Copyright Law reform in Uganda

Copyright Law Reform ought to address domestic policy objectives as well as international standards to which Uganda is obligated. Uganda's Copyright Bill in its present form appears to address the latter at the expense of the former. Issues to do with increased presence and access of local creations on the international scene need to be addressed in the context of creating rights for protection and accruing benefits. Thus this policy briefing paper provides a timely insight into the reform process by highlighting the salient domestic issues to be considered.

COPYRIGHT LAW REFORM IN UGANDA - By Edgar Tabaro Copyright Law Reform ought to address domestic policy objectives as well as international standards to which Uganda is obligated. Uganda's Copyright Bill in its present form appears to address the latter at the expense of the former. Issues to do with increased presence and access of local creations on the international scene need to be addressed in the context of creating rights for protection and accruing benefits. Thus this policy briefing paper provides a timely insight into the reform process by highlighting the salient domestic issues to be considered.

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