THE EFFICACY OF THE COPYRIGHT AND NEIGHBOURING RIGHTS ACT N019 OF 2006 ON THE PROTECTION OF MUSICAL WORKS IN UGANDA.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION ...................................................................................................................................... i

APPROVAL ............................................................................................................................................. ii

DEDICATIONS ...................................................................................................................................... iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ..................................................................................................................... iv

TABLE OF CASES ................................................................................................................................. v

TABLE OF STATUTES ........................................................................................................................ vi

LIST OF ACRONYMS ......................................................................................................................... vii

ABSTRACT ............................................................................................................................................. X

CHAPTER ONE ...................................................................................................................................... I

1.0 Introduction . ...................................................................................................................................... I

1.1 Background to the st1,1dy ...................................................................................................................... 3

1.2 Statement of the Problem .................................................................................................................... 5

1.3 Objectives of the study ........................................................................................................................ 6

1.3.1 General Objective ............................................................................................................................. 6

1.3 .2. Specific objectives ........................................................................................................................... 6

1.4 Hypothesis ........................................................................................................................................... 6

1.5 Significance of the study ..................................................................................................................... 7

1.6 Purpose of the Study ............................................................................................................................ 7

1.7 Research Methodology ........................................................................................................................ 8

1.9 Target population ................................................................................................................................. 9

1.10 DATA SOURCES: .......................................................................................................................... IO

I .II Scope of the study ........................................................................................................................... II

1.12 Research questions .......................................................................................................................... 12

CHAPTER TWO ................................................................................................................................... 13

LITERATURE REVIEW ........................................................................................................................ 13

CHAPTER THREE ............................................................................................................................... 20

THE LEGAL AND INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK GOVERNING PROTECTION OF MUSICAL

WORKS IN UGANDA ........................................................................................................................... 20

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3.1 Introduction ....................................................................................................................................... 20

3 .I International Conventions on the Protection of Copyrights .............................................................. 20

3.1.1 Berne Convention ........................................................................................................................... 20

3 .1.2 The agreement on Trade Related Aspects oflntellectual Property Rights. (TRIPS) ..................... 21

3.1.3 The World Intellectual Property Organization Copyright Treaty (WIPO Copyright Treaty) ........ 22

3 .1.4 The International Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and

Broadcasting Organization (Rome Convention) ..................................................................................... 23

CHAPTER FOUR ................................................................................................................................. 27

4.0 Introduction ....................................................................................................................................... 27

4.1 Fild Findings ...................................................................................................................................... 27

CHAPTER FIVE ................................................................................................................................... 41

5.1 Conclusions ....................................................................................................................................... 41

5.2 Observations ...................................................................................................................................... 41

5.3 Recommendations ............................................................................................................................. 42

REFERENCES ........................................................................................................................................ 44

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ABSTRACT. Uganda has diverse and rich traditional knowledge, covering socio-economic aspects of life

like music, folklore, apprenticeship, handcraft, production, medicine, etc. The Copyright and

intellectual property laws in Uganda stems from the British Copyright laws and intellectual

propetty regimes. As a result these laws are based on western modes of authorship and

ownership, since all laws concerning copyright protection has got its origin from Britain.

Musical rights is one of the rights protected by the1 This study will critically analyze the

efficacy of the Copyright and Neighboring Rights Act No.l9 of 2006, on the protection of

musical rights in Uganda. Chapter one provides an introduction, background to the research

paper as well as outlining issues that will be discussed this section covers the historical

development of music industry from the pre-colonial period to the present times. It also

provides an insight into the music industry as well as the issues brought about by the limited

lack of enforcement of Copyright in the Music industry. The chapter further includes the

statement of the problem which gives an insight of the width of the problem that the researcher

intends to address. In the same chapter the research methodology and the scope of the study are

discussed. Chapter two includes the literature review of what other researchers and the

academia have written in relation to the san1e research problem. Chapter three will include a

detailed discussion of the legal framework on Copyright law in Uganda with Specific reference

to the protection of Musical works. Chapter four will be a guided detailed discussion of the

research findings, a presentation and analysis of the san1e.

Finally chapter five will include and discuss recommendations to the different and relevant

stakeholders if the law is to adequately give protection to musical works in Uganda.

1Copyright and Neighboring Rights Act No .19 of2006.

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Research, SSA . "THE EFFICACY OF THE COPYRIGHT AND NEIGHBOURING RIGHTS ACT N019 OF 2006 ON THE PROTECTION OF MUSICAL WORKS IN UGANDA." Afribary (2022). Accessed October 02, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-efficacy-of-the-copyright-and-neighbouring-rights-act-n019-of-2006-on-the-protection-of-musical-works-in-uganda