Creators unite to take control of Copyright Amendment Bills

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In an unprecedented move, actors in the creative industry have united in their demand that the Copyright Bills presently being considered by the National Assembly must work for creators of intellectual properties and not for the users and exploiters of their creativity.

This came to the fore when the Senate Committee on Trade and Investment held a public hearing on two proposed bills for an act to repeal the copyright act cap c28 lfn 2004 and to re-enact the copyright act 2021 and for matters connected therewith, 2021 (SB.688) and the Executive Bill SB. 769 to replace the Copyright Law presently in operation.

The committee which is jointly chaired by Senators Francis Fadahunsi and Opeyemi…



Source: Nigerian Tribune

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