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Protection of intellectual property rights queried

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 8: MP Mohammed Al-Dalal has forwarded questions to Minister of Information Muhammad Al-Jabri on the protection of intellectual property rights. Al-Dalal pointed out that protection of intellectual properties and patents is one of the most important functions of the State as it is way of ensuring justice …

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Time to comply with e-media law to run out July 25: official – ‘Ban on working outside during noon still in effect’

KUWAIT CITY, July 5, (KUNA): The legal time allotted to adhere to Kuwait’s electronic media (e-media) law will run out on July 25, an official said on Wednesday. Speaking to the press, Mohammad Al-Awash, the Ministry of Information’s (MoI) official spokesman and Assistant Undersecretary for Planning and Knowledge Development, said …

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‘Kuwait adopts laws for protection of copyrights’- No to infringements: Sheikha Rasha Al-Sabah

KUWAIT CITY, April 22 (KUNA): Amid rising aggression on property rights worldwide, Kuwait has been paying due attention to the issue. The country, a signatory to relevant agreements, has adopted legislations to protect the copyrights. In 2011, Kuwait established a specialized department at the Ministry of Information for the application …

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Unease over leakage of ‘private’ news – ‘Harmful to reputation’

KUWAIT CITY, May 29: The legal principle of ‘The accused is innocent until proven guilty’ is unfortunately not applied by many officials including those who deliberately harm their colleagues by leaking news on media including social media after the latter are caught in compromising situations, without taking into account the …

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Info lauds Assembly nod to ownership of copyright – ‘No to pirates of ideas, thought’

KUWAIT CITY, May 11, (KUNA): Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah hailed the National Assembly’s approval of a law on copyright ownership, saying that it represents Kuwait’s eagerness to protect intellectual property. In a press statement on Wednesday, Sheikh Salman …

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Assembly approves draft law on copyright – Forgery alleged

KUWAIT CITY, May 10: The National Assembly unanimously approved the draft law on copyright and related rights in the first and second deliberations on Tuesday. Information Minister and State Minister for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Al-Sabah thanked the Parliament for adopting the law, considering its importance in the culture of …

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Copyright risk for Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, April 27, (Agencies): The Offi ce of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) retained Kuwait on the 2016 Priority Watch List. This came in the annual Special 301 Report that the offi ce released recently. Through this report, the USTR evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of US trading …

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Panel submits report on Copyright & Related Rights Bill to Assembly

KUWAIT CITY, April 18: The parliamentary Educational Affairs Committee has submitted its report on the Copyright and Related Rights Bill to the National Assembly and this will be included in the agenda for the next session, says Committee Chairman MP Ouda Al-Ruweie. Affirming that approval of the bill will improve …

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Parliamentary committee OKs draft law on copyrights – MP

KUWAIT CITY, April 14: The parliamentary Education, Culture and Guidance Affairs Committee on Thursday approved the draft law on copyrights and other related rights. Speaking to reporters after the meeting, Committee Chairman MP Ouda Al-Ruweie submitted its report on the draft law to the National Assembly for inclusion in the …

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