The gate Arab news technical
Announced the information technology industry development agency “itida” for the launch of the first lab forensics digital specialist to protect intellectual property rights as part of a number of executive actions designed to combat software piracy.
The first exhibition of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa, and the influence of body-based and is entrusted with the enforcement of intellectual property rights related to software products and databases through the Office of the protection of intellectual property rights to the authority.
The exhibition also features the latest software and cutting edge technologies which will be a roadmap for all the parties involved in the issues of violations of intellectual property of digital processes and the distinction between original products and counterfeit, in order to facilitate dealing with issues of piracy as it is specifically designed to support solving issues related to the piracy business software piracy on the internet as well as to restore the original content in digital devices and discover the techniques of a new fraud.
The year 2017 spurt in building the capacity of many of the Parties on the protection of intellectual property rights in Egypt where has been held many meetings and seminars and training programmes for legal aspects and technical and scientific necessary to deal with such crimes.
Dr. Mohamed hegazy, Director of the Office of the intellectual property rights of the authority: “over the past two years, we have taken comprehensive measures to ensure the enforcement of intellectual property rights with all concerned, including the economic courts of judges, prosecutors, police officers, and the owners of the copyright”. He added: “We are committed through the launch of this exhibition with the support of efforts to eliminate infringement on Intellectual Property Rights and expand the base of rely on.”
Enable the Office of the protection of intellectual property rights during the past year, only offer a number of courses and programs intensive training, involving more than 900 police officers from the specialized in works of art, 97 journalists from the national media, the 125 employees of different software companies, in addition to 473 judges in the economic courts.
These efforts resulted in submission of the reports of the technical expertise of the economic courts in the 96 case, and the 203 is a computer program & 267 software license.
According to the latest study on piracy which is issued in collaboration between the World Federation of producers of business software BSA andthe foundation of IDC, the global consultancy, came the piracy rate in Egypt, 61 percent, less than its competitors websites provided information technology services for outsourcing, including Morocco 65 percent, the Philippines 67 percent, Vietnam 78 percent.
The Egyptian government is working at present on preparing a draft law for the protection and privacy of data, while the Cabinet approved the act on the fight against cybercrime and wait for the approval of parliament to do it.
It is noteworthy that, in light of the continued momentum earned in Egypt in the field of technology innovation and entrepreneurship in the framework of the state strategy towards the digital transformation in all sectors, the government represented by the Ministry of information and communication technology to put its strategy of free software and open source theme implementation in 2016.
Represent the policy recently adopted the paradigm shift in intellectual property rules because they provide an alternative model for licensing software, with the development of system and work environment conducive to the production of new and innovative programmes, and working on the promotion and protection of innovation activities, scientific research and development.
The launch of the first lab forensics digital protection of IPRs in Egypt