Consultation Workshop on Copyright and Traditional Cultural Expressions

The Department of Intellectual Property, MoEA organized a one-day consultation workshop on copyright and Traditional Cultural Expressions (TCEs) on January 28, 2020 in Thimphu. The objectives of the consultation workshop were to raise awareness on Intellectual Property system in the country particularly emphasizing on TCEs; to examine current practices and experiences in Bhutan related to copyright and protection of TCEs; and to engage different stakeholders and discuss the possible way forward for protection of TCEs. The workshop was attended by the representatives from relevant sectors such as; Department of Culture, Agency for Promotion of Indigenous Crafts, One Gewog One Product, Royal Textile Academy, Thimphu Regional Trade and Industry Office and Office of Consumer Protection.