e-Copyright System Launched to Protect Intellectual Property Rights

Short Description:

On 23 August 2017, the Access to Information (a2i) Programme of Prime Minister’s Office and Bangladesh Copyright Office under the Ministry of Cultural Affairs jointly organized an inauguration ceremony on ‘e-Copyright system’ to Protect Intellectual Property Rights at the Prime Minister’s Office. Honorable Minister for Cultural Affairs Mr. Asaduzzaman Noor, MP, was inaugurate the e-Copyright System as the chief guest. Md. Ibraheem Hosein Khan, Secretary to the Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Dr. Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister were present as the special guests. The event was chaired by the Director General (Admin) of the Prime Minister’s Office and the Project Director of a2i Programme Kabir Bin Anwar. The aim of this programme is to encourage more application for copyright which will create a better chance for protecting the intellectual property rights of creative minded citizens of Bangladesh. From now they can submit online application form for copyright of literature, drama, music, records, paintings, movies, radio programs, television programs, software’s, etc. through visiting the website (http://www.copyrightoffice.gov.bd/) of Bangladesh Copyright Office from anywhere in Bangladesh.

Event Venue:

SSF Briefing Room, Prime Minister’s Office

Event Date:

23 August, 2017

Guests:
  • Asaduzzaman Noor M.P. Honorable Minister, Ministry of Cultural Affairs
  • Md. Ibraheem Hosein Khan, Secretary, Ministry of Cultural Affairs
  • Dr. Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury, Principal Secretary to the Honorable Prime Minister
  • Jafor R. Chowdhury, Registrar of Copyright, Bangladesh Association for Software and Services
  • Mostafa Jobbar, President, Bangladesh Association for Software and Services
  • Anir Chowdhury, Policy Advisor, a2i Programme, Prime Minister’s Office
2017-08-24
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