Beijing Law Review

Volume 8, Issue 2 (June 2017)

ISSN Print: 2159-4627   ISSN Online: 2159-4635

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An Overview of the Copyright Protection Laws in Bangladesh—A Critical Analysis of the Copyright Act, 2000 with Its Loopholes and Recommendations

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DOI: 10.4236/blr.2017.82011    1,767 Downloads   4,864 Views  Citations

ABSTRACT

Nowadays, it goes without saying copyright is one of the most significant field of Intellectual Property related to the exclusive monopoly rights in the arena of literature, dramatics, musical, artistic, cinematograph and sound recordings. Day by day the importance of copyright is increasing whereas the lacking of necessary measures to protect copyrights are going to be difficult because of our lack of enforcing mechanisms and insufficient laws and plagiarizing activities although we have Copyright Act 2000. To protect the rights and privileges of the author or the creator of Copyright works, footsteps and different measures of the Government should be increased and piracy must be stopped by establishing strong enforcement agency. To protect the copyrights of the creator especially of the author, the govt. should come forward to enforce the rules and regulations which have been incorporated in the Act of 2000 and some amendments are also required to enforce. By this research, the researcher tries to pick out the copyright status of Bangladesh, an overview of the Copyright Act 2000, and the common barriers and solutions of those barriers related to the copyright position in Bangladesh.

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Hosen, M. (2017) An Overview of the Copyright Protection Laws in Bangladesh—A Critical Analysis of the Copyright Act, 2000 with Its Loopholes and Recommendations. Beijing Law Review, 8, 191-211. doi: 10.4236/blr.2017.82011.

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