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Music and Lyrics

Pratyush Nath Upreti Every year, 26th April, is marked worldwide as World Intellectual Property Day to ‘promote discussion of the role of intellectual property (IP) in encouraging innovation and creativity’. This year, theme of world IP day 2015 is ‘Get up, stand up- for music’. In recent years the music industry has been facing serious problems of copyright infringement through digital media and increasing cross-border piracy.. Let’s examine where Nepal stand on Intellectual Property rights. In my previous contribution to the post, titled “Mind gains” (February 2, 2014) , I have analyzed overall status of Intellectual Property in Nepal. It’s very unfortunate to say that, not thing have changed than previous year. Nepal still lag far behind in protecting Intellectual creation. According to the International Property Rights Index (IPRI) 2014 global ranking, Nepal remains the weakest in protecting Intellectual property, by securing 78th Position out of 97 countries. Similarly, Nepa
Happy to be part of New IP lawyer team, a wing of School of Law and its research centre called SCule( Science, Culture and the Law) under University of Exeter, United Kingdom. New IP lawyer's visit member/ network member- to see profile) The registration for the conference "Who owns the Arts and Sciences?" is now open.

Who owns the Arts and Sciences?

New IP Lawyers , The Network of Young Academics and Practitioners in Intellectual Property Law present two days conference on 'who owns the Arts and Sciences? Great to be part of the team Registration;