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Bongo Studios holds webinar on intellectual property

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Published: 17:02, 5 December 2021  
Bongo Studios holds webinar on intellectual property

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Bongo Studios recently held a webinar on copyright laws and common practices to educate the community on intellectual property around content.

The event was hosted by Bongo Head of Legal Rainul Islam, Bangladesh Copyright Office's Copyright Manager Khundkar Nadia Armin, and Copyright Admin Chandana Jahan, said a press relesase.

The webinar covered the core principles of copyright laws and the risk of ignorance and negligence of the same while acquiring or publishing content.

Issues related to copyright protection of audio-visual content were also emphasized throughout the webinar.

Since pirated content is also uploaded on 3rd party platforms and rogue websites, the issue of copyright is of utmost importance for content creators in order to ensure protection legally, the panellists said at the event.

Jafor Raja Chowdhury, the registrar of copyright at the Bangladesh Copyright Office, was present at the webinar as the chief guest.

Chowdhury kicked off the webinar by explaining copyright, eligible content for copyright protection, and the Copyright Act, 2000.

His presentation was followed by Md Atiquzzaman, who explained in detail about the copyright registration process and the business risks of copyright negligence.

Concerns including determination of ownership, fair use policy, were also discussed by the panellists.

The presentations were followed by a Q&A session.

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