Copyright Enforcement

The Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO) has conducted the operation twice to minimize the level of copyright infringement throughout the country. In the operation various governmental and civil associations such as, EIPO, Ministry of Justice, Federal Police Commission, Regional Police Commissions, Addis Ababa Police Commission, Ethiopian Copyright and Related Rights Collective Management Society (former) and Ethiopian Audiovisual Producers Association had participated.

The operation carried out in 8 (eight) different cities located on various regions on the first operation that is on 1st of March, 2014, are evidenced by a list of exhibits indicated on the following table8088dgre


No

Cities

Exihibits

   

Copy

Tech

Machine

Other

DVD

CD

VCD

Compact cassette

Flash memory

Memory card

Memory reader

Hard disk

Computer

CD Duplicator

Color printer

1

Dire Dewa

653

6

10

16

5

10

2

Gondar

54

7

4

51

14

3

Hawasa

5

10

20

30

250

1

66

4

Dessie

4

65

24

5

Adama

3262

1

7

4

2

6

Bahir Dar

18

45

7

Harar

1

7

8

6

17

8

Addis Abeba

7

1563

60

7

87

209

343

10

137

1IPOD

Total

7

5538

70

13

135

285

720

12

320

4

2 color printer & 1IPOD

  The second operation was conducted on four different cities located on various regions is depicted below.      

No

Cities

Exihibits

   

Copy

Tech

Machine

Other

   

DVD

CD

VCD

Compact cassette

Flash memory

Memory card

Memory reader

Hard disk

Computer

CD Duplicator

Color printer

1

Debre Markos

21

9

27

15

2

Debre Birhan

54

271

3

9

2

16

1

3

Mekele

1164

10

9

23

21

1

17

4

Adigrat

5

2

1

5

Total

1239

281

26

34

51

1

53

1

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