Draft Piracy Laws Developed in Azerbaijan

Society Materials 11 June 2007 20:19 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku / Тrend corr Sh. Alizadeh / The Azerbaijani State Copyright Agency has developed and submitted a Draft Law on Piracy to the Cabinet of Ministers, for prevention of piracy in the country, the Deputy Director of the Agency, Ogtay Samadov, reported on 11 June. According to Samadov, adoption of the law will prevent the import of pirated products to Azerbaijan and will stop its production in Azerbaijan.

Samadov noted that the work over the Draft Law on Protection of Rights of Broadcasting Organizations is in progress. An appeal in this connection will be submitted to the Cabinet of Ministers in the near future.