Counselling on the subject “ Protection of copyright and related rights in carrying out the activities/ operations of cable retransmission”

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Bitola 13 February 2014 – The Academy for Judges and Public Prosecutors organised a counselling on the subject “ Protection of copyright and related rights in carrying out the activities/ operations of cable retransmission”, which was held on 13 February 2014 (Thursday ), at the Court of Appeal in Bitola.

The President of the Intellectual Property Coordination Body, the expert on copyright and related rights of FON University and representatives from the Department of piracy and protection of copyright and related rights of the Agency for Audio and Audiovisual Media Services were speakers.

The purpose of the counselling was to provide an overview of the legal framework for the implementation and protection of copyright and related rights in the performance of the activities/operations of cable retransmission and exchange of views and experiences between representatives of relevant institutions on the subject.

At the counselling, particular attention was paid to the competence of the Agency for Audio and Audiovisual Media Services in terms of protection of copyright and related rights and the procedure for supervision over the operators of public electronic communication networks and the criminal liability of legal entities and individuals under Article 157 – of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Macedonia , with practical examples.

The presentation of the competence of the Agency for Audio and Audiovisual Media Services in terms of the protection of copyright and related rights in the implementation of the activities/operations of cable retransmission can be downloaded here.



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