• Perhaps we should start off by breaking down what copyright is. This will help to do away with any misconceptions that have been held to its definition.

    Copyright is exactly what it says it is. It is the exclusive right of creators of artistic, literary and scientific works over their creations. The rights to reproduce, make adaptations, rearrange, distribute, perform and publicly communicate their works exclusively without the interference of any third parties.

  • In November 18, 1986, Lesotho became party to a convention establishing the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), a convention first signed at Stockholm on July 14, 1967 and amended on September 28, 1979. Currently with a membership of 191 countries, the main objectives of WIPO are to promote the protection of intellectual property throughout the world through cooperation among States and to ensure administrative cooperation among the Unions.