Film. Art. Networking Conference offers insights into new intellectual property rights law in Kuwait from CEE NETWORK
Underlining its promise to building a solid and safeguarded inventive network in Kuwait, CEE NETWORK, a substance driven and community centered media service agency, as of late held the first of its sort meeting entitled F.A.N – Film. Art. Networking, with the point of bringing issues to light of the most recent improvements on the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) law in Kuwait and its effect on different enterprises, with an attention on logical, imaginative and literary production.
Held at GUST University on 7 December, F.A.N gathering was held in a joint effort with the American Film Showcase, the US Embassy in Kuwait and the National Library of Kuwait. The gathering highlighted a variety of drawing in board dialogs, taking an inside and out take a gander at how the new IPR law fit as a fiddle the eventual future of film, art and music industry, and for content makers when all is said in done.
Talking on the boards, imaginative industry pioneers and legal specialists offered bits of knowledge into the new universe of chances opened up by the IPR law presented in July 2019. They accentuated that the law will encourage an imaginative economy where copyrights are safeguarded and content makers are paid decently for their work. Preparing for new business openings, the new enactment will drive the development of the Kuwaiti economy while likewise empowering the nation's social part and advancing a more secure venture condition the country over in general.
Directed by the prestigious Kuwaiti filmmaking directors, Dawood AlShuail and Tarek Jammal, the board sessions sorted out for the day were 'IPR Law and How it Could Help You', "AFS and International Film Support', 'Making Content for Advertising' and 'Making Films in Kuwait'.
Remarking on the accomplishment of the occasion, Dina Al Mallak, Managing Director of CEE Network, stated: "with regards to its pledge to supporting a flourishing inventive scene in Kuwait, CEE NETWORK has stayed at the front line of activities concentrated on advancing brands and local talent. Our month to month diwaniya has advanced as a fantastic stage for specialists and innovative organizations to network and fabricate significant connections. Expanding on the achievement of these activities, we collaborated with our accomplices to feature openings acquired by the new IPR law in the nation. We are certain that the F.A.N gathering will fill in as a beginning stage for another period of development in innovative businesses and a more clear comprehension of the importance of this law."
On his part, Nelson Wen, Cultural Attaché at the US Embassy in Kuwait, stated: "The U.S. International safe haven is pleased to partake in CEE NETWORK's Film, Art, and Networking (F.A.N) meeting. The Embassy's Public Affairs Section has brought two honor winning American movie producers, Josh Bennett and Alex Fuller, to screen their movies in this celebration and fill in as specialists for exchanges on filmmaking. We additionally bolster the F.A.N celebration's topic of protected innovation rights, since inventive specialists need the authorization of solid copyright laws so as to deliver the substance that spectators appreciate viewing. The U.S. International safe haven bolsters craftsmen in Kuwait by offering social trade programs that help nearby specialists ensure their protected innovation rights and fabricate their abilities."
Fawaz Al Ajmi, Lawyer and Legal Researcher, Copyright Department at Kuwait National Library, remarked: "The new copyright law is a demonstration of the huge advancement Kuwait has made in its change into a main business center point that is attractive to both local and foreign investors, organizations and experts. With the law fortifying licensed intellectual property rights to ensure innovators and their patents, the imaginative economy will profit immensely. Be that as it may, aggregate endeavors towards guaranteeing the consistence of the guidelines delineated in the enactment will be basic. I accept that F.A.N has furnished the network with a remarkable stage to meet up and drive the discussion forward."
The line-up of speakers, including Fawaz Al Ajmi; Lawyer and Legal Researcher, Copyright Department at Kuwait National Library, Sami El Quqa, Founder of Music Grid, and grant winning flimmakers Alexandra Fuller and Jousha Bennett, featured the intriguing boards.
The networking occasion likewise remembered an introduction for the IPR law by the National Library of Kuwait and a video meeting of the IP Attaché at the US Embassy in Kuwait. Moreover, a portion of work by taking part specialists were on appear at the occasion, notwithstanding the screening of 10 Kuwaiti short movies.