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THE UGANDA COPYRIGHT AND NEIGHBOURING RIGHTS BILL, 2002: PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES TO THE INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS

Isaac MN Kigongo-Bukenya

Abstract


The paper discusses the concept and philosophy of copyright. It also discusses copyright infringement with special reference to ICT. Furthermore, the paper examines international provisions related to copyright and reviews the Copyright Law Model. The paper also identifies gaps in the Uganda Copyright Bill, 2002 and examines the possible role of information professionals in copyright protection. Finally, recommendations are made for the improvement of the Copyright Bill, 2002.

University of Dar es Salaam Library Journal Vol.5(2) 2003: 71-81



http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/udslj.v5i2.26610
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