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Intellectual property in Bangladesh

Intellectual Property

National Organisations
You can contact the Department of Patents, Designs and Trademarks (DPDT) by email at: registrar@dpdt.gov.bd or registrardpdt@yahoo.com.
Regional Organisations
None
International Membership
Member of the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization)
Signatory to the Paris Convention For the Protection of Intellectual Property
Membership to the TRIPS agreement - Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)
 

National Regulation and International Agreements

 
Type of property and law Validity International Agreements Signed
Patent
 
Patents and Designs Act, 1911

http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/text.jsp?file_id=191604

16 years
Trademark
 
Trade Mark Act, 2009

http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/text.jsp?file_id=197266

7 years
Design
 
Patents and Designs Act, 1911

http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/text.jsp?file_id=191604

5 years, twice renewable (for 15 years maximum)  
Copyright
 
Copyright Act, 2000

http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/details.jsp?id=11172
http://www.clcbd.org/document/577.html

60 years after the author's death Berne convention For the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
Industrial Models
 
Not available
 

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