Bangalore hosts workshop on copyright issues

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Bangalore, Dec 11: A two-day-long workshop on "Copyright Issues in Recording and Film Industry" was inaugurated in Bangalore on Tuesday, Dec 11. National Law School of India University (NLSIU) is hosting the event. The event is a collaborative effort of MHRD Chair on Intellectual Property Rights,  Centre for Intellectual Property Rights and Advocacy (CIPRA) and National Law School Of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore.

"The objective of the workshop is to create awareness on the current copyright regime among the Recording and Film Industry's stakeholders like producers, performers, directors, lyricists, distributors, exhibitors, cable operators, intermediary, consumers and the public in general," said Prof (Dr) T Ramakrishna, MHRD Chair Professor on IPR at (NLSIU), Bangalore.

The workshop was organised in the backdrop of the amendment brought to the copyright law and its implications over copy right holders.

"The objective of the conference is to address the implications and issues of the amended copy right law in India and try to find out solutions regarding those in specific reference of recent development, it also seeks to address the fundamental questions of the copy right board in deterring the royalty, protection of the copy right stake holders," informed Ramakrishna.

"Over the last 24 years, the National law School of Indian University has succeeded as a pioneer in unparalleled approach of legal education in India. CIPRA and MHRD Chair on IPR are very active and plays a prominent role in IPR Research in India, under the auspices of NLSIU has distinctly been working in the said area," added Ramakrishna.

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