Bangladesh Copyright Office

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Bangladesh Copyright Office
Formation1971
HeadquartersDhaka, Bangladesh
Region served
Bangladesh
Official language
Bengali
WebsiteBangladesh Copyright Office

Bangladesh Copyright Office national level quasi-judicial organisation responsible for copyright management in Bangladesh and is located in Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1][2]

History[edit]

After the independence of Bangladesh in 1971 the regional copyright office was made the national copyright office. It is a department under the ministry of culture.[1] It has been criticized for failing to coordinate with the Department of Patents, Designs and Trademarks, both of which are responsible for the protection of intellectual property in Bangladesh.[3] Copyright applications are available on its website.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Copyright". en.banglapedia.org. Banglapedia. Retrieved 27 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Microsoft signs agreement with BCS to promote "Genuine Software"". thedailystar.net. The Daily Star. 2 April 2015. Retrieved 27 October 2016.
  3. ^ Towhidul Islam, Mohammad (2 February 2016). "TRIPS Agreement and Bangladesh". thedailystar.net. The Daily Star. Retrieved 27 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Legal protection of databases". thedailystar.net. The Daily Star. 7 June 2016. Retrieved 27 October 2016.