IPR awareness workshop for judiciary officials

Effective enforcement of existing intellectual property rights in the country will facilitate the creative and innovative community. To ensure the inducing environment, both government and non-government entities should come forward and work together.

A day long training workshop titled “Copyright Protection & Enforcement in Bangladesh” was conducted in this regard on 29 December, 2013 in capital’s Lakeshore Hotel, Gulshan. Bangladesh Copyright & IP Forum along with Copyright Office, Bangladesh jointly organized the workshop.

Secretary to the Ministry of Cultural Affairs Dr. Ranjit Kumar Biswas ndc was the Chief Guest at the workshop. Among others, Registrar of Copyright Office Bangladesh Manzur Morshed Chowdhury, Chief Executive of BIPF Barrister A B M Hamidul Mishbah, Deputy Managing Director of Probashi Kollyan Bank & Copyright Expert Md. Manzurur Rahman, Country Manager of Microsoft Bangladesh Pubude Basanayake and Consultant to Business Software Alliance (BSA) Iftekhar Taher Tanvir were present.

Magistrates, District and Session Judges, Public Prosecutors, officials from Copyright Office, Bangladesh, Microsoft Bangladesh, BSA and BIPF attended the workshop.