2. Ensuring the protection of the Intellectual Property rights through the strengthening of Intellectual Property Law (amended 2017)

Where
Lao People's Democratic Republic
When
2018
Who
Key objectives of the measure:

To ensure the protection of Intellectual Property rights which will be beneficial to cultural and creative products

Scope of the measure:
National
Nature of the measure:
legislative
Main feature of the measure:

The Intellectual Property Law aims to promote, recognize and protect intellectual property right of individuals, entities and/or organizations on their inventive, innovative, creative works and products by providing policies and measures in support thereto. This includes all domains of the cultural sector or those that will be relevant to the production and dissemination of cultural products, such as audio-visual, fine arts, performing arts, literature, science fictions, programs/softwares, designs, etc...

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

All the cultural and creative products are well protected with intellectual property rights. The enterprises and investment on the cultural and creative industries are provided with a good business environment for them to flourish.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

Annual ministerial budget

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Cultural Value Chain
Creation
Production
Distribution