Update March 3, 2015

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Two-day National Workshop on Copyright begins in the city

Sumel Sarker

National Shilpakala Academy

National Shilpakala Academy

03 March 2015,Nirapad News: A two-day national workshop on copyright began in the city today with a view to enhancing awareness about copyright registration and protection of intellectual property rights.

Secretary of Cultural Affairs Ministry Dr. Ranajit Kumar Biswas inaugurated the workshop at National Theatre seminar room of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

Presided over by Cultural Affairs Ministry Copyright Office Registrar M Nabirul Islam, the workshop was addressed by Japan Copyright Office International Division Deputy Director Yoshito Nakajima and Geneva’s World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Associate Officer Yui Ema.

The government of Bangladesh organized the workshop jointly with Japan Agency for Cultural Affairs and WIPO.

Joint Secretary of Cultural Affairs Ministry M Manzur Rahman,  presented a paper on ‘Recent Growth and Development of International Legal Framework of Copyright and Related Rights in Bangladesh’ in the workshop.

Copyright expert from Bangkok Nic Garnett held discussions on ‘Overview of Copyright and Related Rights: Concepts and Principles.’

Country’s poets, litterateurs and artistes are taking part in the workshop, which will end at 5:30 pm tomorrow.

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