WIPO: Kyrgyzstan Leader in IP in Central Asia

Mar 24 2011 - 13:37

Kyrgyzstan is the only country in Central Asia with a well-developed intellectual property protection strategy, stated Saule Tlevlessova, WIPO’s representative from the Division for Certain Countries in Europe and Asia, during a seminar on copyright and related rights in Kyrgyzstan, on March 1, 2011.

Tlevlessova emphasized that statistics provided by international organizations show that piracy and copyright infringement are at a much lower level in Kyrgyzstan than in the other former Soviet countries including Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

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Source: 24.kg — Kyrgyzstan news agency

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