Contemporary Primary Sources :: Fatwās - Contemporary :: 23 Jumādā II 1426 / 28 July 2005
Majelis Ulama Indonesia, Posted by ACU Research Staff, 15 February 2016
This fatwa declares that intellectual property rights are recognised and protected under Islamic law. Moreover, that they can be the object of a contract (commercial or non-commercial), can be transferred into an endowment, as well as bequeathed to beneficiaries. The fatwa also declares that unauthorised dealings with the intellectual property rights of another person, without their permission, is haram (forbidden).
Contemporary Primary Sources :: Fatwās - Contemporary :: 17 Dhū al-Qaʿda 1423 / 18 January 2003
Komisi Fatwa Majelis Ulama Indonesia, Posted by ACU Research Staff, 19 February 2016
This fatwa states that creative rights are property rights that warrant the protection of the law and Islamic law. The fatwa also states that creative rights can become the object of a contract (either commercial or non-commercial), can be made the subject of an endowment, and can be bequeathed. Contravention of creative rights is haram (forbidden).
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