Mexico Copyright

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Life +100 years (effective 23 July 2003 non-retroactively)

[Life + 75 years (before the law change on 23 July 2003, applicable for deaths before 23 July 1928)]

[Life + 50 years (before the law change on 1 January 1994, applicable for deaths before 1 January 1944)]

Sound recording

"The protection referred to in this Chapter shall be for 50 years following the first fixation of the sounds on the phonogram."

The duration of performer’s rights protection has been extended from forty-five years to seventy-five years. The duration of protection for producers of phonograms is extended from fifty years from the date of fixation of the sounds to seventy-five years and the term of protection for reproduction of a radio broadcast is extended form twenty-five years to fifty years.