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Myanmar Accepts Voluntary Registration of Copyrights and Related Rights Subscribe to Updates

Myanmar Accepts Voluntary Registration of Copyrights and Related Rights Subscribe to Updates

Myanmar’s Intellectual Property Department (IPD) has released its announcement dated February 9, 2024, stating that it is now accepting applications for registration of copyrights and related rights under the Copyright Law of 2019.

The Copyright Law of 2019 entered into force on October 31, 2023, replacing the old Copyright Act of 1914. The Ministry of Commerce (MOC) issued the Copyright Rules in Notification No. 70/2023 on October 23, 2023, setting the required procedures for copyright-related matters in Myanmar. Forms required for registration and related actions regarding copyrights and related rights were issued by the MOC under Notification No. 73/2023 on November 20, 2023. Regarding the official fees, the IP Agency issued Notification No. 1/2024 on February 13, 2024. Read more

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