Describe the main features of the measure/initiative:
The initiative has the broad objective of establishing the Intellectual Property Enforcement Unit that will work hand in hand with the creative artists to ensure that their works are protected. The major features of the agreement included; 1. The need of the Parties to establish a framework providing for a Police Intellectual Property Enforcement Unit specifically dedicated to copyright enforcement. 2. Strengthening relations between the Parties in their respective mandates and the enhancement of cooperation in the identified area of interest and without prejudice to the parties' duties under other governing laws; 3. The need for cooperation between the parties for their mutual benefit in ensuring compliance with Intellectual Property law as well as creating an enabling environment for the development of a vibrant cultural industry in Uganda.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?:
1. The Intellectual Property Enforcement Unit was established and now housed and facilitated by URSB. 2. Intellectual Property Enforcement operations have been intensified in all fields of creative works to ensure that creative rights are protected and promoted. 3. Increased the working relation between the civil societies and government agencies in the promotion of culture. 4. Creative Artists have started gaining confidence in the government agencies and Civil Societies in the protection of their works.