentEdit
  • {{PD-USGov-HUD}} – for public domain images from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Department of the InteriorEdit
Department of JusticeEdit
Department of LaborEdit
Department of StateEdit
  • {{PD-USGov-DOS}} – for public domain images from the Department of State.
    • {{PD-USGov-USIA}} – for public domain images from the now-defunct United States Information Agency.
Department of TransportationEdit
  • {{PD-USGov-DOT}} – for public domain images from the Department of Transportation.
    • {{PD-USGov-MUTCD}} – for images taken from the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
    • {{PD-USGov-FAA}} – for public domain images from Federal Aviation Administration.
    • {{PD-USGov-NTSB}} – for public domain images from the National Transportation Safety Board.
Department of the TreasuryEdit
  • {{PD-USGov-Treasury}} – for public domain images from the Department of the Treasury.
    • {{PD-USGov-money}} – for images of the official currency of the United States that are ineligible for copyright.
Department of Veterans AffairsEdit
  • {{PD-USGov-DVA}} – for public domain images from the Department of Veteran Affairs.
Independent agenciesEdit

U.S. Library of Congress public domain collectionsEdit

See also: Commons:Library of Congress

US States and TerritoriesEdit

Further information: W:WP:PDOMG
Further information: W:Copyright status of work by U.S. subnational governments

Work of Organized Territories has less clear status; the first link in this section shows strong evidence that Puerto Rico's works are in the public domain, while the second link prevaricates.

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COM:TAG Uruguay

Uruguay

  • {{PD-Uruguay}} – for works in the public domain because their copyright has expired (50 years after the author's death).
  • {{PD-Uruguay-anon}} – for anonymous works published more than 50 years ago.
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COM:TAG Venezuela

Venezuela

  • {{PD-Venezuela}} – generally 60 years after the author's death with the exception of audiovisual works, broadcast works and computer programs, in which case the protection lasts for 60 years after publication.
  • {{PD-VenezuelaGov}} – for the "texts of laws, decrees, official regulations, public treaties, judicial decisions and other official acts."

Other areasEdit

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COM:TAG Anguilla

Anguilla

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Aruba

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Bermuda

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Curaçao

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Florida Keys

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French Guiana

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Greenland

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Guadeloupe

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Martinique

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Montserrat

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Puerto Rico

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Sint Maarten

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  1. Compendium II: Copyright Office Practices, § 1102.08(b)
  2. W:Compendium II: Copyright Office Practices, § 206.02(e)