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COPYRIGHT IN BANGLADESH

Copyright law in Bangladesh is governed under the Copyright Act 2000. The copyright filing and related matters is administered and managed under the supervision of Registrar of Copyright, Copyright Office. Some important information are as under:

Website: http://www.copyrightoffice.gov.bd/

Copyright Office Address: 32, Justice SM Morshed Sharany, Agargoan Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh

Email id: registrar@copyrightoffice.gov.bd

International Treaties / Agreement compliant

  • Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
  • Universal Copyright Convention (Geneva)
  • Universal Copyright Convention (Paris)
  • Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights

Copyright Categories

The following categories are acceptable for copyright filing in Bangladesh:

  1. Literary/ dramatic work
  2. Musical work
  3. Computer Software
  4. Cinematograph Film
  5. Artistic Work
  6. sound recording

However, under the Copyright Rules 2006, the following additional heads are separately identified:

  • Broadcast
  • Telecast
  • E-mails, website, and other modes of communication including electronics.

Copyright Filing and Fees Bangladesh

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