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Ghana needs active copyright sector for investment opportunities

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Ghana needs an active copyright sector to generate investment opportunities that will result in a higher employment rate and increased levels of income to...
Dr Samuel V Duh

Ghanaians advised to eat properly and stay healthy

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Dr Samuel V. Duh, a Ghanaian Physician and novelist has advised Ghanaians to eat more healthy fruits, vegetables, and local foods coupled with...
Rev Obofour

Court bonds Rev Obofour for infringing copyright law

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An Accra Circuit Court has bonded Reverend Kwaku Agyei Antwi alias Rev. Obofour to be of good behaviour for six months for extracting part...

Study to Commence on Copyright Contribution to Ghana’s Economy

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The Copyright Office in collaboration with the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property is to begin a study to assess the contribution of the...

ARIPO stresses on copyright development

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A 3-day symposium in Harare jointly organised by the African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation (ARIPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), has reinforced the need...

Educational Institutions Fail To Take Advantage Of Copyright

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Mr George Dame, Deputy Attorney General, says educational and research institutions in Ghana have failed to take advantage of copyright laws to patent their...

What At All Is Plagiarism,Copyright and the 70 Years Rule?

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“Copyright laws allow people to use other person’s work 70 years after their death without quoting them.”The above statement has been circulating on social...

‘Cars’ vs. ‘Autobots’: Disney wins copyright case

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Disney has won a copyright infringement case against a Chinese plagiarism of Disney/Pixar's animated feature "Cars" in a Shanghai court on Thursday. Disney Enterprises Inc....
AFP/File / Frank Perry Musicians of the "Orchestre Lamoureux" perform Maurice Ravel's "Bolero" in 2013 in Nantes

Bolero copyrights expire on world’s classical crescendo

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"We are accustomed to say that a performance of Bolero begins every 10 minutes in the world. As the work lasts 17 minutes, it...

Team Inaugurated To Monitor Copyright And Anti-Piracy Activity

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The Ghana Copyright Office, formed the nine-member Team in accordance with the Copyright Act 2005, Act 690, to enable them monitor copyright works, investigate...

Jay-Z Wins Against ?Big Pimpin? in a Copyright Infringement Trial

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Jay-Z has won a copyright infringement trial over Egyptian ?Big Pimpin? ? sample. On Wednesday, October 21, U.S. District Judge Christina A. Snyder dismissed...

Beastie Boys getting more money from Monster Energy drink

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fter winning a $1.7 million copyright lawsuit against the company last year, the group?s surviving members Adam ?Ad Rock? Horovitz and Michael ?Mike D?...

Fans amazed at Wizkid and Skales twitter war

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Skales has officially taken Davido?s enemy spot with Wizkid. Yesterday fans were surprised at the ugly twitter war between former buddies and label mates,...

Copyright Violation: Beastie Boys? war with Monster Corp. isn?t over

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Beastie Boys? war with Monster Beverage Corp. isn?t over yet. Less than a year since they were awarded $1.7 million in a copyright lawsuit...
President John Mahama

President Mahama wants rights to Lumba’s Yentie Obiara.

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The President, John Dramani Mahama has called on ace highlife singer, Charles Kwadwo Ofosu, known in showbiz as Daddy Lumba to grant him the...

Ghanaian musicians asked to get involved in copyright issues

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Bessa Simons, Vice President of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), has urged up and coming musicians to get involved in copyright related issues. Bessa,...

Diana Asamoah In Trouble For ‘Stealing’ Song

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Evangelist Diana Asamoah and her producer, Anane Frimpong Reports reaching BEATWAVES indicate that one of Ghana?s sensational gospel musicians, evangelist Diana Asamoah might be...

Copyright Office Has Failed Ghana Music

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Ekow Micah, President of Ghana Music Council BEATWAVES investigations have revealed that a number of several creative art players, especially music rights owners are...

Tony Rebel?s lawsuit thrown out of court

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KINGSTON, Jamaica ? Singer/producer Tony Rebel?s defence against his copyright infringement lawsuit has been struck out by the court. The case started on Monday but...

Who owns free SHS initiative in Ghana?

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President John Mahama has denied stealing his 2012 arch political rival?s free Senior High School campaign promise. Mr Mahama told people in the Central region...
Wpid Carlos Sakyi

Carlos Sakyi Not Happy With GAPI Theft Moves

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Copyright advocate, musician and producer Carlos Sakyi on Monday visited the headquarters of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service...

Joyce Blessing In Hot Mess Over Copyright Infringement

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Gospel singer, Joyce Blessing felt blessed when she released her Heavy Price album earlier this year but she now stands to pay a heavy...

Security agencies asked to enforce copyright law

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  A Copyright Officer on Tuesday underscored the need for the law enforcement agencies to collaborate with the Copyright Office to curb piracy in the...

Police officers schooled on copyright law

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  A one-day training workshop to help selected senior police officers to deepen their understanding of the Copyright Act and related laws has been held...

Kanye West and others face lawsuit for copyright infringement for multiple sampling

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Kanye West and a number of record labels are the subject of a new copyright/RICO lawsuit, over the continued usage of a 1974 sample. The...

Tony Okoroji Applauds NCC For Enforcing Copyright Laws

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 The Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) on Wednesday commended the Nigeria Copyright Commission (NCC) on its effort at reforming and enforcing the copyright laws...

Apple fined by China court for copyright violation

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China is one of the fastest growing markets for Apple?s products A court in China has ordered Apple to pay compensation to eight Chinese...

Ghana, Nigeria sign historic copyright agreement

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Bice Osei Kufuor ? MUSIGA President The sole government approved collective management organizations for musical works and sound recordings in Ghana and Nigeria have...

Copyright Infringement Wars On The Rise.

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MegaUpload?s Kim Dotcom, released on bail in February And the war over copyright infringement on the Internet wages on, with the last couple of...

Taskforce calls for copyright courts to protect creative industry

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Togbe Edinam Ansah, the Volta Regional Secretary of the Copyright Taskforce, on Thursday called for the establishment of copyright courts in the country. He said...